Avocado production grows in China thanks to Mexico
From January to June 2018, 9,368 tons of 100% Mexican avocado have been sold in China, 7.1% higher than that sold from January to December 2017 in the Asian giant. Juan Carlos Anaya, director of Grupo Consultor de Mercados Agrícolas, talked about the issue and explained that "the Chinese demand is...
Mexico produces twice as many fruits and vegetables
Fruit and vegetable production in Mexico has doubled since the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) came into force in 1994. "Mexico has climatic advantages that allow it to produce fruit and vegetables all year round and with the increase (in demand) in the United States, the sector has inv...
Mexico’s beer industry grows 13% in the first half of the year
Beer production in Mexico grew to 59 million hectoliters during the first six months of the year, 13% more than in the same period of 2017, said Maribel Quiroga, director of Cerveceros de Mexico, which forms part of the National Chamber of Beer and Malt Industry (Canicerm). She explained the figures...
Guanajuato seeks to increase mezcal exports
Global demand for spirits such as mezcal is only increasing, and because of this, the state of Guanajuato is looking to expand its production for this year. Nationwide, the goal is to exceed the 3.8 million liters registered in 2015, according to the Maguey-Mezcal and Sotol Product System, a lobby g...
NAFTA talks: US drops proposal aimed to curb Mexico’s agricultural exports
Amid the renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), the United States has dropped a proposal by the Trump administration to put seasonal curbs on some agricultural exports from Mexico to the United States, Reuters reported. “Our U.S. counterparts tell us that ... the United...

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