DULUTH — The first container cargoes bound for European markets are ticketed to leave the local port this weekend, when 200 containers loaded with bulk sacks of kidney beans depart aboard the ship Nunalik.
The beans are headed for 10 locations in four different countries across the Atlantic Ocean, including Germany, Italy, France and Hungary.
“This is very satisfying to have this come together,” said Deb DeLuca, executive director for the Duluth Seaway Port Authority. “This is an opportunity to demonstrate how it can work.”
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