El Salvador authorizes the entry of Honduran Eggs

After completing the process that includes inspection of poultry farms, Honduras has received certification from the neighboring country in order to export eggs.

Monday, June 9, 2014

From a press release issued by the Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock in Honduras (SAG):

The range of exports of Honduran poultry products has been widened with the addition of eggs after Honduras was certified by El Salvador for the export of this important nutrient, which will strengthen business relationships and generate more income for the country.

Authorities from the Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock (SAG) reported that through SENASA, for the last several years work has been done in conjunction with the national poultry industry in order to further expand the market in Central America and now certification has been given for Salvadoran companies to export eggs.

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