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Chocolate offers many cosmetic benefits

Chocolate Day is celebrated every September 13, a preparation based on cocoa beans that have been present in America for nearly 4,000 years. Although it is now known as an ingredient to prepare desserts, the Mesoamerican peoples used it in ceremonial contexts. This is because, in...
Posted On 13 Sep 2019
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E-commerce is prospering in Ecuador

Grocery shopping without having to go physically, avoid driving, parking, and lines to pay, is now possible via the internet. In Ecuador, there are already supermarkets and companies that offer applications to make purchases from home. This is one of the issues in vogue around...
Posted On 13 Sep 2019
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Ecuador’s Cattle Industry proposes solutions on the Milk Whey restrictions

Seventy-one cattle ranchers from the Coast, Sierra and Amazon, and four dairy companies sent a letter to President Lenin Moreno asking for a final decision on the marketing and use of milk whey. His request comes after the moratorium prohibiting the commercialization of this...
Posted On 12 Sep 2019
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57.6% of Ecuadorians are already part of the financial system

Last year, 486,397 new Ecuadorians accessed a financial product in the country, according to the latest financial inclusion report from the Central Bank of Ecuador (ECB), published yesterday. At the end of 2018, a total of 6.8 million Ecuadorians accessed a financial service....
Posted On 12 Sep 2019
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The tenth edition of Cybermonday will be held in Ecuador on September 16

More than 30 entrepreneurship businesses will accompany about twenty recognized brands such as Claro, Despegar Ecuador, Cinemark, Copa Airlines, Colineal, among others, will participate in the tenth edition of the Cybermonday, which will be held on September 16. “We have been...
Posted On 11 Sep 2019
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Ecuador’s shrimp market is at risk due to non-tariff barriers with China

Industrial Pesquera Santa Priscila and Omarsa, two Ecuadorian companies that export shrimp, were temporarily suspended from exporting to China. There is a rumor that other local companies in the same situation, but there are no official details. The Undercurrent News website...
Posted On 11 Sep 2019
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The cocoa market grows in Ecuador

Ecuador’s Cocoa market maintains a good level of pricest, because the international value, although volatile, is profitable for producers of the CCN 51 variety. CCN 51 cocoa is more productive and less prone to fungal diseases, which causes new hectares to be cultivated...
Posted On 10 Sep 2019
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“Congreso Latinoamericano de Municipalidades y Prefecturas” analyzed Ecuador’s tourism policies

Is it possible to sustain Ecuador’s tourism policies? That was the question answered yesterday by three specialists during the Latin American Congress of Municipalities and Prefectures (“Congreso Latinoamericano de Municipalidades y Prefecturas” in Spanish), which was held...
Posted On 10 Sep 2019
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Ecuador has the capacity to embark on the new technological era

The Californian company, Growers Transplanting INC, uses little man-power. More than 500,000 square meters of strawberry crops, which are harvested annually, are now monitored with electronic cards, which can accumulate data related to the ambient brightness and humidity and soil...
Posted On 09 Sep 2019
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11260 Ecuadorian employees opted for telecommuting

An alternative for employees in Quito to adapt their activities on the day that they cannot drive with their cars, without harming the company’s development and even increasing its productivity, is teleworking. The mechanism allows the employee to work one or several days a...
Posted On 09 Sep 2019
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