Ecuadorian banana reaches new destinations

According to the Central Bank of Ecuador (BCE), Turkey, Netherlands, United Kingdom and Algeria have purchased more Ecuadorian bananas in the first quarter of this year compared with the same period in previous years, becoming the top destinations for the national product....
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The IRS acted illegally in “La Clementina”

Exporter Bananera Noboa’s  attorney, Sylka Sanchez, rejected the notification of the seizure of the property “La Clementina” held yesterday morning by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). It is an action for withholding credits, which could have employment...
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Increase of 13.8% on non-oil exportations

In the first two months of the year, while oil exports fell 11.93% like last year’s same period, non-oil exports rose 13.85%, according to Central Bank figures. This increase was primarily directed on the sales of traditional products such as bananas and plantains, shrimp, cocoa...
Frog inside a Ecuadorian banana crate

Frog inside a Ecuadorian banana crate

The news about a frog inside an Ecuadorian crate of banana in Poland is still under discussion: Does the amphibious traveled from Ecuador?, Could it withstand temperatures as low?, Was it introduced in another country during the trip?. There are still unanswered questions that...
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Ecuador suffers the worst banana crisis of recent times

Ecuador registers monetary losses of $ 600 million due to the Sigatoka Negra fungus. The President of the Banana Chamber, Evaristo Baque, says that 40% of banana plantations in the country has been affected by the fungus, ie, 85,000 hectares. “This is the result of...
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30% of Ecuadorian Banana Production is Affected by Sigatoka Negra

The banana production leader of Chirijo, Milagro, Julio Cruz Escudero, says the fruit production of farms has declined by 30% due to the Sigatoka Negra fungus. The Sigatoka Negra is a fungus that appeared in 1987 in Ecuador. This fungus damages the banana leaf and prevents the...
MAGAP began distribution of inputs for spraying banana

MAGAP Today Began Distribution of Inputs for Spraying Banana

This morning the distribution of fungicides began, to counterattack the black Sigatoka in banana plantations. This resolution was provided by the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock, Aquaculture and Fishing (MAGAP). According to the documentation, the fungicide will be distributed...
Banana plantations are lost and promised fumigation never arrived

Banana plantations are lost and promised fumigation never arrived

National banana producers feel concerned that the free fumigation process that was offered to some farms will never arrive, even though Javier Ponce, Agriculture Minister announced it started on 20 and 30 August. One days before the emergency time ends, hundreds of Guayas and El...