WASHINGTON, Sept. 16, 2009 -- The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Commodity Credit Corporation today accepted a bid from an exporter under the Dairy Export Incentive Program for cheddar cheese to Africa and Middle East.
The award totaled 100 metric tons of cheddar cheese.
Delivery period: Sept. 16 - Dec. 31, 2009
Bonus: $475.00 per metric ton
Remaining global DEIP balance: 2,423 metric tons
CCC's bonus was awarded to Schreiber Foods, Inc.
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