ND agriculture commish to visit Cuba
State Agriculture Commissioner Roger Johnson says he has been invited to
bring a delegation of North Dakota food exporters and processors to Cuba
"The Cubans are very interested in the commodities and products that
North Dakota has to offer," Johnson said Tuesday in a statement. He is
organizing a trip to Havana May 21-25, to finish signing contracts for a
$20 million purchase agreement.
So far, $10 million worth of products has been contracted and delivered
by North Dakota producers, Johnson said.
"We hope to finish contracting the remaining $10 million and act on any
future sales contracts," Johnson said.
Interested food exporting and processing companies should contact his
department by Feb. 21 if they want to be part of the trade trip, Johnson