Costa Rica and the European Union are said to be close to finalising an agreement of association, which would include bananas
Announcement in Tunis reveals financial support will be made available to a number of agricultural projects worldwide
With retailers pushing discount brands during the economic slowdown, life has become more challenging for banana companies
Costa Rica will look to its banana industry to support its economy as the country recovers from flooding and a recession-related hit on tourism.
Banana exports will remain in shorter supply during 2009 as production continues to recover from inclement weather conditions
Banana exports from both Costa Rica and Panama have fallen as a result of the current economic downturn, among other factors
Export official calls EU banana tariff proposal “insufficient”, although Costa Rica has yet to deliver a formal response
Climate change and flooding conspired to make life tough for banana producers in Costa Rica last year.
Full round-up of all the latest major appointments, departures and news within the European fresh produce industry over the past month
Multinational seeks to become carbon neutral for all banana supplies from Costa Rica and to cut emissions across supply network
Costa Rican officials are anticipating that a new EU banana deal will be in place by February
Following the South American country's fresh complaint to the World Trade Organisation, Costa Rica has offered its support
Costa Rica is on the brink of being granted market entry to the US for its tomatoes and chillies after five years of negotiation
A prolonged rainy season in Central America could lead to an oversupply of melons in March as growers work to make up the shortfall
The exotic fruit grower-exporter this week welcomes Pablo Castro to the team
The group has lauded the development of its Caribbean melon variety just four years after initial testing
The shipping group is responding to the growing importance of the Costa Rican market
The country’s banana sector is well on its way to becoming carbon neutral in four years' time
The banana industry in Costa Rica expects to have calculated its carbon footprint in 18-24 months’ time, as part of efforts to become carbon neutral by 2012.
Costa Rica’s banana production has been affected by heavy rainfall over the last two weeks.
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