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Some 190 small and medium sized businesses will be promoting their products this weekend at the “Feria del Gustico Costarricense” (Costa Rican Tasting  Fair), in the Antigua Aduana, San José.

The aim is to promote the marketing of agro-food products and crafts, in support of rural enterprises.

According to the deputy minister of agriculture, Tania Lopez, exposed aat the fair are innovative products that are not found in the supermarkets.

This is the second year that the event takes place. According to Lopez, in 2012 sales exceeded ¢80 million and received some 15,000 visitors.

The Antigua Aduana (Old Customs Building) is on the east side of downtown San José, 100 metres east of the Parque Nacional and Atlantic train station. Some may remember the building by its old name, FERCORI.

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