Pineapple Planted in Eastern Cuba
According to experts, pineapple
crops are the largest in the province in the past 16 years to meet the
growing demand for that fruit.
Farmers are using modern techniques in more than 240 hectares of land to increase pineapple production.
In addition, new varieties that are bigger and taste better will be planted in Ciego de Avila.
During the remain of the year, 20 hectares will be planted with pineapple, whose presence on the domestic market has decreased over the past few years due to a lack of fertilizers and chemicals.