Mexico: The production of romeritos in San Andrés Mixquic is ready
Published Mar 31, 2021
Manuel is one of the agricultural producers of the Tláhuac mayor's office who have dedicated his life to the countryside, especially to preserve the tradition of planting the romeritos in this demarcation since in Xochimilco there are very few. “I have approximately 300 packages of 40 kilos that, in total, are about 12 tons, which can be found for sale in the Central de Abasto and of course here in the ejido of San Andrés Mixquic since even if it is not with me, There are many colleagues here who are cutting and even people can choose the best price ”, he says. The Commission of Natural Resources and Rural Development (Corenadr), of the Secretariat of the Environment (Sedema) of Mexico City, reports that this year 80 hectares of romeritos were cultivated, which are ready for consumption during Lent. It should be mentioned that San Andrés Mixquic is one of the main producers of this quelite at the national level and its commercialization represents the most important source of ...