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Papua New Guinea Food Suppliers, Accommodation and Other Markets

4.2.5 Papua New Guinea Additional Service Provision Contact List

Main Food Suppliers

PNG Food Production

  • A small proportion of land can sustain cash crops, including coffee and cocoa (arable land: 0.49%)
  • Permanent crops: 1.4%
  • Other: 98.11% (2005)

Main Production

  • Coffee, cocoa, copra, palm kernels, tea, sugar, sweet potatoes, fruits, vegetables, vanilla; shell fish, poultry, pork.
  • Rice is becoming a staple food.
  • The food market is - except for flour & rice on the import side and coffee & tea for the export - not organized as an industry with organized & stabilized food pipelines.
  • Even if nearly all food products may be found in the country, the local suppliers only maintain a minimal stock and are not ready signing stand-by agreement or buffer stocks agreement with the humanitarian agencies.

For a list of the main food suppliers, please select the following document:

PNG Local Supplies Market List

Accommodation

For a list of accommodation providers in the country, please select the contact list given above.