Hass Avocados Exports From Colombia To The United States Will Continue
by Instituto Colombiano Agropecuario
Posted: 2018-01-08 09:02:45 EST

Bogotá - Hass avocados exports to the United States will continue in accordance with regulations and the Work Plan signed between Corpohass, the agricultural and food safety authorities in Colombia and their counterparts in the United States. The ICA (Colombian Agricultural and Livestock Institute) continues the surveillance and eradication program for Hass avocado quarantine pest in 21 municipalities located in 7 departments of the country.
During the month of January, exports shall begin from a farm in the department of Antioquia, which has been approved and continues under surveillance until the end of the harvest as established in the Work Plan signed with the USDA (U.S Department of agriculture).
Currently, ICA is working with 33 Hass avocado production sites including buffer areas, which, after complying with requirements, will be authorized to export to the United States.

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