Samoa cooked breadfruit on export trial in Australia
Cooked breadfruit from Samoa is still banned from entering New Zealand but the first trial of export cooked breadfruit to Australia has had positive responses from retailers there.
The general manager of the Farmer Joe company in Apia, Alex Brunt, says its modern commercial oven has been used to bake the breadfruit, and says feedback from the retailers and customers alike is positive.
Samoa's ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries, with assistance from the Australian Government's Pacific Horticultural and Agricultural Market Access Programme, has been working on the trial, and says the programme will benefit local farmers.
The ministry says a second export trial is now being prepared.
THE NEW COMMENTS PROCESS
To make comments, you will need to register. You can register under your real name or use a 'screen' name. This way, people will be able to follow comments and make comments back and forth to each other. If you choose to use a 'screen name' no one will know your true identity. In either case, no email addresses will be available to anyone. It is an automated process. If you have questions, email: email@example.com
You currently are not logged in, please LOGIN to post comments.