The activity that is taking place in Toronto is being developed by the Foreign Trade Promoter (PROCOMER) in conjunction with the institution’s regional office in Canada.
Among the products being promoted for export to this country are "tubers, carrots, pumpkins, bananas, roots, pineapples, cassava, bell peppers and tomatoes."
An article in Elfinancierocr.com stated: "Among the major supermarket chains that have confirmed attendance to the event are Sobeys, Loblaws and Metro, which have already expressed an interest on over 70% of the promoted products, according to Procomer."
The Trade Facilitation Office of Canada is to give a webinar about changes to the food inspection regime in that country.
A statement from the Costa Rican Trade Promotion Office (PROCOMER) reads:
Webinar on changes to food inspection system in Canada
The Canadian Trade Facilitation Office (TFO) will run on November 6 at 10:30 am (Ottawa time), a webinar on the impact on both importers and exporters of changes to the food inspection regime in the country.
Ethnic food sales in the U.S. during 2011 amounted to $3 billion, 8.6% more than in 2009.
A statement from the Costa Rican Trade Office of (PROCOMER) reads:
Having a diverse population of ethnic groups that are growing in a country in where people are cooking at home more and more, is the main factor driving the increase in sales of ethnic foods in the U.S., which amounted to $3 billion in 2011, 8.6% more than in 2009.
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