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The ICA certified a shipment of 25 thousand kilos of plantains exported from Belén de Umbría to the European Union.

Pereira, September 26, 2020, with the support of the Ministry of Agriculture and the ICA, the National Agricultural Association of Plantain Producers, ASPLABEL, will export 25,272 kilograms of plantain to the European Union. The shipment will be dispatched on Monday, September 28, protected by the phytosanitary export certificate issued by the ICA, which indicates that the product meets the requirements demanded by the European market.


Producers work for a competitive and quality Hass avocado production in Risaralda.

Pereira, August 31, 2020, the Colombian Agricultural and Livestock Institute, ICA, as the national phytosanitary protection authority, has conducted training sessions on the Quarantine Pest Surveillance Program for the cultivation of Hass avocado. Agricultural producers attended as a requirement to export the fruit to the markets of the United States, China, Japan, Argentina, and Peru.


Hong Kong and the Ivory Coast will receive the first Colombian pork shipment.

Bogotá, June 12, 2020, Africa, and Asia will enjoy 100 tons of Colombian pork, great news for the pig farming industry. During June and July of this year, the first pork shipment will set sail to Hong Kong and the Ivory Coast. It is another firm step to continue opening international markets. The National Government has been working on it, with the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, the Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Tourism, ProColombia, ICA, and Invima, also Porkcolombia, and the International Marketing Company CI PorkCo. They have been carrying out Health Diplomacy efforts looking for opportunities for Colombian producers.

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