Mexico Produces More Organic Pineapples

Through government incentives farmers in the State of Quintana Roo are increasing organic pineapple crops and their derivatives.

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

From a statement issued by the Costa Rican Foreign Trade Promotion Office (Procomer):

The cultivation of organic pineapple and other fruit derivatives is starting to consolidate in the region of Quintana Roo, with support from the federal and state governments as well as the participation of a group of citizens from Manuel Ávila Camacho, in the town of Bacalar .

The state government said that this "is an example of how things should be done" regarding the initiative of the inhabitants of the town related to production and marketing of pineapple fruit which they also use to prepare jams, sweets and other derivatives . The cultivation of pineapple is one of the most prominent in the southern area of ​​this state and is gaining in importance.



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