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Costa Rica suspends Del Monte pineapple farm

Monday, May 22, 2017


Officials in Costa Rica have reportedly ordered the temporary closure of a pineapple farm belonging to Pineco, a subsidiary of US multinational Fresh Del Monte Produce, over concerns about the safeguarding of nearby wetlands and a Unesco World Heritage site.

The move follows a recent inspection conducted by officials from the country’s environmental authorities.

Source: Fruitnet