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Frozen Fruit to boost Nicaragua in mango rivalry

Tuesday, April 17, 2012

Frozen Fruit installed a freezing chamber for mangoes in the León department of Nicaragua, which will directly compete with Costa Rica's mango exports.

In 2011, Costa Rican mango exports reached $8.4 million, while Nicaragua exported $3.4 million.

Costa Rica is concerned that Nicaragua will focus mango exports to the same destinations: the Netherlands, United Kingdom and the United States.

Source: Fresh Plaza