Calvo group opens regional office in Costa Rica

The company will manage commercial operations in Central America and the Caribbean from Costa Rica.

Tuesday, January 20, 2009 reports: "The position will be taken over by the current manager in Costa Rica, Victor Perez, who for the last three years has been tasked with setting up the brand.

The Calvo Group owns a production plant in El Salvador where it generates more than 1,500 direct jobs."

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Costa Rican Trade Promotion Reopens Office in Chile

May 2011

The Foreign Trade Promoter (PROCOMER) has reopened the Trade Promotion Office (OPC) in Chile.

This office opened its doors for the first time in 1999, when Costa Rica signed a free trade agreement with Chile. However, a few years ago PROCOMER decided to close it in order to establish a new business strategy that would revive the Costa Rican exports to the South American country.

El Salvador: 300 New Jobs at Grupo Calvo

March 2011

Grupo Calvo plans to hire new temporary staff at its tuna packing and processing plant.

Company spokespersons reported that the company will try to make these jobs permanent, and eventually take the figure to 1,500.

El reported that the company plans to invest between $3 and $4 million this year in the country.

Procomer Closes Two Offices in the U.S.

October 2010

The Foreign Trade Promoter (Procomer) of Costa Rica announced closure of its offices in Los Angeles and Houston.

As part of a restructuring plan, operations are now concentrated at the Miami office.

The Minister of Foreign Trade (Comex) Anabel González, told, "The most important thing is that we are doing a strategic strengthening of the Miami office. This allows us to close the other offices."

Grupo Calvo inaugurates its commercial division

July 2008

As part of its expansion program, Grupo Calvo has opened a commercial division in El Salvador called Calvo Distribution.

Calvo Distribution seeks to be the leading brand in El Salvador and will soon consolidate its position as the second most important brand in the region, according to the commercial director, Valero Lecha.

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