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  • COFFEE PRODUCERS OF SOUTH-SOUTHEAST GET SALES FOR 136.4 MILLION PESOS WITH EUROPEAN COMMERCIAL MISSION


     Mexico City. October 1st, 2015.

    • 33 producers and coffee associations from Oaxaca, Puebla, Veracruz, Guerrero and Chiapas are benefited with sales of conventional, organic and specialty coffee.

    As the result of a commercial mission with purchasers from Spain, United Kingdom and Germany in the framework of the Día Mundial del Café, the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock, Rural Development, Fisheries and Food (SAGARPA) reported that producers from Oaxaca, Guerrero, Veracruz and Puebla reported sales for 46.7 million pesos, while the coffee growers from Chiapas closed business commitments of 89.76 million pesos.

    Through the Coordinación General de Asuntos Internacionales and the Agency of Marketing Services and Development of Agricultural Markets (ASERCA) was organized a farm tour in different areas with organic and conventional coffee and those of high efficiency.

    The objective of the visit of purchasers, which concludes tomorrow, is for making known the processes of cultivation, cut, drying and marketing of the grain in the coffee farms, in addition the health measures and quality certificates that the coffee producers and organizations have.

    The producers offered tastings allowing the initiation of commercial relations and showing to the traders the coffee processing cycle in its different varieties.

    The commercial mission benefits 33 small and mediums companies from Oaxaca, Guerrero, Puebla, Chiapas and Veracruz with little or no experience in the international markets, and were given a workshop last September 10th to prepare them in export topics, and it will impact in the economy of the region.

    After having good results at the negotiating tables, another commercial mission is planned for promoting abroad more agricultural products of Oaxaca, as mole, honey bee and organics.

    In September 26th started the first part of the international mission of coffee purchasers in the city of Santa Cruz Huatulco, Oaxaca, and the warm welcome was with tastings of traditional food and dances of the state.

    Afterwards, were made visits to coffee farms in the region of Pluma Hidalgo, Oaxaca, for making known on-site the cultivation style of different coffee varieties for the conventional and organic coffee production.

    To the visitors were shown many organic products of the region and sustainable projects carry out by the producers in collaboration with social organizations in order to facilitate the economic, social and cultural development.

    In the third day of the mission, were taking place business meetings with 16 producers and coffee representatives from Oaxaca, Guerrero, Veracruz and Puebla interested in marketing their products in these markets.

    In September 29th, was visited in Chiapa de Corzo, Chiapas, the Federación Indígena Ecológica de Chiapas, fair market organization who looks the development through the organized community work of the environment of organic certified coffee (gold, green roasted and ground).

    This grain has the certifications: organic, small producer and fair trade for marketing the product abroad.

    In the journeys participated the representative of the Consejería Agropecuaria de la SAGARPA in Europe, Miguel Narváez Flores; the delegate of SAGARPA in Oaxaca, Teófilo Manuel García Corpus; the regional director Pacífico Sur of ASERCA, Manuel Delgado, and the Presidente del Sistema Producto de Café en Oaxaca, Ofelio Ángeles Ortega, among others.


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