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US imports of Guatemalan produce see increase in 2020

Guatemala Produce Trade Association reports that January – May 2020 imports have experienced increases from various types of fresh fruits and vegetables from Guatemala.  According to Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS), United States Department of Agriculture reports a wide variety of fresh Guatemalan commodities have increased year-over-year. 

Membership companies of GPTA have a proven track record for importing quality fresh fruits and vegetables. Priscilla Lleras-Bush, GPTA Coordinator states, “The relationships start at the farm, our member importer companies are focused on reliable exporter partnerships that are consistently delivering quality fresh produce.  This enables the importer to supply their buyers with quality and consistency.” 

She adds: "I believe that the reason for these increases has had something to do with how buying habits and demand has been influenced by the pandemic."

The Guatemala Produce Trade Association (GPTA) aligns leading U.S. importers and industry service providers towards the goal of positively impacting trade of Guatemala grown fruits and vegetables exported to the U.S. The association creates a forum for members to discuss and implement brand awareness, world class standards, promotion and interaction with government agencies.

For a list of U.S. dependable importers of fresh fruits and vegetables from Guatemala, please visit the Guatemala Produce Trade Association website.

For more information:
Priscilla Lleras-Bush
Tel: +1 (817) 793-3133 




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