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News: Decco U.S. Post-Harvest Hires New Sales Agent in Costa Rica
Jul 25, 2012

Decco U.S. Post-Harvest has announced the hire of Gustavo Madriz. Madriz, is based in San Jose, Costa Rica, will serve as a sales agent for Decco and work closely with Decco’s Costa Rican business partner, AGRICENTER.

Madriz earned a degree from leading agronomy school, Instituto Tecnologico de Costa Rica. He brings experience with banana plantations and ten years of experience in pineapple production to Decco. Previously, Madriz worked with DOLE Costa Rica.

In the past, Madriz has conducted research focusing on increasing the quality of fruit that is to be exported throughout the world. Having Madriz on the Decco sales team will help increase the availability of Decco Post-Harvest products in Costa Rica, Central America and the Caribbean.
Madriz is excited to be working with a company that allows him to represent a country that is one of the largest producers of pineapple in the world and helps farmers maintain fruit quality post-harvest.

“The post-harvest products that Decco offers will bring a lot of solutions to the worldwide produce industry,” says Madriz.

About Decco U.S. Post-Harvest

Since 1934, DECCO has been a pioneer in postharvest technology, and provides packers and growers with a full line of postharvest treatments and services to preserve the integrity of fresh-market citrus, pome fruit and stone fruits with premium-quality waxes and coatings. The company also markets cleaners and sanitizers to improve food safety in processing facilities and postharvest fungicides to extend long-term storage. DECCO U.S. Post-Harvest, Inc. is a business unit of United Phosphorus Ltd. For information on DECCO postharvest products and services, visit www.deccous.com. DECCO is the only global marketer of postharvest products and services with presence in North America, Latin America, Europe, Africa, the Near East, Asia and Australasia.