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Nearly 80 companies receive training regarding the usage of sustainable packing

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Nearly 150 representatives of 80 Salvadoran exporting firms and with exporting potential received training today regarding trends and use of sustainable packaging and its global importance, through a conference held by the Export and Investment Promotion Agency of El Salvador (PROESA, by its initials in spanish) and the Salvadoran Foundation for Economic and Social Development (FUSADES, by its initials in spanish) through its PROINNOVA program.


The event counted on the presence of enterprises belonging to the sectors of packaging industries, chemical- pharmaceutical, cosmetics, personal care and food / beverages. They received training in topics regarding to trends in the use of biodegradable and sustainable packaging, terms of degradation in packaging, specialized services for export, evidence of plastic contamination and introduction to prohibitive plastic regulations parallel to applicable standards to biodegradation and composting as well as sustainability, certifications and their requirements.


The attendees will have the opportunity to subsequently work with PROESA on aspects such as the identification of the need to joint proceedings with associations, in order to develop the sector for export; and mapping of a route that helps to improve the productive sectors involved. In addition, they will count with an approach to strategic information services for export, as well as support in the access of markets with export interest.


To find out about services provided by PROESA to exporting enterprises, visit our website:, call us at (503) 25927000 

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July 23, 2019


Actualizado 09/06/2019
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