Dole plc announced today that The American-Costa Rican Chamber of Commerce (AmCham) recognized the company’s pineapple operations in Costa Rica S.A., with the Social Responsibility in Action Award in the Employees Category for their project "Information and Wellbeing Centers."
The nation was the largest fresh or dried banana exporter in Central America with $1.083 billion, followed by Guatemala with $930 million, Honduras with $531 million, Panama with $152 million, and Nicaragua with $23 million, as reported by America-Retail.
MIAMI-- Fresh Del Monte Produce Inc., one of the world’s largest leading vertically integrated producers, marketers and distributors of high-quality, fresh produce and German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) have joined forces to develop a three-year multi-stakeholder partnership with local organizations, government agencies, communities and subsidiaries to maximize the use of natural resources and to ensure the sustainability of landscapes in Costa Rica and in Guatemala.
Robust exports of Costa Rican pineapples have led to a price increase of 14 percent in the first 12 weeks to April 7 of 2021.
INEC released a preliminary report showing that bananas and pineapples together represented 16.2 percent of the total value exported by Cost Rica during 2020, according to Nacion, a Costa Rican reporting agency.
Costa Rica increased banana volume exports by 7 percent in 2020 generating a total of $1.12 billion despite the pandemic, according to the National Banana Corporation of Costa Rica (Corbana).
Perishable product exporters are currently living a nightmare, as described by CRhoy.com, a Costa Rican news …
Costa Rica, with a population of less than 5 million, has a substantial claim to fame …