The National Chamber of Pineapple Producers and Exporters of Costa Rica (CANAPEP) will participate in the Fruit Attraction Fair from October 3 to 5, 2023. "We'll share what CANAPEP and its affiliates have done during these 20 years, which has helped Costa Rica become the world's leading producer and exporter of fresh pineapples." Abel Chaves, the president of the Board of Directors of CANAPEP, will give a talk about Costa Rica's success in pineapple production and the reason for its leadership.
"The work done by CANAPEP during these 20 years has been publicized by different media, but - since this will be our debut at international fairs, we want to present our work directly to everybody that attends the Fruit Attraction fair and accompanies us at the PROCOMER stand. CANAPEP will be in Hall 4, at Stand 4C18 belonging to the Costa Rica Essential Country Brand.
In addition, on October 4, starting at 2:30 p.m., CANAPEP will offer a conference on "The success of pineapple in Costa Rica" in nucleus 7-9, as part of the program of activities of this event.
Exports continue to grow
According to data from the Costa Rican Foreign Trade Promoter (PROCOMER), pineapple exports from Costa Rica reached 55 destinations around the world in 2022. The United States and Canada were the main destinations with a 53% share of exports. They were followed by the Netherlands with 8%, Italy with 7%, Belgium with 7%, Spain with 7%, the United Kingdom with 5%, and France with 3%. Other destinations for Costa Rican pineapple, although in small quantities, are: Morocco, Saudi Arabia, Israel, and South Korea.
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