Regional Event for Dairy Sector in Costa Rica

On October 10 and 11, entrepreneurs from the milk and dairy sector will be meeting in the province of Heredia to discuss topics of interest and showcase their products.

Thursday, July 26, 2018

>The National Chamber of Milk Producers and the Central American Federation of the Milk Sector are organizing the VII Central American Congress of the Milk Sector, which will be held at the Pedregal Events Center, located in Heredia, Costa Rica.

For information about registration, see more information on the event's website. (In Spanish)

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