Fiji SOE gears up to meet growing global coconut market

Copra Millers, a State Owned Enterprise of the Fiji Government, has a multi-pronged strategy to respond to the rapidly rising global demand for coconuts and coconut products. Among these are the setting up of a new integrated plant in Savusavu that will make an array of coconut products from the much-in-demand virgin coconut oil (VCO)…

‘Buy FSM made’ label conveys uniqueness of local story

  Pacific Trade and Invest (PT&I) NZ partnered with The Federated States of Micronesia’s (FSM) Department of Resources and Development to host a Trade Fair to coincide with the Pacific Islands Forum annual leaders’ meeting earlier this month in Pohnpei. The Trade Fair was intended to showcase and promote the various and high quality FSM…

Participants put PT&I workshops skills to use

Pacific Trade & Invest (PT&I) NZ conducted its Path to Market (P2M) Workshops in Pohnpei (which is one of the four states of the Federated States of Micronesia or FSM) and the Republic of the Marshall Islands (RMI).

Fiji farmer-exporter wins top global award

Ranadi Plantation Partnership, along with three other farms, has been awarded the prestigious Global G.A.P. (Global Partnership for Good Agricultural Practices) Award for 2016.

Chocolate maker goes for gold

“People love the story of the Solomon Islands and the story behind how the Solomons Gold chocolate came to be,” says chocolate maker Glenn Yeatman, whose factory in Tauranga manufactures a growing range of chocolate and cocoa products.