Honduran Coffee Quality Improves

700 coffee growers implemented a quality management system that allows their product to enter the specialty coffee market.

Tuesday, April 28, 2009

The article by Yesille Ponce in Laprensa.hn said that "this project was developed in 2005, allowing the coffee to enter the specialty coffee market segment, emphasizing the image of Honduras at the international level. The project covered all of Central America where 2,897 producers and technicians in wet and dry coffee, tasting and roasting benefited."

Honduran coffee registered tremendous growth in the last eight years, greatly increasing the value of exports, which during the 2000-2007 period rose from $175 to $470 million.



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International Conference on Quality

August 2014

The event will be held on August 25th and 26th in Guatemala City and will deal with issues related to quality systems and accessing markets with GlobalGAP certifications.

From a statement issued by the Guatemalan Exporters Association (Agexport):

Managing occupational risks, voluntary agreements for improving the environmental services, and best practices for reducing costs, are some of the central issues which will be addressed at the 2014 International Congress on Quality.

Quality Management System for $10 million

April 2014

The Ministry of Health in Panama is putting out to tender the deployment and implementation of an ISO 9001 Quality Management System in all health facilities.

Panama Government Purchase 2014-0-12-0-99-AV-011307:

"SUPPLY IMPLEMENTATION AND OPERATION OF AN ISO 9001 QUALITY MANAGEMENT SYSTEM IN ALL HEALTH FACILITIES (HOSPITALS, POLYCENTERS, HEALTH CENTRES, MINSA-CAPSI) AND MINISTERIAL MANAGEMENT AS ESTABLISHED IN THE RULES OF THE MINISTRY OF HEALTH IN PANAMA. ORDER 14-1124. "

Guatemala Hosts Quality Congress

September 2012

On 25 and 26 September at the Grand Tikal Futura Hotel the 9th national and 3rd Central American Congress on Quality will take place.

Organized by the Ministry of Economics, Universidad del Valle de Guatemala and the Directorate of National Quality System (Incotec) and various business groups, the meeting will be held under the motto "Continuous improvement, strategy for competitiveness."

Salvadoran National Quality Award

December 2010

The government of El Salvador created the Salvadoran National Quality Award and Recognition of Best Practices, to encourage the pursuit of excellence in products and services.

The launch of the Salvadoran Award for Quality is part of the State Modernization Program and aims to promote the establishment of systems for quality management and continuous improvement in products and services, both in public and private organizations.

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