A shipment with 71 metric tons of coffee left this Wednesday, October 13, from Lara state, Barquisimeto to Puerto Cabello for export to the United States.
The information was provided by Mariela Rodríguez, secretary of Economic Development of the Lara State Government, who in turn specified that the harvest came from the producers of the Andrés Eloy Blanco municipality in Sanare.
"It has been a great achievement to resume the export of this item and continue to motivate local production," Rodríguez said.
This is the second export of green coffee that the State Executive processes with the anonymous company Alimentos FBF, through the Foreign Trade Company of Lara CA (Emcoex) and the Intermodal Terminal Puerto Seco G / D Jacinto Lara. The first dispatch was completed just ten days ago.
So far in 2021, marketing efforts cover 196 containers with 4.833 tons of mung beans, black beak, sweet biscuit and now coffee, in 36 operations sent to 11 nations, including: India, Vietnam, Thailand, United Arab Emirates , Indonesia, the Philippines, Turkey, Singapore, Hong Kong, the Dominican Republic and the United States.