It took the Ecuadorian bananas more than two decades to land in the Brazilian market. The fruit arrived on Friday, May 18 of this year, to the port of Santos, where the Tropical Fruit Exporter company had shipped 1,144 boxes of 43 pounds under the brand SELVATICA. Even though the shipment went through the customs and sanitary processes without any problems, the Prosecutor’s Office requested confirmation from the Government in Brasilia, in order to allow the bananas to leave the port. This happened when the National Secretary, the Brazilian equivalent of AGROCALIDAD, gave the order. This process has been marked…
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