Monday, June 6, 2016

06/06/2016: Potential abounds in Mexico
Image: iivangm
by Roy Palmer

First published in International Aquafeed, March-April 2016

Mexico, with a population of 122 million is the most populous Spanish-speaking country in the world. The country is known for its Pacific and Gulf of Mexico beaches and its diverse landscape of mountains, deserts and jungles.

Ancient ruins such as Teotihuacan (Aztec), Chichen Itza (Mayan) and Spanish colonial-era towns are scattered throughout the country. Infectious Mariachi music, sombreros and vitamin ‘T’ are also some of the great highlights. Vitamin ‘T’ includes Tacos, Tostados, Tamales, Taquitos, Tortas and Tortillas all washed down with Tequila.

Rather cheekily last year, Mexico offered some US based aquaculture businesses the opportunity to raise their fish south of the border where they promised regulators had a more modern approach to offshore aquaculture than they could experience in their own country.

Mexico has recently become serious about aquaculture Mexico has in the last few years become a serious aquaculture country and there is a major effort by Mexican offshore fish farmers and government officials to make their country ‘the place’ for raising fish offshore in North America.

Read the full article in International Aquafeed HERE

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