Experiences of the Monterrrubio Company in Production and Marketing Of Cactus Pears and Nopalitos

Abstract

The company Los Monterrubio is located in the region of the pyramids of Teotihuacan in the
northeastern portion of the state of Mexico, about 45 km from Mexico City. This is a rich region for
cactus production with the six municipalities of this general area cultivating 13,000 ha of cactus
pears and 300 ha of cactus for nopalitos. Los Monterrubio has 3 years experience marketing cactus
pears and one year experience in the production of cactus pears and nopalitos.

Published

1997-01-01

Issue

Section

Research Notes