Costa Rica News – Costa Rica is a large exporter of tropical fruits to all destinations in the world. Despite the shortage of pineapples that the country has suffered in recent months, Sancho, of Mariposa World Produce expects the situation to improve in October.
Besides pineapples, the other big product for Mariposa World Produce is bananas. The company exports premium quality pineapples and bananas under its own brand, Mariposa. “We export pineapples by sea and by air almost anywhere in the world. We ship the bananas mainly by boat, as by air it becomes too expensive,” explains Sancho.
Its main markets are the US, Canada and Europe, and it is now trying to access Asia, particularly China, Hong Kong and Japan. “We are currently shipping between 5 and

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