National Strategic Trade Symposium in Kuala Lumpur

The U.S. Department of State’s, Export Control and Related Border Security (EXBS) program, in collaboration with Malaysia’s Strategic Trade Secretariat (STS) and The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), organized an industry outreach program called the “National Strategic Trade Symposium”. The event was held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia and was attended by 227 participants. Experts from ...
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Potatoes USA – Healthy Meals, Happy Families

On April 18, 2017, the U.S. Potato Board, a national potato marketing and research organization that represents more than 2,500 potato growers and handlers in the United States, held a potato promotion supported by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS) Kuala Lumpur.  The multi-pronged promotion with the theme “Healthy Meals, Happy Families”  ...
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Borlaug Fellowship in Malaysia, Research that Benefits the Cocoa Industry

Highlight: Read how the USDA Borlaug Fellowship Program supported research to fight devastating disease and insects in the production of Malaysian cocoa. This world renowned program supports collaborative research that impacts food security, agricultural productivity, and economic growth. On March 21, 2017, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS) office at the ...
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Malaysia welcomes 68,100 tons of U.S. #2 Yellow Corn

Malaysia welcomes 68,100 tons of U.S. #2 Yellow Corn.  Chickens will not go hungry.  Neither will chicken lovers.   Following receipt of the first bulk shipment of corn last August after a hiatus of five years since the disastrous U.S. drought of 2011/2012, Malaysia received its second cargo of 68,100 tons for the Malaysian market ...
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Say “cheese,” California cheese that is!

California Cheese Seminar 2016 Berjaya University College of Hospitality Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia  On Tuesday, November 29, 2016, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s ( USDA ) export promotion arm for U.S. agricultural products known as the Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS), represented and based  in Kuala Lumpur, supported a California cheese seminar in collaboration with the California Milk Advisory Board .  There ...
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U.S. Pork Food Service Seminar

On November 16, 2016, a U.S. pork seminar was held at Sausage and Ribs Shack in Kuala Lumpur to educate food service users of pork about the merits of using delicious, high quality American pork owing to good genetics, quality feed, proper handling, technology and strict U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) standards.   Participants sampled pork chop, spare ribs, St. ...
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American Seafood Promotion

On Thursday, September 29, 2016, United States Department of Agriculture ’s overseas export promotion arm for American agricultural products, known as the Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS), held an American Seafood Promotion at Victoria Station Restaurant in Kuala Lumpur, with 52 guests attending. It targeted seafood importers, supermarkets, hotels, restaurants, food service and representatives of U.S. associations that support export market development. Chef Jean-luc Lundy gave a ...
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