Statistics from Alianza Cacao de El Salvador indicate that the production of the bean reached 1,000 metric tons in 2022, while the BCR reports exports for around $235,330 in that same year. Seguir leyendo Cocoa production in El Salvador could reach 1,500 tons this year.
During the year, coffee plants will be delivered to producers, with the vision of renewing and diversifying 5,400 cultivated manzanas. Seguir leyendo El Salvador will invest $14.3 million to promote coffee growing in 2023.
Four Salvadoran farms will represent that Central American country at the Paris Chocolate Show, after winning the IV El Salvador 2023 «Cacao of Excellence» contest, according to the Cocoa Committee of Central America and the Dominican Republic (SICACAO). The four winners of said contest are Los Ángeles Farm (first place), Mi Finca (second place), Varsovia Farm (third place), and La Vega Farm (fourth place), the source said in a statement. Seguir leyendo Salvadoran cocoa producers will be at the Paris Chocolate Show 2023.
In 2022, coffee growers received non-reimbursable resources for technical assistance, business plans, and increased production, reported the Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock. Seguir leyendo The government of El Salvador boosted national coffee production this year
More than 3,500 small producers who have a maximum of seven cultivated apples will benefit from the program of the Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock. Seguir leyendo El Salvador will renew 8,600 acres of coffee plantations in 2023
2022 has been an important year for national gold grain exports, which accumulated 56.3% more than what was sold in the same period last year. Seguir leyendo El Salvador exported $185 million of coffee until October.
Adding 220,000 tons of molasses, the sugar industry generated a total of $240 million in foreign exchange, in the previous harvest. Seguir leyendo El Salvador plans to produce 800,000 metric tons of sugar in the new harvest
The coffee growers affirm that they have never before received support like the one they are currently receiving. This is one of the measures promoted to counteract the damage left by tropical storm Julia. Seguir leyendo The government of El Salvador will protect more than 60,000 manzanas of coffee crops
The FAO representative, Diego Recalde, reiterated that El Salvador will not fall into a crisis due to the response of the Salvadoran government and different institutions to the effects of the climate phenomenon. Seguir leyendo El Salvador receives a $500,000 donation from FAO to support agricultural producers affected by Hurricane Julia
Hand in hand with a leading Mexican company in the field, the government seeks to produce 30% more white corn to meet national demand. The country imports 22% of the corn it consumes. The best bet is to move towards self-sufficiency. Seguir leyendo The government of El Salvador guarantees production and supply of corn