Central American/Caribbean


Guatemalan melons pricier this year

01/04/2011 6:23:41 PM

Central American cantaloupes and honeydews are in good supply, but prices are higher than last year. Cantaloupe... Read more.

Economy favors produce diversification

01/04/2011 12:11:29 PM

The foodservice sector may not be feeling it yet, but the U.S. economy’s struggles presented some opportunities... Read more.

Mango crop key to Haiti’s future

01/04/2011 11:57:14 AM

Nearly a year after Haiti’s big earthquake, the aid efforts of Homestead, Fla.-based Fresh King continue. An... Read more.

Mango Board chair tracks limes, too

01/04/2011 11:53:25 AM

Cohen The new chairman of the National Mango Board is a third-generation produce businessman from the... Read more.

Weather cruel to papaya growers

01/04/2011 11:45:33 AM

Weather was cruel to papayas in 2010. Other commodities, like bananas, were affected to varying extents. “Nature... Read more.

Economy forces cutbacks, but advertising priorities remain high

01/07/2010 3:34:24 PM

The repercussions of the economic downturn are still being felt for suppliers of winter produce from... Read more.

Tropical fruit importers feel pressure to keep prices low

01/07/2010 3:20:08 PM

Suppliers of wintertime produce from Central America and the Caribbean are finding that in the economic... Read more.

Guatemala’s weather affects early crop quality

01/07/2010 3:15:28 PM

Despite abnormal weather conditions this year, Guatemala is still a top source of fruit and vegetable... Read more.

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