WASHINGTON, Oct. 22, 2009 -- The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Commodity Credit Corporation today accepted two bids from an exporter under the Dairy Export Incentive Program for cheddar cheese to Africa and Middle East.
The award totaled 126 metric tons of cheddar cheese.
Delivery period: Oct. 22 - Dec. 31, 2009
Average bonus: $275.00 per metric ton
Remaining global DEIP balance: 1,361 metric tons
CCC's bonuses were awarded to Hoogwegt U.S., Inc.
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