Damage to port facilities in New Orleans during Hurricane Ida caused significant delays to shipments of U.S. feed grains to Costa Rica, where the poultry, pork, and dairy sectors rely almost exclusively on U.S. suppliers.
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Costa Rica: Rice Situation Update

Costa Rican consumers rushed to the supermarkets to buy higher volumes of basic staples such as rice and beans as the first cases of COVID-19 hit the country in March.
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Costa Rica: FAIRS Export Certificate Report

This report provides information on the export certification requirements of the Government of Costa Rica.
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Costa Rica: Costa Rica Rice Production and Trade

Costa Rica's rice production was negatively affected by Tropical Storm Nate in October, 2017.
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Costa Rica: FAIRS Export Certificate Report

This report provides information on the export certification requirements of the Government of Costa Rica.
Tropical Storm Nate passed through Costa Rica in early October causing widespread damage to infrastructure and to agriculture.
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Costa Rica: Food Processing Ingredients

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...
The Government of Costa Rica recently issued a Decree fixing producer and consumer prices of rice, thus maintaining a longstanding policy of price fixing in the domestic rice market.
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Costa Rica: Costa Rica Will Increase Residue Testing

The Costa Rican Ministry of Agriculture (MAG) plans to gradually increase the number of pesticides tested for at their laboratory.
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Costa Rica: Agricultural Biotechnology Annual

Recent high-profile activism against biotechnology has created uncertainty among those involved in production and research of biotechnology products in Costa Rica.
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Costa Rica: Food Processing Sector Report

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.