Bananas may be the top-selling item in the produce department, but practically none of them are grown in the U.S.
Guatemala, Ecuador and Costa Rica are the leading sources of bananas in U.S. supermarkets, and most major importers source from several countries.
Ecuador has been the main supplier of U.S. bananas for Oke USA Fruit Co., the importing arm of the Equal Exchange brand, West Bridgewater, Mass.
Over in central America on Saturday night, Costa Rica beat Guatemala 2-1 to win their eighth Central American Cup title. The regional title was settled by goals from Bryan Ruiz and Juan Bustos, however Guatemala almost set up a gran...
We noted yesterday how awesome Colombian broadcast goal calls are, but Costa Rica and Ecuador are offering just as stiff a challenge. Here's every goal scored yesterday, as heard back in that country. (Costa Rica is above, from nati...
An estimated 7.6-magnitude earthquake in Costa Rica has raised alerts for the Pacific coasts of Costa Rica, Panama, Nicaragua, El Salvador, Honduras, Mexico, Colombia, Ecuador, Guatemala and Peru.
Beginning in 2012, Fresh Del Monte Produce Inc. will import sweet bell peppers from growing operations in Costa Rica.