Agritrade 2017 took place at the 24th and 25th of March.
A part of the team from San Juan Agroexport.
Luis Teo from Frutesa, they have expanded their assortment with avocados.
The ladies of Coprisa Agroexport, mainly exports snow peas, sugar peas and French beans to for example USA, Canada and Japan. As well as some countries in Europe like Spain, France, The Netherlands and England.
As well Fabio Portillo from DFT Mangos was present, which as you can see in the picture offers fresh and frozen mangos. The varieties are Keitt, Kent, Tommy Atkins and Ataulfo.
Carlos Iglesias from CoolBot. The Coolbot was one of the innovations at the exhibition. It’s a small device which helps smaller companies to set up a cool storage (even mobile).
Valmir Araujo and Carmen Irene Alas from a private port in Honduras, Operadora Portuaria Centroamericana.
The team of Coop Magdalena from Guatemala. Productores, empacadores y exportadores de hortlizas. The company offers a wide assortment of vegetables, such as peas, beans, carrots, Brussels Sprouts and more.
Marco Vinicio Valencia, responsabilidad social empresarial de APIB, Asociación de Productores Independientes de Banano). APIB is an organization of more than 85 banana producers together that promote bananas from Guatemala. According to their information, bananas are the third biggest agricultural export product of Guatemala.
Mario Yarzebski from Palo Blanco. A Guatemalan company that works with avocado and for example bananas that are mainly exported to the US, Europe and Asia.
Rosio Martínez from Agexport and as well the Comite of mango together with Rudy Mayorga.
Hormoz Safi from Panafruit was one of the exporters from Panama on this stand.
Maxim and Thomas Diecke from Anisa G&P with their main activity papaya fruits.
Carlos Torres from Semeca (Semillas mejoradas de Centroamérica) and Christian Núñez from Monsanto.
Roberto Bran from Disagro. The company offers solutions to increase the performance of the crops, for example the resistance.
Guillermo Andrés Lozano K. presenting the company Maxim from Guatemala.
Tracy Hart from Sorma USA, Juan Pablo García Rodas from Agricola San Jose and Fernando Méndez from Servicios de Post Cosecha.
Gerardo Rosado from Agexport at the stand of Comité de arveja y vegetales.
Laura Mariscal, Anne Loisy and Alberto Lopez of Grupo Tarahumara, an Mexican exhibitor promoting several products under which their grapes.
It can’t be let out of this report, as the location was so beautiful! The view was fantastic.
Agritrade is an exhibition and conference that includes several sectors, of which the fruits and vegetable industry is one. Besides producers that were present, as well seeds companies, packaging, protection, logistics and other suppliers were present.
During the two days there was a conference programme as well. This was the last one on the second day, which was about the FSMA.
The whole team of Maersk Line and Sealand.
The team of Greenmine Papaya Guatemala in conversation.
Miquel Cigüichón Marroquín de Empaques San Lucas, packaging company.
Byron Lunares Ayala from Agroexportadora Enmanuel with Alejandra Martínez Chew from c807, logistics company. This is a Central American organization.
Estuardo and Robert J Brown from Corona Seeds, one of the American exhibitors.
Rafael Asturias from Stepac and Leonardo Donati from Graziani Packaging, the Italian side of the company.
Estuardo Larrieu and Genry De León from Grupo Cropa.
The team of Kuehne+Nagel Guatemala.
As well Panama was present with a pavilion. These 2 ladies were in traditional dresses.
José Aníbal Rincón S., Jefe de la Unidad de Agroexportación also at the Panama stand.
And almost the whole group
There was the opportunity to participate on the round table negotiations.
Paul Calderón B. from Prodex.
Teresa Sánchez from Agrobolsa, which was one of the several Hondurian companies. Es una organización constituida por 89 socios de diferentes sectores, under which productor and agroindustrial.
And so were Gerardo Mauricio Morataya and Karla Suhey Goméz Rodríguez from the secretaria de agricultura y ganaderia.
And completely in the beginning of the exhibition there was a stand which was part of the US aid development, división de Desarrollo, with several companies.
Lito Castillo from Finca de la Estancia at the van Iperen stand with Fernando Torres from Cogrisa, the Guatamalan importer from Van Iperen in the Netherlands.
There were several logistic suppliers present, of which the team van DHL was one.
Yeimi Artola from Sigma, packaging company for many sectors. As well as the fresh produce industry.
As you might know Freshplaza has some sister companies such as Floraldaily and Hortidaily, so I couldn’t skip taking a photo of Ter Laak Americas, even though they are in flowers.
Byron Méndez and Arthur Kramer from Florist Holland.
The location of this expo and conference was beautiful