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Guatemalan vegetable imports on the rise

For immediate release — August 18, 2021. The Guatemalan Produce Trade Association reports fresh vegetable imports from Guatemala have increased year-over-year. According to USDA/FAS statistics significant volumes in several key vegetable categories have risen over the past year.

GPTA reports that as import volumes continue to rise – the demand for specialty and value added options available through GPTA Importer Members enable a supply of products that keep their retailers and foodservice customers on the cutting edge.

“Retailers and the food service industry can count on consistent volumes from Guatemala,” states Priscilla Lleras-Bush, GPTA director.

“GPTA Importer Members are revered within their category because they handle the best quality fresh fruits and vegetables,” she adds.

GPTA’s website provides the opportunity to get to know importer and industry service providers better. Member videos invite buyers to an inside look to learn about each Member Company, products and services. Retailers and food service companies have contact information just a click away.

The Guatemala Produce Trade Association (GPTA) aligns leading U.S. importers and industry service providers towards the goal of positively impacting trade of Guatemalan grown fruits and vegetables imported to the U.S.