Food

Puntarenas Gets Ready for a Gastronomic Experience

Next Saturday, July 20th, from 9:00 am to 6:00 pm, it will be held the 1st edition of the Gastronomic Tour "Con Sabor a Puerto" (With Flavor to a Port), a tourist experience based on local cuisine that invites...

Costa Rica: A Land of Unique, Exotic Flavors

Did you know that although Costa Rica represents only 0.03% of the earth's surface, it contains approximately 5% of the world's biodiversity? The geographic location of Costa Rica between North America and South America means that it has served...

Get to Know the Uchuva (Golden berry) The Fruit of Love

The “Uchuva” (Golden berry) knows to herself that she is a jewel, thus to protect itself, it made its own protective layer: The small golden berry comes wrapped in green leaves, hidden among orchards so no one can steal...

French News Channel Exposes Pollution by Agrochemicals in Costa Rican Pineapple Plantations

Television channel France 2 issued a report on June 11th, 2019, where it portrays the relationship between pollution with agrochemicals and the pineapple industry for export in Costa Rica. The report exposes the number of pesticides that are used in...

“Guapinol”: A Regional Tree Full of Qualities

“Guapinol” tree (Hymenaea courbaril) is very typical of the lowlands of our region. It is a tree full of qualities, not only as a forest species of high value for its wood but for the excellent nutritional value of...

Tangerine: A Delicious Fruit Full of Healthy Properties for You

It is so easy to peel and eat a tangerine, and not only for its sweet and refreshing taste. It is also that the pleasant sweetness, its acid flavor, together with the softness of its pulp, makes it one...

The Chocolate Culture, Our Tradition With Very Deep Ancestral Roots

Chocolate is the food that is obtained by mixing sugar with two products derived from the manipulation of cocoa seeds: cocoa mass and cocoa butter. From this basic combination, the different types of chocolate are elaborated that depends on...

Producers Will Take Course on History and Production of Cocoa in Guatuso

If you are from Guatuso or its surroundings, do not miss this training course on the history and production of cocoa in the area. It is aimed at cocoa producers dedicated to this activity of great importance to the...

Ticos Immerse Themselves in Eating Disorders Due to Vanity

The studies point out to how much Ticos know and what prejudices they have about eating disorders especially the most serious anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa. The study revealed truly important data. It highlights that 88.5% of the population understands...

Costa Rican Flavored Coffee

Our delicious coffee has been a beautiful culture for many years. Also, it has been, for almost 2 centuries, the main source of family income and national divisions. The first coffee seeds came from the Caribbean Antilles, between 1776...
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Fingerprint and Facial Recognition Will Be the New ‘ID Cards’ of Costa Ricans

The surveillance camera recorded a criminal while committing his misdeeds in the mall. But it was not...
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Costa Rica: It is beautiful and it is colorful but is it safe?

Costa Rica is a safe place. But as it may happen anywhere...

An Alert for All Latin America: Numerous Cases of Murders and Persecu-tion of Indigenous Leaders Remain With Impunity

The killings of members belonging to indigenous populations, along with persecution and harassment, have generated fear, helplessness, sadness and mostly anger in...

How to Keep Your Finances in Order and Increase Your Savings

Any time is excellent to start organizing and reviewing your money account. Saving money demands order and it is very important to...

Public Banks Improved Credit Conditions for the Purchase of Electric Vehicles

This announcement was made by the directors of the banking entities together with the First Lady, Claudia Dobles, and the ministers of...
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