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Wednesday, May 29, 2013

Cuba Certifies Quality of Sugar for Export



Havana, Cuba, May 29.- Cuba completed the certification of the laboratory network involved in certifying in port the quality of exportable sugar, thus saving the need of using third party’s agents to run this important procedure, which will favorably influence on the national economy.

According to Granma newspaper, with the official certification of laboratories located in the Guayabal and Carupano ports, concluded the accreditation of all those entities involved in the export process for the four terminals in charge through which sugar is shipped out.
 
The certifications backed by the National Accreditation Office of the Republic of Cuba (ONARC), take into account internationally agreed quality standards over 11 parameters to export sugar, and among the four principles are: polarization, humidity, ferromagnetic particles and photo colorimetric color.
 
Juan René Reynaldo Sanchez, specialist in the technical area of Tecnoazucar in Las Tunas that belongs to the AZCUBA Business Group told the newspaper that now the country can achieve greater efficiency, agility and reliability in the turnover of the goods.

Similarly, the island receives the payment in full for the process, which undoubtedly has a direct and positive impact from the economic point of view, he added.

The certification of both laboratories was preceded by measures to improve the technical equipment, material and personnel training of who those working there , in correspondence with the rigor of the standards and requirements that apply to that activity worldwide. (ACN)