$ 2.6 Million for Storage Facilities in El Salvador

Three of the four storage facilities have already started operations.

Tuesday, January 25, 2011

The centers will be built with funds from Fomilenio and will receive fruits and vegetables for distribution to markets and supermarkets with those whom already have a supply agreement.

The start for construction works is scheduled for the first half of 2011.

Fomilenio´s specialist in fruits and vegetables, Jaime Torres, told Elsalvador.com: "For now they have begun to receive and make deliveries of products the facilities in Metapán, La Palma and San Francisco Gotera, but not so the Ilobasco center which has just been contracted and is currently in the process of installing equipment."

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Nicaragua Inaugurates Cocoa Storage Facility

May 2011

The Acordar partnership has invested about $450 thousand in the construction of the infrastructure.

The new storage facility for the cultivation of cocoa, located in the town of Los Chiles in the province of Rio San Juan, will have a reception area, a fermentation area and two drying tunnels, among other things.

Calleja Group Announces $40 Million Investments in El Salvador

April 2011

In the next two years the group plans to build a processing facility and storage center as well as open 12 new stores.

The construction work for the meat and poultry processing facility, which will also have capacity for fruit and vegetable packing, has already begun near the country's capital city, San Salvador.

Nicaragua Inaugurates Coffee Storage Center

April 2011

The center is the result of an investment of more than $0.5 million in the municipality of San Juan, Río Coco.

The storage capacity of the center is some 2,500 hundredweight of coffee and also features toasting and measuring facilities.

"This project was carried out in two stages, first the acquisition of land and then the equipment," comments Máximo Rugama in his article for Elnuevodiario.com.ni.

Storage plant progresses at Tocumen airport

January 2009

The plant which is managed by Gulf Coast Produce will be able to store up to 80 million kilos of perishable good per year in an area that is 3 thousand square meters.

Laestrella.com.pa reports: "Mejia-Aoun, who serves as the liaison between the company and the government of Panama, said that the new plant will start to function before the end of the year.

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