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EUROPEAN IMPORTER INVOLVED IN FARMING JOINT VENTURES AROUND THE GLOBE

BioTropic launches farming projects


BioTropic is pursuing projects to develop organic farming and sourcing finished goods, as well as continuing their import activities over four continents and many countries. 



The company which is based in Duisbourg, helps small producers from developing countries that are normally in a cooperative to export their organic products and supporting them in crop development programs.





BioTropic offers a large range of products from organic fruit and vegetables to corn syrup and avocados. These come from Mexico, Peru or South Africa. The grapes come from Italy, Chile or South Africa. Ginger is produced in China and Peru. Citrus fruits are from Spain, Italy and also South Africa. The large variety of origin and different climates mean that they can ensure a supply of products year round.





In 1997 BioTropic was created by a few German organic wholesalers (including Naturkost Elkershausen, Terra Berlin, Naturkost Bois). The company had a €61 million turnover in…

La Muerte de Fidel Castro esta por anunciarse

Cuba niega convocatoria a la prensa, en medio de rumores sobre deterioro de salud de Fidel Castro
NOTICIAS | AMÉRICA LATINA

Archivo AFP
Viernes, Enero 9, 2015






Cuba negó este viernes haber convocado a la prensa extranjera esta jornada, en medio de rumores y publicaciones en medios de otros países sobre un supuesto deterioro de la salud del expresidente Fidel Castro.
"Eso es falso. No se convocó ninguna rueda de prensa"
, dijo un responsable del Centro de Prensa Internacional (CPI), el departamento del Ministerio de Relaciones Exteriores cubano que atiende a los medios extranjeros.



"Siempre lo anunciamos de la misma manera (mediante un correo electrónico a los medios), y no se mandó nada"
, agregó el responsable del CPI.




Algunos medios de Miami, bastión del anticastrismo, habían informado que el "centro de prensa", sin identificar adecuadamente al CPI, había convocado a la prensa extranjera este viernes en La Habana, insinuando que esta supuesta citación se relacion…