Agricultural Company Announces Investment in Nicaragua

American Belt Horticultural Company plans to invest $ 15 million to set up plantations in the north of the country.

Wednesday, November 10, 2010

The producer and distributor of ornamental plants and seeds, plans to build about 200 thousand square meters of greenhouses in the departments of Estelí, Jinotega and Matagalpa.

Vice President Jaime Morales Carazo told El Nuevo Diario that the company has subsidiaries in 20 countries, with participation by other firms of the industry as Flora Belt Pant and PanAmerican Seed Company. "

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Nicaragua Begins Export of Ornamental Plants

January 2013

With an investment of $8 million the U.S. company Ball Flora Plant has started exports of cuttings from its production plant in Las Limas, in Estelí.

Mario Pichardo, managing director of the company, said, "This is the company’s most ambitious project. Nowadays it is believed that Las Limas is the most modern production center in the world in the production industry of ornamental plant cuttings."

Nicaragua: $15 Million in Hydroponic Project

September 2011

In the Estelí area, the U.S. company Ball Horticultural Company, has initiated development of a project called 'Las Limas'.

The project, which will take about three years to develop, involves the construction of greenhouses, a packing area, cold rooms and laboratories, among other things.

El Salvador: Ornamental Plant Exports Grow

August 2011

The company, Red Fox, an exporter of ornamental plants, has doubled its production area and quadrupled its exports in the last two years.

The company is continuing with its expansion plans and hopes in the next few years to augment its production area from 20 to 40 hectares and increase its annual export to 200 million cuttings, said the company's general manager, Simon Schulz.

Red Fox invests $11 million in El Salvador

January 2009

The company, which exports ornamental plants, built five greenhouses measuring 1.8 hectares each, with a capacity for 1.6 million plants.

Elsalvador.com reports: "The firm is located at kilometer 66.5 on the highway to Los Naranjos, in the city of Santa Ana.

In addition to the five greenhouses, which provide a total production surface of 92,000 square meters, they also have a built an industrial building that provides office space, and that is used to disinfect recycled water, for supplies, cold storage, and other infrastructure need to send first class products to the United States, Canada and parts of Europe. The total production surface will be four time more than the current one, that is, 400,000 m2.

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