Macfrut 2017 presented in Guatemala at the Guatemala Investment Summit

Macfrut 2017 presented in Guatemala

Cesena – In the last few days, the international tour for promoting Macfrut 2017 stopped in Guatemala City. The presentation of the trade fair, prepared by Valentina Piraccini, Head of the International Office of Macfrut, took place as part of the “Guatemala Investment Summit", with the participation of many producers but also top representatives of the Ministry of Economics, of the Chamber of Commerce and of Agexport, the Guatemalan association that supports exports.
From 2009 to 2013, the fruit and vegetable production of Guatemala increased by 16%, from 4.8 to 5.6 million tonnes and, in the same period, exports increased by 30%, from 2.3 to 3 million tonnes.
In the last few years, the fruit and vegetable production of Guatemala has been experiencing a considerable growth and companies in the industry are making substantial investments.
The main species grown and exported are banana, melon, watermelon, papaya, pineapple and berries.
A group of Guatemalan producers will attend the next edition of Macfrut, to be held in Rimini from 10 to 12 May 2017.
The next stage of Macfrut's international tour will be the presentation of the trade fair in the main production areas of Argentina, from 21 to 25 November 2016.
Cesena, 12 November 2016
Macfrut Press Office
PrimaPagina Cesena
(Filippo Fabbri)
Tel. no. +39 3471567681 – +39 0547 26664

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