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Weekly SPUDS News, Issue August 27, 2006
August 28, 2006

International News - All About Sweet Potatoes

Hanoi, Vietnam - Sweet Potatoes Exported to China

The Hoang Gia Ltd. Company in the Mekong Delta province of Vinh Long has exported 10 tons of sweet potatoes to China through the Tan Thanh border gate. These are the company's first sweet potatoes to be exported to China through this border gate. The sweet potatoes will be sold through two big supermarket systems.

Source: Vietnam Economic Times -

Cape Town, South Africa - Sweet Potatoes for HIV/AIDS Nutrition

In a 7-point plan for good nutrition for people with HIV/AIDS, includes sweet potatoes as one of the food types for its Step 3 - Eat A Varied Diet.

Source: - Cape Town, South Africa

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