As a follow-up of the March visit, recently technical assistants and a training course have been given to specialists of a fruit and vegetable export centre. It was about an onion packing line.
Recently, Ostra International found a customer in Venezuela for a French fries factory. In the mean time, in cooperation with Kiremko, an application for a subsidized PESP study project has been sent to EVD. Recently an approval has been received to execute this feasibility study in Venezuela. The study is called: “ state-off-the-art French fries production plant in Venezuela ” Ostra International is the initiator of this project which will be executed in cooperation with Kiremko; Montfoort and TCA; Caracas.
Recently, Ostra International executed technical assistance, training and a potato field demonstration on a APH project in Sudan. Along the Nile river, potatoes are being cultivated in the dessert on a modern way.
Ostra International started a professional cooperation with the company Garva s.a. in Havana. Together with Garva, agricultural machines, implements and spare parts will be sold to existing and new clients in Cuba. Garva is a Mexican-Cuban company and is active in the supply of parts and materials to industrial and agri mechanisation distributors.
Ostra International will execute commercial activities in Latin America for Ottevanger Milling Engineers. This cooperation will start at the International Poultry and feed expo in Atlanta USA. See enclosed invitation here.
Ostra International is very active in the agricultural and horticultural sector in Venezuela. For various Dutch suppliers, the local market has been developed in the private and government sector. Some of the projects are: • Feed mills in cooperation with Ottevanger milling engineers • Greenhouses in cooperation with Dalsem horticultural projects • Potato processing in cooperation with Kiremko • Potato handling in cooperation with Bijlsma Hercules • Potato storages in cooperation with Thinkingsteel In cooperation with de Venezuelan government, various projects are being developed in the agri – food sector.