$3 Million for Rice Mill

Beginning in December this year, rice growers from the province of Chiriquí, Panamá, will have the country's biggest rice mill.

Monday, July 27, 2009

The new infrastructure from the Rice Growers Association of Chiriquí (APACH) will be located in Alanje, in the province of Chiriquí, and will have a storage capacity of half a million quintals.

"The new mill, property of APACH, will store 200 quintals per hour. Producers have started visiting supermarket chains, in order to market the new product", according to an article in Laestrella.com.pa. "The objective of the project is for rice growers to obtain better prices and reduce dependence for traditional mills".

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