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Dos Pinos acquires candy maker Gallito
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Dos Pinos acquires candy maker Gallito

L. Arias - October 6, 2016

Costa Rica's dairy cooperative Dos Pinos announced Wednesday that it was acquiring the iconic candy brand Gallito and its factory in Costa Rica, saving it from closure. Gallito candies and chocolates…

Employers more cautious on hiring during upcoming quarter
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Employers more cautious on hiring during upcoming quarter

L. Arias - September 19, 2016

Opportunities for job seekers during the last three months of the year will be lower than those reported for the current quarter, a survey by consulting firm Manpower…

Majority of companies in Costa Rica are family affairs
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Majority of companies in Costa Rica are family affairs

L. Arias - July 14, 2016

Nearly 80 percent of private companies in Costa Rica are family businesses, according to a recent survey by the Costa Rican Chamber of Family Businesses (CACEF). Research…

Gallito candy, chocolates won’t be ‘Made in Costa Rica’ anymore
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Gallito candy, chocolates won’t be ‘Made in Costa Rica’ anymore

L. Arias - May 5, 2016

Morenitos, Violetas, Milanes, Guayabitas, Tapitas and other Gallito brand sweets that Costa Ricans have traditionally identified as Tico-made will no longer be manufactured here. Illinois-based parent company Mondelēz…

President Solís takes credit for healthy economy; Business leaders push back
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President Solís takes credit for healthy economy; Business leaders push back

Zach Dyer - May 3, 2016

With two years to go, President Luis Guillermo Solís defended his accomplishments to an uncooperative legislature and the Costa Rican public in his second State of the…

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