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Cuban company contributes to strengthening the economy

Cuban company contributes to strengthening the economy

Matanzas, Cuba, Feb 6 (Prensa Latina) The development of productions in the farms of the Victoria de Girón Agroindustrial Enterprise, located in the Cuban province of Matanzas, strengthens the economy of the territory and the country.

With a total of 143 cultivation houses, the entity’s productions are inserted within the economic strategies designed by the province in 2023 by allocating part of its products for the consumption of the tourist sector and exports.

According to the website, the entity located in the municipality of Jagüey Grande has 15 hectares where vegetables are grown, including tomatoes, peppers, blueberries, hot peppers, eggplant, cabbage, cucumber, melon and watermelon.

Yadir Valdés, the director of the company’s crop house business unit, explained that foods such as hot peppers (habanero peppers) and blueberries are destined for export with favorable results in previous years, but the aim is to achieve better yields in 2023.

Globally, hot peppers are in great demand, so the timely collection, selection and proper storage allows obtaining a quality product, while the blueberry is also gradually inserted in themarket in order to generate income for the island’s economy, he said.

Valdés pointed out that the use of substances such as zeolite substrate, a mineral with great properties related to agricultural use, and the proper handling of earthworm humus contribute to the growth and vigor of the plants, together with the careful work of the workers.

The executive pointed out that the Victoria de Girón Agroindustrial Enterprise foresees a production of 1,216 tons in 2023, of which 576 tons of tomato, 260 tons of bell pepper and 61 tons of hot bell pepper, aimed at attracting foreign currency that will have an impact on the economic strengthening of Cuban agriculture.


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