Charge d’Affaires visited the La Unión sugar mill in Escuintla

The Chargé d’Affaires, David Hodge, visited along with other officials of the Embassy, the La Unión sugar mill in Escuintla, to learn about the production of sugar, alcohol and electric power from the cultivation of sugarcane.

The members of the sugar community of Guatemala, presented several of the sustainable development projects and their social responsibility policy through the Guatemalan Center for Research and Training of the Sugar Cane CENGICAÑA and the Private Institute of Research on Climate Change ICC. With the implementation of DR-CAFTA, trade in agricultural products and food has increased by 51%.

El #EncargadoNegocios #DavidHodge, visitó junto a otros oficiales de la Embajada, el ingenio La Unión en Escuintla, para…

Posted by US Embassy Guatemala on Friday, May 18, 2018