Nicaragua: Dairy Industry Diversifies Markets

The sector is backing new destinations such as the Dominican Republic and Cuba, through a commercial mission that will travel to these countries in search of potential buyers.

Friday, February 16, 2018

According to representatives from the Embassy of the Dominican Republic in Nicaragua, the Caribbean country imports from Europe and the US, milk powder, cheese and other dairy products.  They explained that the requirements for the entry of products are "technically possible and in sanitary terms are those that are necessary."

See: "Central American Trade in Milk and Dairy Up 4%"

Regarding the attempt to enter the Dominican and Cuban market, the president of the Nicaraguan Chamber of the Milk Sector, Wilmer Fernández, told that they are working "... with a commercial mission that will travel to these countries to see how we can find buyers for the products."

He added that " ... they are destinations with considerable economic capacity and demand products with added value, which is why we are trying to work with specific transformation tables, that is why we are bringing technicians to achieve new methods of production."

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