NEWS17 December 2019

California Prune Board opens tender

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US – The California Prune Board has announced it is holding competitive bids for international research and evaluation.   

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The research will include: China, South Korea, Japan, Canada, EU markets, Asean markets, South America markets and the US.

The California Prune Board, headquartered in Roseville, has conducted marketing activities on behalf of the California prune industry in Europe since 1986. 

The organisation is part of the US Department of Agriculture’s Market Access Programme (MAP) and Agricultural Trade Promotion Programme (ATP).

Any companies interested in bidding will either need to specialise in one market or across all countries as a group or with associates. All reporting needs to be in English after translation. 

Any interested candidates can request a detailed briefing document from Esther Ritson-Elliott, director of international marketing and communications,, by 20th December 2019, with the final proposal submitted by 3rd January 2020.