USSEC Hosts Korean Soy Buyers Team
- General News
USSEC recently hosted a team of twelve Korean feed mill and broiler integrator executives and staff to the United States. The team included research and development, formulation and purchasing staff as well as two vice presidents from the Korea Feed Association.The delegation had the opportunity to learn about U.S. swine and broiler production, U.S. soy meal production and the logistics of shipping soy.
The team traveled to North Carolina, Oregon and California to visit North Carolina State University, a Cargill crushing plant, Murphy Brown LLC, Butterball, a grain export terminal and Hanjin Shipping. The participants used this trip to build trade relationships with U.S. soy exporters. Say Young Jo, USSEC Korea country director, and Hyung Suk Lee, USSEC animal utilization technical director accompanied the team.
USSEC’s coordination of buyer team visits has been an effective tool in expanding the market for U.S. soy in Korea as well as other countries.