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.
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.
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.
New Trends in Meat Consumption
Nov-1-19 | Due to the fact that preference for "vegetable" or plant-based meat is growing quickly in major global markets, food industry business groups have begun to make investments to meet this novel and growing market niche.
Beef: U.S. Business Increases
Apr-16-19 | From January to September 2018, countries in the region reported $422 million in beef sales abroad, and exports to the United States grew 16% over the same period in 2017.
Beef: Increasing Business with the US
Sep-28-18 | In the first quarter of the year, countries in the region reported $148 million in beef sales abroad, and sales to the United States increased by 25% compared to the same period in 2017.
More Protectionism
Sep-11-18 | To correct alleged price distortions in the local market, the Panamanian government plans to regulate imports of beef from Nicaragua.
The Beef Market in Central America
Sep-19-17 | In 2016 countries in the region exported 41,208 tons of beef to the US, 7% more than in 2015.
Central American Sausage Trade Up 6%
Jul-12-17 | In 2016, the countries in the region sold 29 thousand tons of sausages, registering a 6% increase over 2015.
Costa Rica: More Imported Meat, Less Local Meat
Feb-1-17 | Between 2012 and 2016 imports of beef in the country doubled, going from $24 million to $50 million, while in the same period local cattle slaughter fell by 17%.
India as an Export Destination for Pork
Jul-29-16 | Frozen meat and meat products such as sausages, ham and salami are some of the goods imported by supermarkets, restaurants and hotels in India.
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