The port of La Luz is the third most important in Spain in fruit trafficking

The port of La Luz is the third most important in Spain in fruit trafficking


The port of La Luz is the third most important in Spain in the trafficking of fruits, vegetables and legumes, with 1,165,986 tons moved during 2023, according to State Ports data released this Monday by the Port Authority of Las Palmas.

On the occasion of the participation of Puertos de Las Palmas in the Fair ‘Fruit Logistics’ of Berlin, held from February 7 to 9, the Port Authority has reported these data and recalled that banana, tomato and cucumber are the main fruit and vegetable products dedicated to export in the province.

The Port Authority has offered its services at this international fair, which is specialized in the global fruit trade and encompasses all business sectors that work with fresh products.

«We offer services to both our local community in the operations of export of horticultural productsas well as the international sector in triangulation operations between Europe, Africa and America,” highlighted its commercial director, Juan Francisco Mar.

The Port Authority of Las Palmas has also promoted the new facilities of the Port Inspection Center at the Fruit Logistics in Berlin, whose works will begin throughout this year.

The new infrastructure will offer a better service to users due to the increase in its capacity, which will avoid delays and queues in inspection, as well as better guarantees for the work of phytosanitary inspection against imports from outside the European Union.

«It is, ultimately, about protect local production and, therefore, our exports,” explained Juan Francisco Martín, according to statements included in the statement.

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