An important U.S. – Cuba business conference, critical to opening markets for American farmers, took place in and around Havana, Cuba recently. Representatives from both countries participated. Now that U.S. exporters are allowed to use USDA programs to promot... More »
The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) is an agency of the United Nations (UN) that leads international efforts to defeat hunger and achieve food security for all, and to ensure people have regular access to sufficient high-quality food to lead productive... More »
The Ministry of Agriculture of Cuba (MINAGRI) and the Sojitz Corporation of Japan have signed an agreement in the new agricultural technology sector, an agreement which will increase rice yields and contribute to food self-sufficiency. Present at the signing c... More »
The United Nations World Food Program (WFP) and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) have signed a cooperation agreement for more than US $272,000 to support recuperation efforts following the tornado which struck Havana in January. The agreement was signed at the E... More »
Cuban experts in Pinar del Rio working in collaboration with experts from India have set up a plant at the Enrique Troncoso Mill in the municipality of Los Palacios that will use the by-product of rice husks to generate electricity. The Enrique Troncoso Mill i... More »
A Ministry of Agriculture (MINAGRI) delegation in Camagüey announced that charcoal exporting companies have exceeded export targets by 23%, producing more than 21,000 tons. At the end of this July, 21,324 tons of charcoal were produced in the province of Camag... More »
The Cuban – British joint venture Ron Santiago S.A., a Cuban entity dedicated to producing and marketing alcohols, spirits, rums and wines, came into existence today with the signing of an agreement. The joint venture company has been established to develop Cu... More »
Cuba’s first automated poultry farm opened up in Pinar del Rio. The farm is located in the municipality of Consolación del Sur. It is expecting the first delivery of 56,000 hens. Pedro Luis Pino Noval, director of the Poultry Company of Pinar del Rio told the ... More »
Make no mistake about it, Cuba’s cigars lead the pack for quality and taste Habanos S.A., a subsidiary of Tabacuba Enterprise Group, was founded in 1994. The Cohiba brand is internationally recognized and sold around the world, with the exception of the United... More »
Cuba and Bolivia have signed agreements to import beef, chicken and milk powder from Bolivia. The contracts also include cellphones, computers, wood, urea and textiles for the manufacturing of clothing. The negotiated agreements are valued at more than $12 mil... More »
The Cuban agri-business, Granos Sur del Jíbaro, is aiming to benefit both the domestic and export markets in the upcoming year. If the company can meet its ambitious agricultural targets, it will be highly successful in bringing in much-needed foreign currency... More »
The Cuban government has begun wholesale rationing of staple food items and other basic products in the face of a serious supply crisis, Ministry of Domestic Trade (MINCIN) Betsy Diaz Velazquez said Friday. The move is a response to further consequences of the... More »
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