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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Friday, January 29, 2010

Hawaii papaya group receives $134,000 for export promotion

Advertiser Staff

The Hawaii Papaya Industry Association is getting $134,400 from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to help develop and promote in overseas markets.

U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced the funding as part of $234.5 million given out to organizations ranging from the California Prune Board to the Ginseng Board of Wisconsin for the promotion of food and agricultural exports.