Agricultural business in Central America

Thursday, November 8, 2018 Coffee is still the main agricultural product sold abroad, with annual exports of around $3,035 million, followed by bananas, with $2,574 million and sugar, with $1,241 million. Figures from the interactive platform "Central American Crops Monitoring" compiled by CentralAmericaData's Business Intelligence Unit: During the last year, the main coffee export destinations…

Furniture and Wood Experiencing Low Sales

Thursday, November 8, 2018 Businessmen in Nicaragua reported that from January to September sales of furniture and wood showed a decrease of 60% compared to the same period in 2017. According to the second Monitoring of Economic Activities in Nicaragua, of the Superior Council of Private Enterprise (Cosep) and the Nicaraguan…

Ag-Talk Webinar

This webinar occurred on 8/9/18 and was a discussion with Alex Wilson (Precious Timber CEO) and Scott Thomas (president of Ascension Wealth) about investment opportunities in the agricultural arena. Please click on the triangle below to listen to this recording.    

Cruise Ships 2018/2019

August 9, 2018 By Kelvin Marshall I did a little fact checking after seeing the announcement on facebook of a cruise ship scheduled to visit San Juan del Sur (SJdS) later this month. It looks like the Crystal Cruises; “Crystal Symphony” with a maximum passenger occupancy of 1,010 and a…

Papayas Grow in Popularity

The Packer September 1, 2016 10:38 AM Papayas are having a moment. "They're not mainstream, like pineapples or avocados," said Jose Rossignoli, general manager tropicals for Eden Prairie, Minn.-based Robinson Fresh, "but they're definitely becoming more popular than other exotic fruits, like guava or kiwi." In a recent blog post,…
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