Tunisia typically imports U.S. products in bulk vessels because containers rates are expensive. However, changing freight dynamics created a new opportunity as Tunisia received its first shipment of 1,000 metric tons of U.S. DDGS in containers. Council staff were there to witness its unloading and discuss future sales opportunities. Pictured from left to right are Reece Cannady, USGC manager of global trade, Mohamed Salah Bouthour, USGC marketing specialist and Faouzi Ben Kahla, managing director at Medigrain.
About The U.S. Grains Council
The U.S. Grains Council develops export markets for U.S. barley, corn, sorghum and related products including distiller’s dried grains with solubles (DDGS) and ethanol. With full-time presence in 28 locations, the Council operates programs in more than 50 countries and the European Union. The Council believes exports are vital to global economic development and to U.S. agriculture’s profitability. Detailed information about the Council and its programs is online at www.grains.org.