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Mon, 20 Jul 2020 11:24 - Updated Mon, 20 Jul 2020 11:24

Girassol farm opens product packaging factory

Mbanza Kongo - A packaging unit with the capacity to pack 60 tons of products daily started operating last Saturday at the Girassol Farm located in Nzeto municipality, northern Zaire province.

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Fazenda Girassol inaugura fábrica para embalar produtos do campo

Photo: Adão João Pedro

The inauguration of this plant, attended by the provincial governor, Pedro Julia, anables conditions to export from August this year products such as banana and papaya to Europe, with stress to Portugal and France,  said the institution’s managing partner, João Amaral.

He eplained that for the current agricultural year, Girassol Farm  cultivated 238 hecters of land -  140 for banana and 98 of papaya.

The production was secured by 1,237 workers, including 27  foreigners.

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