Guayaquil will be the point of attention for the entire value chain of the banana industry. The reason: the XVIII edition of the International Banana Convention, which will take place in person and virtually.
“It will be a true banana meeting with the participation of several companies, which will have four components: the forum, a gastronomic show, the Business Roundtable and the trade fair”
The Convention will take place in person at the Hotel Hilton Colón and on the technological platform for the virtual modality. During the forum, Hidalgo details, various topics of interest to the entire sector will be addressed. One of them is “Let’s look east” specifically on the need to sign trade agreements with Asian countries.
Other topics will be the impacts of the costs of supplies and shipping freight, the challenges in the general management of diseases, the future of bananas in the face of Fusarium Race 4 and the shared responsibility in the strategy ‘From Farm to Table’ of the European Union.