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Churchill: The rebirth of a Tico classic
Business
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Churchill: The rebirth of a Tico classic

L. Arias - May 20, 2016

The pristine combination of shaved ice and bright red syrup that vendors traditionally offer in parks and streets around Costa Rica is the formula that businesses of…

Astronaut Franklin Chang’s Ad Astra to develop hydrogen-fueled transportation in Guanacaste
Climate Change
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Climate Change
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Astronaut Franklin Chang’s Ad Astra to develop hydrogen-fueled transportation in Guanacaste

L. Arias - March 29, 2016

Ad Astra Rocket, the company of former NASA astronaut Franklin Chang Díaz, signed an agreement Monday with EARTH University to research and develop hydrogen-powered transportation in Costa Rica's…

VIDEO: Rebooting Costa Rican cuisine at Al Mercat
Business
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Business
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VIDEO: Rebooting Costa Rican cuisine at Al Mercat

The Tico Times - March 21, 2016

Chef José González has a frenetic passion about food, if anyone couldn’t tell from the beet he had just pulled out of the ground and was now…

Rodrigo Brenes wants to take over the world, one ice cream cone at a time
Business
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Business
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Rodrigo Brenes wants to take over the world, one ice cream cone at a time

The Tico Times - March 19, 2016

As I walk in the door of the home-office-ice cream factory that Rodrigo Brenes shares with his architect girlfriend, he's intensely waiving his imaginary conductor's baton at…

Dippin’ Dots ice cream comes to Costa Rica
Business
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Business
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Dippin’ Dots ice cream comes to Costa Rica

L. Arias - February 21, 2015

The first Costa Rica location of U.S. ice cream brand Dippin’ Dots opened this week at Mall Plaza Premium La Cuesta in Escazú, southwest of San José.…

Selling ice cream is good business in Costa Rica
Business
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Business
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Selling ice cream is good business in Costa Rica

L. Arias - March 12, 2014

Be it soft serve, frozen custard or milk shakes, Ticos love their ice cream. Recently, three companies announced their intentions to cash in on all the dessert…