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Raspberry production increasing in Jalisco
Jalisco is becoming the consolidated national raspberry production leader. The State contributed with over 38,000 tons from January to October 2016, with production going up by 67%. The Ministry of Agriculture informs that Mexico had 111% growth, compared to the prior year, which strengthens its pos...
Opportunities for Mexico in 2017
With the assignation of 9 more contracts for the exploration and extraction of hydrocarbons in deep waters, US$41 billion were invested in the Gulf Mexico. With this, 11 international companies will operate in Mexico for the first time, generating 342,000 new direct and indirect jobs. Mexico will co...
Mexico exports 170,000 tons of guacamole per year
Mexico exports 170,000 tons of guacamole (processed avocado) per year, estimated the Agriculture Department in the U.S. Guacamole is exported from Mexico into the U.S., Europe, Middle East and Asia. The Mexican Hass avocado production is prospected to reach 1.8 million tons during the 2016-2017 comm...
Mexico exports tortilla machines
30 years ago, tortillas were considered a type of food that could only be found in Mexico, but now they are easily found across Europe, Asia or the U.S., which has triggered sales of tortilla making machines in these places. Manuel Villagomez, General Director of Villamex, a company specialized in p...
6.5% more agri-food exports
Agri-food exports surpassed the US$23.66 billion record from January through October 2016, equivalent to a 6.5% annual rate increase, informed the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock, Rural Development, Fisheries and Food (SAGARPA). Agro-industry exports had reached US$11.8 billion by the month of Ma...

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