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Difficulty for new businesses

By ROPATE VALEMEI
Friday, September 16, 2016

Update: 3:56PM DIFFICULTY in establishing business in Fiji is still an issue, says Jodi Smith, CEO of Ranadi Plantation at Pacific Harbour.

Ms Smith said the process of getting a foreign direct investment certificate in the country was a slow process. Ranadi Plantation Partnership is Fiji�s largest organic ginger farm. It is Fiji�s first and only GlobalGAP certified farm. Comprising 62 hectares with 1.5km of its own beachfront, Ranadi is located in Deuba, about 45 minutes west of Suva. Their main export crop is fresh ginger, with the farm producing a wide range of other fruit, legumes and spices including lemongrass, lime, lemon, coconut, papaya, cacao, turmeric, wild Fijian ginger, mucuna, vanilla and cinnamon.






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