Soy Tour Helps Asian Buyers
Lin Tan DTN China Correspondent
Mon Nov 24, 2014 06:25 AM CST

OMAHA (DTN) -- Yusuf Berlian, a merchandiser for Indonesia's largest poultry feed producer, used to only import soybean meal from Argentina.

"But we will be turning to more imports of U.S. product now" that he's developed better business relations in America and learned about the feed quality, he told DTN while on a tour with other Asian buyers of North Dakota, South Dakota, Minnesota, Iowa, Nebraska and Kansas.

Peter Mishek, organizer of the tour and president of Mishek, Inc., an export consulting company, said the tour helped the buying teams better understand the quality characteristics of this year's soybean crop ...

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