Bangladesh: Bangladesh, US celebrate 50 years of food and friendship

DHAKA, 24 June 2022, (TON): Bangladesh and the United States together have celebrated 50 Years of Food and Friendship  by organizing two day US-Bangladesh virtual market showcase.

A press release issued by US embassy said “the showcase offered U.S. exporters an opportunity to meet with Bangladeshi distributors and importers of consumer-oriented food and beverage products.”

It added “in 2020, Bangladesh imported over $1 billion of agricultural and food products from the United States.” 

US Embassy Chargd' Affaires Helen LaFave and Administrator of the US Department of Agriculture Foreign Agricultural Service Daniel Whitley were present during the inaugural session of virtual market held from June 21 to 22.

La Fave said “I am pleased demand is growing for U.S. products in Bangladesh expanding food sector, as consumers recognize the high quality of our products and the reliability of our companies.” 

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