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Costa Rica aims to make chayote a headliner

Wednesday, May 31, 2017


Costa Rica has announced the formation of the Chayote Export Group to consolidate and support worldwide exports of quality chayote.

Chayote is a member of the cucurbitaceous family originating in Mexico. The light green, pear shaped vegetable is also known as christophine, cho-cho and vegetable pear.

According to Pedro Beirute, CEO of trade promotion agency Procomer, the new group will consolidate volumes and will be held to strict standards of transparency, quality, open and honest communication, and cooperation.

Source: Fruitnet