More Salvadorean coffee for Asia

Quality Grains will start exporting its coffee to a supermarket chain in Hong Kong over the next few months.

Monday, June 23, 2008

Company president Samuel Quirós confirmed the sale.
He said higher incomes are now a fact in China, and the first shipments to the Far East have been good for the company.
"We don't know how much they will buy, since the orders are still small," he said, "but this is a project of two years through an American firm with trade relations in China. It's a difficult market but you can make it big there."

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Taiwan expects to purchase over $1 million in Salvadoran Coffee, explained its ambassador Carlos Liao.

Seven companies will visit the country starting tomorrow, and they will tour various coffee plantations, in order to assess the quality of the grain.

Taiwan consumes $100 million of coffee each year.

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