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Costa Rica: Pineapple interceptions in US continue to rise

Tuesday, July 26, 2016


In the first half of 2016 US interceptions of Costa Rican shipments of pineapple that are suspected to be contaminated with insects have increased by 32 per cent over the same period of 2015, according to a report from the US authorities.

According to the report, the amount increased from 213 shipments intercepted between January and June 2015 to 281 in the first six months of this year.

Source: Fresh Plaza