Former President Mejía highlights the contributions of the agricultural businessman Manuel Castillo to the national production of avocados

Hipólito Mejía, the former President of the Republic, praised the agricultural entrepreneur Manuel Castillo Pimentel for his significant contributions to national production, particularly in the avocado sector, which is one of the country’s key fruits.

Mejía highlighted Castillo’s pioneering efforts in avocado cultivation, playing a crucial role in strengthening and expanding this industry nationwide. He emphasized that Castillo deserves recognition from Dominican society for his accomplishments.

During his participation in the renowned program “Revista 110” with Dr. Julio Hazím, the former president underscored how Castillo has emerged as the world’s largest avocado producer. Mejía commended Castillo’s expertise in marketing and processing and acknowledged his significant contribution to job creation and economic dynamism in the country.


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