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Cassava Starch

Volume 436: debated on Monday 28 April 1947

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asked the Minister of Food the amount of the postwar importation of cassava starch; the amount of prewar importation; the chief sources of supply in each case; and what is being done to develop cassava starch in the British Colonies.

1936.1937.1938.1939.
cwts.cwts.cwts.cwts.
British Colonies2,1612,9843,948
Germany3,65438,460
Netherlands5,06978,62724,8282,537
Java143,4882.062,1641,756,2061 739,799
Brazil37,2233,73925,3781,967
Other Foreign Countries13,70150,99731,5623,788
Total205,2962,236,9711,841,922748,091
Postwar imports of cassava (or tapioca) in the form of flour or starch, other than the foodstuff tapioca, are as follow:
1945.1946.1947.
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British Colonies
Madagascar115,680
Brazil6,000
Other Foreign Countries
Total.115,6806,000