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Catfish, chicken and coffee part of Trade with Africa summit

Published on May 17, 2018

Business and government dignitaries from more than a dozen African countries convened in Bentonville Thursday (May 10) at the state’s first Trade with Africa Summit — a two-day event spearheaded by Toyin Umesiri and sponsored by Walmart, Westrock Coffee Company, Tyson Foods and eight other business interests.

The central theme for the Thursday’s speaker lineup was that Africa is not only open for business but the timing is ripe for more partnerships between Arkansas companies and those in Africa. Read more. Source |