Guatemala's Planesa uses Mexican springboard for fruit exports to US

Planesa, a Guatemalan producer and exporter of blackberries, raspberries and peas, is boosting sales to the United States by investing in Mexico.

Tuesday, June 3, 2008

Planesa manages its crop cycles in Mexico and Guatemala to ensure continued supplies to the US market.
Though the Mexican company was run as a joint venture with a US investor from 2005 to 2007, it now wholly belongs to Planesa, said Roberto Castañeda junior, Planesa's vice-president.

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