Ecuador exports chicken meat to the Bahamas for the first time

Frozen Whole Chicken
Published May 3, 2023

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Ecuador completed its first export of chicken meat to the Bahamas, with a sea shipment of 28 tons of this product. The commercialization was an achievement of the KFC group and the San Isidro poultry company (Avisid), after meeting various phytosanitary and certification requirements, which were supervised by the Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock (MAG) and the Phytosanitary and Zoosanitary Regulation and Control Agency ( Agrocalidad). Patricio Almeida, executive director of Agrocalidad, highlighted the importance of this market. "It is believed to be a small market, but the Bahamas lives off tourism and the presence of these large international hotel chains makes it an extremely attractive market due to the volume of visits that this country handles.

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Accessing a market like this, with a key tourism sector, means that these demands are met in a good way by Ecuador, and that prepares us to comply with countries that are much more rigorous with purchases, such as the Bahamas, China and Korea". Almeida assures that several company executives are planning new exports to more destinations, with South America and Europe being among the main markets targeted. The official points out that this trend of exporting for the first time is also repeated in other ...
Source: Expreso
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