Ecuador banana production drops up to 40% due to cold weather

Ecuador banana production drops up to 40% due to cold weather

http://www.freshfruitportal.com
November 16th, 2010

Banana growers in Ecuador say that cold weather has reduced the size and yield of the fruit, according to El Universo of Guayaquil.

Growers say that production has diminished 30% to 40% in the last two months. Exporters are offering them between US $1.40 and $1.70 per carton, when the official price is $5.40 per carton, further complicating the situation, the news

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