Manzano Pepper

From day laborers to businesswomen; Mexicans export cucumber and chili to USA

A group of women from the municipality of Chavinda, Michoacán, produce 270 tons of Persian cucumber and 12.5 tons of habanero and manzano pepper that they send to McAllen, Texas, in the United States, for sale.

In an interview with Notimex, the delegate of the National Institute of Social Economy (INAES, for its acronym in Spanish), Mónica Sánchez Cachú, commented that it is the Society of Rural Production Producers of Vegetables of Arius, directed by Irma Zambrano Sánchez.

She recalled that women were wage laborers and from 2014 they organized to integrate into a social . . .

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