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Cheryl Anderson DTN Staff Reporter
Mon Dec 31, 2012 11:52 AM CST

The U.S. Grains Council assisted a Tunisian grain buyer in finding sources for dried distillers grains with solubles, according to an article on the Council's website (http://bit.ly/…).

The Chaabouni Group imported its first container of U.S. DDGS in 2010; however, subsequent high U.S. corn prices made it difficult to purchase mixed corn/DDGS shipments. For several months, Chaabouni Group president Hatam Chaabouni tried unsuccessfully to source U.S. DDGS. He finally bought a mixed shipment of DDGS, soybean meal and soybeans.

After that purchase, Chaabouni attended the Council's Export Exchange conference in October. The Council's staff helped him expand his ...

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