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Guatemala earns more from bananas than coffee

Thursday, February 18, 2016

For the first time in the last 21 years Guatemala’s banana export revenues exceeded those of coffee, as they amounted to $760 million, $97 million more than coffee revenues.

Carla Caballeros, executive director of the Chamber of Agriculture, said banana cultivation had increased its productivity, and thus its volumes, in recent years.

Source: Fresh Plaza