As we celebrate the month of gratitude, let us not forget the unsung heroes of the food behind our favorite recipes: farmworkers.
With Guatemala production, the two partnering produce companies move toward providing melons 52 weeks a year
Another candidate is itching to join the league of avocado exporters to the U.S.: Guatemala.
A wide variety of fruits and vegetables from Guatemala will be showcased throughout IFPA’s Global Produce & Floral Show October 27-29th in Orlando, FL.
Mexico, Peru, and Chile have been the prime world exporters of avocados. But other nations are moving into the lucrative market, notably Colombia and more recently Guatemala.
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.
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.
The Guatemalan Produce Trade Association’s website now showcases importer and member videos for retailers and foodservice to meet the importers and industry service providers working to market top quality fruits and vegetables.
Strawberries, broccoli, and cauliflower posted the largest gains, up more than 100% year-to-date.
With a population of over 16 million and a GDP over $136 billion, the “Land of …