December 22, 2015

Cuba re-opens market to Arkansas poultry

A three-day trade mission to Cuba in September has paid off for two Arkansas poultry processors. Gov. Asa Hutchinson said Cuba has lifted its ban on poultry produced in Arkansas, and Tyson Foods and Simmons Foods will resume trade with Cuba. Simmons Foods recently reached an agreement to ship 3,000 metric tons of frozen chicken leg quarters to Cuba. The company said the shipment will leave in early January. Read More

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