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This report provides information on the export certification requirements of the Government of Costa Rica.
Costa Rican food processors and consumers trust and value food products that include U.S. raw materials and ingredients. Demand for quality ingredients has been steadily increasing...
Central America and the Caribbean, with their close geographical and economic ties to the United States, have always been an important market for U.S. agricultural exports.
The Costa Rican Ministry of Agriculture (MAG) plans to gradually increase the number of pesticides tested for at their laboratory.
Recent high-profile activism against biotechnology has created uncertainty among those involved in production and research of biotechnology products in Costa Rica.
Costa Rica is a major importer of raw materials and ingredients for food processing in Central America, creating opportunities for U.S. products such as beef, pork, wheat, soybeans and vegetables.