Panama Fruit has announced the beginning of operations of its new storage and processing plant for pineapple and orange juice, located in the province of Cocle.
Panama Fruit explained that in the plant they will be processing pineapples and fruit that farmers can not sell in the local or international market. The president of the Panamanian company, Pedro Fabrega said that fruit which is not sold on the market due to "lack of color or size", will be used to make juices.
Panama Fruit will start exporting pineapple and orange juice, processed at its plant in Cocle, to Europe.
With the start of its exports to the Netherlands - the first shipment of refrigerated 40 foot containers this week- the firm Panama Fruit takes a step forward towards its main goal of managing an agribusiness service center.
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.