Medellín will be for the first time head of the avocado congress world from 23 to 27 september
Medellín will be the ninth edition of the World Avocado Congress. This event aims to connect the world of water in one place, through knowledge, experience and business with more than 70 exhibitors and 3,500 attendees. The congress will be held from September 23 to 27 at the Plaza Mayor Convention Center.
The World Avocado Congress is an event that has been held in South Africa, the United States, Israel, Mexico, Spain, Chile, Australia and Peru. This year, Colombia had its great growth in production and export, the country produces four varieties of avocado: Hasselillos, Criollos and Antilleans. Its geographical location and its new emerging market denomination were key factors for the election “Because it is a tropical country, the availability of water, sunlight and other factors allow Colombia to produce throughout the year.
The western region and the coffee axis, composed of Antioquia, Caldas, Quindío, Risaralda, Valle del Cauca and Cauca, where there are more areas planted with avocado. For this reason, Medellín will be the headquarters to receive the farmers, experts and leaders of the avocado industry, “said Tomás Ríos Múnera, General Manager Agrilink. This event will be grouped in the whole chain of value of the sector at a global level, it will become the great driving force of this industry, that is, with the realization of the congress.