Category: Agrifood

Tamaulipas receives US$715,696 of investment in the fishing sector

TAMAULIPAS – Just over US$715,696 was invested in Tamaulipas for the resurgence of catfish and shrimp fishing This investment will benefit the municipalities of Tampico, Madero, Altamira, among others The head of the Secretary of Fisheries and...

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Grocery sales go up 9.6% in Nuevo León

NUEVO LEON – The commercialization of groceries in the Northern region of the country¾including Nuevo León¾increased 96% during the month of July, slightly below the national increase of 10%, reported the National Association of Wholesale...

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Mexican banana reaches record in imports

CIUDAD DE MÉXICO – US imports of Mexican fresh bananas touched in 2018 an unregistered level since 1993, before the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) entered into force, with 418,996 tons Mexican exports of this product to the United...

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Walnut export is affected by trade war

CHIHUAHUA –  Chihuahua’s nogaleros foresee a black outlook after being in the middle of the trade war between the United States and China, since it is not profitable for them to export their nut to the Asian market with North American...

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Mexican trade chief slams U.S. demand on tomato inspections as ‘unacceptable’

MEXICO – A top Mexico trade negotiator slammed a US proposal to inspect all Mexican tomato exports as “totally unacceptable,” saying the measure would trigger a logistical “collapse” in cross-border trade Jesus Seade, Mexico’s deputy...

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Arizona agriculture industry worried after China halts product purchases

PHOENIX — China announced it’s no longer buying American crops and livestock after President Donald Trump’s recent tariff increases, and that has Arizona farmers and ranchers worried “We do anticipate that it will hurt our agriculture...

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The agricultural sector in Sonora is promoting temporary employment

HERMOSILLO – The rebound that the state of Sonora has had in the generation of jobs in recent months is due to the agricultural sector, which is a temporary situation, said Gerardo Vázquez Falcón, president of the Maquiladora and Export...

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Tons of zucchini are wasted due to lack of market

SAMALAYUCA – Around 20 tons of zucchini have been discarded by farmers in the town of Samalayuca, Ciudad Juárez, due to the lack of places to sell the product and high packaging costs Javier Meléndez, sectional president of the entity, says...

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APEAM seeks to increase the export of avocado to the United States

MEXICO CITY – The Association of Producers and Packers Exporters of Avocado in Mexico (APEAM) said that after closing the 2018-2019 season, it expects to exceed 1 million tons of avocados sent to the United States for the 2019-2020 season In a...

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Cheese industry is growing in Baja California

BAJA CALIFORNIA – In order to give an added value to the cattle milk produced in Baja California, livestock producers in the region have opted for the production and marketing of cheese, which in addition to extending the useful life of the dairy,...

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