The transaction, which was carried out in 2015, was not announced at the time in Costa Rica, where high production costs have prompted several companies to move their operations to Nicaragua.
In 2015 the Costa Rican dairy producer Dos Pinos bought the industrial plant La Completa for an undisclosed amount.Dos Pinos is a cooperative network made up of more than 2,000 associated producers and workers.
Operations have started at a plant in Alajuela owned by the company CooperVision, which manufactures soft contact lenses.
From a statement issued by the CINDE:
Coyol, Alajuela, June 15, 2016.CooperVision, an American company which is a leading manufacturer of soft contact lenses, today opened its new manufacturing facility in Coyol in Alajuela, where it will produce and distribute -initially to different regions of America and then the rest of the world - a line of silicone lenses for everyday use.
DFT-Agrotropic has announced the start of operations of its new plant for processing mango and frozen pulp located in Champerico, Retalhuleu.
This year the company expects to export one million pounds of frozen products, a figure which it aims to increase to five million in 2017.Eddy Martinez, general manager of DFT-Agrotropic, said"... fruit will be received that has been grown directly for the frozen process, and contacts have already been established with producers in the region for this."
Producers in Chiriqui intend to expand production, increase productivity, and build their own refinery.
An article on Laestrella.com.pa reports that "...Palm oil producers in the province of Chiriqui, grouped into different cooperatives operating in the district of Baru, are aiming to increase productivity and also have their own refinery, in order to be more competitive. "
With the expansion of its plant from May, Agroindustrias Gumarsal will increase the number of tons of processed wheat per day from 150 to 400.
In addition to the increase in daily production of wheat flour, Agroindustries Gumarsal will be venturing into pulp, with the entry into operation of the expansion of Molinos San Juan. The company, which claims to have 17% of the consumer market for flour in the country, plans to raise its stake up to 40% of the market once it begins to increase production, scheduled for mid-May.
The plant must still obtain an environmental license, explained the representative of the concessionaire, Andres Fernandez. The plant will process disposable plastic to generate up to 100 barrels of diesel per day.
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.
An announcement has been made that negotiations are taking place with Chinese investors to build a slaughterhouse to process and export beef from La Chorrera.
The project, valued at $8 million, is seeking foreign capital investment and from representatives from the Municipality of La Chorrera, in order to create a joint venture to develop the plant and then allocate production to the local market, China and the United States. Data provided by livestock enterprises that are driving the project indicate that the slaughterhouse need to stock up on 400 cattle per day in order to meet projected demand.
Agroindustrias Gumarsal has announced that it will increase capacity at the corn flour processing plant it operates in the municipality of San Juan Opico.
After the Maseca plant announced its closure, the Salvadoran company Gumarsal has announced an increase in the production capacity of the plant it operates in the country, which currently produces 3000 tons of cornmeal per month.
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