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Costa Rica eyes region's food market

Thursday, August 7, 2014


El Salvador and Guatemala are potential markets for Costa Rican food exports with added value, such as organic, light and gourmet foods, according to a study by the Costa Rican foreign trade promotion agency, Procomer.

The aim of the study is to give Costa Rican exporters a snapshot of the food market in the region, in order for them to improve their investment strategies.

The study revealed that El Salvador has a high demand for natural, organic foods, as well as gluten-free products, while Guatemala is emerging as a market for diet foods and haute cuisine.

Full story (in Spanish)