Mexican company, Sigma, exports from Costa Rica

The company exports sausages, cheese, and yogurt from its three plants in Costa Rica to the rest of Central America

Monday, December 22, 2008

The investments will be for the factories that produce sausages, located in Alajuela, and the one that produces cheese in Cartago.

The expansion of the production capacity will be in order to strengthen sales to the rest of Central America, which is a priority for the company.

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