Pineapple production in Colombia reaches 70,000 plants per hectare

Edwin Orlando Zambrano Mena, the deputy technical director of the Trade Alliances Program of the United States Agency for International Development USAID, stated in an interview with RCN Radio that cultivation of pineapples in Colombia had experienced rapid and positive growth, reaching productions of up to 70,000 plants per hectare.

According to Zambrano, its cultivation occurs in different departments, such as Santander, Valle del Cauca, Meta, Cauca, Antioquia, and Quindio, among others.

Colombia currently exports pineapples to Costa Rica, the Philippines, the Netherlands, Belgium, Honduras, Panama, Ecuador, Mexico, and the Ivory Coast, among other markets.



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