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Andreina

Learn fascinating facts about the country, the people, the climate and the region where our farms are located.

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Facts

Quality fruit needs space. The plantation covers more than 98.27 hectares, 243 acres, or 138 soccer fields. 88.443 people work at this plantation.
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Ecuador

Located between Colombia and Peru, Ecuador has an amazingly diverse landscape –from the highlands and towering volcanoes to the rain forest and low-lying coastal areas. With its tropical climate and fertile soils, Ecuador is the world’s biggest banana exporter, accounting for 30% of global exports.

Cañar

Cañar is located in the lower half of Ecuador and is known for the 16th century ruins of Ingapirca, a well-known Inca settlement.

Climate

<p><span style="background: white none repeat scroll 0% 0%; color: black;">The climate is tropical in the lower parts of the region with April bringing the most rain to the region.&nbsp; Overall, </span><span style="background: white none repeat scroll 0% 0%; color: #202122;">Ca&ntilde;ar</span><span style="background: white none repeat scroll 0% 0%; color: black;"> is known to be one of the coolest regions in Ecuador.</span></p> Weather

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