(UPDATED COVERAGE, Dec. 20) Banacol Marketing Corp. is selling 10 banana farms in Colombia.

UPDATED: Banacol selling some Colombia banana farms


The loss of the farms, in the country’s Santa Marta region, will be offset by increased volumes from other regions in Colombia and Costa Rica, according to a news release from Coral Gables, Fla.-based Banacol.

The company expects to continue shipping about 530,000 boxes per week from Colombia and Costa Rica combined.