Green tea getting popular in India

Indians, the world’s largest consumers of tea, are developing a taste for a new brand of drink — Chinese green tea, attracted by its medicinal properties. Chinese tea, which is taken without sugar or milk, is now on top of the menu at plush restaurants where health-conscious Indians riding an economic boom dine…

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?Five Countries as Iran Main Pistachio Export Target Iran in the first two month of spring exported 99.8 percent of its exported pistachio to five countries.Click here for full story.

Poland: Campaign promoting frozen food launched

It has been announced that the Polish Frozen Food Association (SMZ) has launched a campaign aiming the promotion of frozen food and educating Polish consumers how to use frozen food so that it does not lose its health qualities and taste…Click here for full story.

Constellation laps up US drinks trend

Branded wines and imported beer in the US steered Constellation Brands to a record first quarter sales growth, revealing how the firm is sitting at the centre of American drinking trends…Click here for full story.

IMF Praises Russian Economy, Forecasts 6.5% GDP Growth in 2006

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) forecasts that in 2006 economic growth in Russia will reach 6.5 percent, the head of IMF mission in Russia Paul Tomsen said on Monday, June 26, at a press conference in Moscow. “This year we forecast an economic growth of 6.5 percent, in 2007 the rates of economic growth in Russia will remain high,” Tomsen said, quoted by RIA Novosti…

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Retailers boost fairtrade sales

Global sales in fairtrade products have increased 37 per cent to €1.1bn (£758m) in the last year, as leading supermarket chains switch sourcing policies to tap the growing consumer trend for ethically produced goods.Click here for full story.

Indian Economy likely to show 5.9 p.c growth till 2020
The Indian economy is likely to grow at the rate of 5.9 per cent evey year between 2006 and 2020 and would contribute 12.2 per cent of the global economic growth in the next 15 years, according to survey by Economist Intelligence Unit…

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Poland: Shoppers spend less, more often

According to the Shopper Trends report published recently by retail market analysts AC Nielsen, Polish shoppers go shopping virtually every day, and when they do, they spend an average of Zl 20 (US$ 6.53 EUR 5.08)…Click here for full story.

Exhibitions Work
Research by the UK’s Association of Exhibition Organisers (aeo) in 2005 confirmed that trade fairs deliver real results for their exhibitors. On average it was established that exhibitors gain a 3 fold Return On Investment (ROI), with 24% reporting between 5 and 10 times ROI.

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