Tanzanian rice set become top seller

December 12, 2015

mong the geographically and culturally diverse countries from Khartoum to Cape Town, the two top rice producing countries are Madagascar and Tanzania with 2.5 million tonnes and 1.4 million tonnes, respectively. Carter Coleman, CEO of U.K.-based Agrica Ltd, operator of a large commercial rice farm in Tanzania said high quality rice is now the preferred grain of the urban middle class residents as well as the vast rural communities.

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Topics: COMMON EXTERNAL TARIFF (CET)

Regions: TANZANIA

Authors: EAST AFRICAN BUSINESS WEEK

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