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Costa Rica is world's leading exporter of pineapples with 2011 increase in sales

Thursday, December 22, 2011

Costa Rica this year maintained its position as the world's leading exporter of fresh pineapple, with an 8 percent increase and sales of $743 million.

In addition, pineapple concentrates and juices made in Costa Rica have a value of $82 million a year.

Pineapple is a key product for Costa Tica, toppling coffee and other tropical fruits from their perches.

Original source (in Spanish): Efe