Sales of various presentations such as skim milk, low-fat, lactose-free, whole milk reported up to 21 April an increase of about 70% in both value and volume, as reported by the Center for Exports. So far this year about $17.3 million has been generated from sales of fluid milk.
Centrolac milk is available in Mas x Menos and other stores. Last week MM was selling 3 – 1 litre combo for ¢1.400 colones. A litre of Costa Rica’s Dos Pinos typicall sells for ¢800.
Despite the increase in exports, a drop has been reported of about 1.27% in the international price of milk, in light of this Wilmer Fernández, president of the Nicaraguan Chamber of the Milk Sector, said that “… Despite the deterioration (in prices) that exists in the international market, we are seeing offset by an increase in export volumes. ”
This article originally appeared on Todaynicaragua.com