Namibia's first batch of beef reaches US

NAMIBIA - Namibia's first beef consignment sent to the US around 20 February of this year has finally reached its destination.
calendar icon 27 April 2020
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The consignment arrived in the US on 17 April.

President and consultant for Import Export Associares (IEA), Leonard Lang shared this information with The Namibian and said the 25 tonnes of beef is Meatco's first full container exported to the US.

The beef exports come after 18 years of extensive negotiations between the two countries.

In 2002 and 2005, Namibia initiated negotiations on the export of meat products to the US, with the intention of exporting boneless raw beef products such as prime cuts, chuck, blade and beef trimming.

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