Colombian Fruit Goes to European Union

The entry into force of the FTA with the European Union opens up opportunities for Colombia products such as lemons, Tahiti, papaya, cantaloupe and watermelons.  

Tuesday, November 5, 2013

From an article by the Costa Rican Trade Promotion Office (PROCOMER):

With the entry into force of the FTA between the EU and Colombia, as of August 2013, the Colombian are looking to to venture much further into markets such as the German one, because one of the signs of the growing deamand in Europe is that 46% of imports which arrived at Frankfurt airport, which weighed 98,600 in 2012, were for fruit and vegetables.

Carlos Alberto Quintero, commercial director of the company Fresh and Natural from Cali said there are opportunities for products such as Tahiti limes, papaya, cantaloupe and watermelons.

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