Processed vegetables industry with a new web portal.To help agribusiness agribusiness
Agriculture operated by business; specifically, that part of a modern national economy devoted to the production, processing, and distribution of food and fibre products and byproducts. companies increase their competitiveness and sales, the Macedonian Association of Processors (MAP) has developed an interactive web portal See portal. , for participants of the processed vegetables value chain, with support from the USAID USAID United States Agency for International Development
USAID Agencia de los Estados Unidos para el Desarrollo Internacional (Spanish) AgBiz Program.
The portal offers easy access to market information, joint presentation and bidding, which will improve competitiveness and open new market opportunities.
"The idea emerged from the need for more efficient communication, cooperation and visibility of Macedonian vegetable processing companies," said USAID Economic Growth Office Director, Joseph Lessard. "The portal will foster horizontal and vertical linkages within the industry and help companies develop new sales opportunities. "
The web portal incorporates a brokerage tool, enabling participants of the processed vegetable value chain to place their quantities for sale individually and jointly, exchange products on offer or demand, and automatically receive external enquiries for trade.
The portal will help companies keep up with the latest industry trends and global networking, building on the strong relationships already established by the Macedonian vegetable processing companies and MAP with partner organizations and individual companies from the region and EU.