About Us

Berries are exported year-round. However, peak export months are from February to April and from July to September. The major Guatemalan berry markets are the United States (82%), Europe (15%), and Central America (3%). The sector represents 600 smallholders and offers work to the 8,000 persons that are a part of the productive chain from plantation to marketing.


Several Guatemalan grower and exporter companies are committed to good agricultural and manufacturing practices. This gives them access to be Global GAP, SMETA and GRASP certified, among others to supply the European Union, other European countries and Central America.

Benefits of being a member of the Berries Subsector


As a member of AGEXPORT through the Berries Subsector, you can:

Training in BPA, BPM, MIP, quality, cold chain, trade, RSE and environmental, etc.

Transfer of knowledge and experiences through field trips.

Customized production and export activity services for each company.

Representation before government entities, institutions and forums of interest to the sector.

Sectoral representation in international events and trade fairs. Access to market information.

Update of regulations, market admissibility and potential market opportunities.

Development, management and execution of international cooperation projects.

Strategic partnerships with entities that benefit the development of the sector.

Advantages of associating with Agexport


As a member of AGEXPORT you will receive consultancy services from the Commission and from related departments and market and trend information on your export product. You will also receive continuous bimonthly training on export processes, as well as support to address barriers to trade.


You may opt for institutional discounts for members and be listed in the exporters' Directory. In addition, you can participate in trade negotiations, receive invitations to trade fairs and for the promotion of our products and of your company with foreign businesspersons to grow exports.

Marta Castañón

Marta Castañón

Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration

Languages: Spanish, English


21 years of experience in Development in the Agricultural Sector Development of export companies and agricultural products. Project implementation. Negotiation.

15 Avenue 14-72, Zone 13

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