Jeffrey Shaw: "Spain has to develop its image as a source of quality olive oil"

The United States is one of the extra-community markets that offers greater opportunities to Spanish agri-food exports. Issues such as the impetus in recent years to import Spanish agri-food products in this country, or the importance of developing a brand image and adding value (among the many challenges that our companies face to compete in this demanding market), are addressed in this interview that ECA performs Jeffrey Shaw, Head of the Food Department of the Economic and Commercial Office, attached to the Spanish Embassy in New York.

The American market opens again to Spanish peppers

After an intense negotiation process between Spain and the United States, this country has recently authorized the reopening of Spanish peppers market. A measure in which the confidence that Spain has been generating in the technical field of the management and certification of its vegetable exports has played a decisive role. From this official authorization, the Spanish exports of peppers can be carried out immediately in the current season.
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The export citrus campaign to US of PortCastelló starts with 1,900t

The current export citrus campaign to US of PortCastelló recently initiated and which will last until January, will take place chartering a total of nine ships, which could be extended depending on demand. The first ship has sailed with approximately 1,900 tons on board.

Mexico: New routes for trade in perishable

Pro Mexico supports producers in the business mission at the Port of Philadelphia. With an infrastructure of more than 60,000 m2 of refrigerated warehouses, Terminal Produce Philadelphia, in the Northeastern United States, aims to become a key point for the distribution of fruit and vegetables from the Gulf of Mexico and other regions Central and South America.

TTIP: Livestock EU clears no future in negotiation

The next rounds of negotiations between the European Union and the United States to sign the Transatlantic Agreement for Trade and Investment (TTIP by its acronym in English) will mark the future of the European livestock sector. The initial approach of both delegations is to keep their livestock production regulations.

Cuba: Obama brings a new phase of relations looms

The US president, Barack Obama, has already landed in Havana. It is a historic official visit. It´s almost 90 years ago that a leader of that country was not above the island. The event occurs after deciding both governments restore diplomatic relations after more than 50 years of break.