Meat and Sausages: New Competitor in Costa Rica
Jun-25-21 | Dos Pinos will begin to compete in the Costa Rican beef, pork and sausage market through the La Granja brand.
China: Main Market for Costa Rican Meat
Jun-10-21 | During the first four months of 2021, companies operating in Costa Rica sold $22 million worth of beef to China, this figure represents 54% of the total exported by the Central American country.
Meat: Tests will NOT be suspended
Jun-4-21 | Despite warnings in Costa Rica that there was a deficit in the budget of Senasa, the institution in charge of applying tests to exported and imported meats, the authorities assure that the execution of these tests will not be interrupted.
Beef: Central American Sales Up 16%
Apr-19-21 | From January to September 2020, the countries of the region exported $527 million for beef, 16% more than what was registered in the same period of 2019, a rise that is explained by the behavior of Honduran, Panamanian, Costa Rican and Nicaraguan sales.
Animal Feed: Costs and Prices
Jan-29-21 | The increase in the international prices of corn and soybeans, inputs used to produce animal feed, threatens to put upward pressure on the production costs of meat, eggs and dairy products.
Beef: Regional Exports Up 24%
Jan-28-21 | From January to June 2020, Central American countries reported $359 million in beef sales abroad, 24% more than what was recorded in the same period of 2019.
Trade: Panama-Costa Rica Blockade Gains Support
Jan-19-21 | Given the blockade that has been in place since July 2020 to the entry of animal products from Costa Rica into the Panamanian market, the Panamanian guild of poultry farmers supports the actions taken by the Cortizo administration.
Restaurants: New Competitor in Costa Rica
Dec-15-20 | AR Holdings will invest $1.5 million in the opening of The Capital Grille restaurant on Avenida Escazu.
Pork: Regional Market Figures
May-22-20 | In the last five years, pork consumption in Central America increased 42%, from 197,000 tons in 2014 to nearly 279,000 tons in 2019, growth that was boosted by the Salvadoran and Honduran markets.
Livestock: Good Numbers in the Midst of the Crisis
Apr-30-20 | During the first quarter of the year in Costa Rica 99,662 cattle were slaughtered, 4% more than reported in the same period in 2019, which is largely explained by shipments to the market in China.
Processed Meat and Post-Quarantine Demand
Apr-8-20 | When the economies of Central America begin to relax the restrictions that have been taken to prevent the spread of covid-19, it is expected that in the area of processed meats, sales of pork ham will be among the most contracted.
Beef: Regional Market Up 4%
Mar-16-20 | In the last five years, beef consumption in Central America increased 4%, from 335,000 tons in 2014 to about 347,000 tons in 2019, growth that was boosted by the Salvadoran and Honduran markets.
Outbreak of Cattle Rabies in Costa Rica
Feb-21-20 | After the first case of paralytic rabies in cattle was confirmed in Coto Brus, the authorities decided to quarantine the farm that houses 110 cattle.
Costa Rica Launches Pork Export to China
Feb-14-20 | After meeting all the requirements demanded by the Asian country's authorities, the first shipment of 24,000 kilos of frozen pork cuts was sent on February 14.
China Buys More Costa Rican Beef
Feb-13-20 | After the sanitary protocol to sell meat to China came into effect and the industrial plants in Costa Rica were certified, the Central American country's sales to the Asian giant doubled between 2018 and 2019.
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