High prices of raw materials are discouraging Salvadorans farmers who are seeing the profitability of sowing grain greatly reduced.
"Lack of profitability due to increases in the price of raw materials for farming is the main reason why producers are wondering whether or not to plant a 2012-2012 crop, said Daniel Rivera, of the Salvadoran Association of Agricultural Producers from Usulután (Aspaud)", reports ElSalvador.com.
As part of the Agritrade Platform, Guatemala will participate for the 27th time in PMA Fresh Summit, the most important international trade show and convention of fruits and vegetables in the United States, which will take place at Anaheim Convention Center, California from October 17th to 19th.
XAGRO S.A. Announced that they have signed a purchase agreement with Jam LLC to buy 5,000 MT of red beans from China that will be sold to importers throughout Central America to help ease market pressure and lower the high prices caused by recent shortages.