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2014-08-13 23:08:48

The 3rd Palm Oil Africa conference coming to Accra, Ghana on 13-14 October, 2014 promises vital updates on Africa’s lucrative palm oil business, and expands focus, this year, to include rubber and cocoa investments. Accra, Ghana (PRWEB) August 13, 2014 The movers and shakers of the African palm oil industry along with the cocoa and rubber investors and stakeholders are gearing up for the African edition of CMT’s Palm Oil series, which offers vital industry dialog on ‘Mounting...

2014-05-20 12:35:33

ABIDJAN, Côte d'Ivoire, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Senior executives from 12 of the world's largest chocolate and cocoa companies are signing a joint agreement with the Government of Côte d'Ivoire as part of an unprecedented strategy to accelerate actions to make cocoa farming in the country sustainable. The plan, announced here today and known as CocoaAction, calls for building a rejuvenated and economically viable cocoa sector through increased cooperation between...

2014-01-10 08:24:38

FRESNO, Calif., Jan. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Olam Spices & Vegetable Ingredients (Olam SVI or the Company) has completed an expansion in size and capability of its spices processing facility in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. The 85,300-sq.-ft (26,000-sq.-mt) spice processing facility will enhance cleaning and storage processes for black pepper, and adds capabilities to process cinnamon, ginger and nutmeg products. The investment in new equipment and technologies, along with its...

2010-10-20 09:00:00

WASHINGTON, Oct. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- The World Cocoa Foundation (WCF), which celebrates its tenth anniversary this week, is marking the occasion with a gathering of representatives from industry, government, development organizations, and research institutes around the globe. "Marking a Decade of Cocoa Sustainability" is the theme for WCF's two-day Partnership Meeting, which opens this morning in Washington, D.C. During a special reception at the U.S. Botanic Garden last night, WCF...

2010-06-30 07:00:00

CARACAS, Venezuela, June 30 /PRNewswire/ -- TechnoServe, in partnership with Cargill, has created an entrepreneur development program in Venezuela to identify promising small businesses and help them overcome obstacles to growth. The program is part of Idea Tu Empresa, a series of business plan competitions in Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru and Venezuela. TechnoServe, Cargill and local organization Foco Sustentable aim to create sustainable economic opportunities for poor...


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tessitura
  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
This word is Italian in origin and comes from the Latin 'textura,' web, structure.