Move into exotic juiceThis article was originally published in Foodnews
CUBA is to produce pineapple juice, as part of the country's efforts to reduce food imports. Empresa Industrial de Citricos, based in Ciego de Avila, is using a plant in Isla de la Juventud to produce juices, nectars and concentrates. Pineapple harvested in Villa Clara and Matanzas will be processed. The machinery has the capacity to process eight tonnes of fruit per hour. The plant can also process orange, grapefruit, mango, guava, banana, papaya, tangerine and other fruits.