The country’s fresh fruit and vegetable exports have increased by 25 percent, growth that allows it to compete with 85 nations in foreign markets.
An Australian consumer body took Heinz to court in 2016 over packaging claims that Shredz products, which contain fruit pastes, purees and concentrate, are healthy and nutritious for young children.
The new investment in the Mariel special development zone will produce coffee and other food-related products if the deal is successful. The zone is part of Cuba's drive to update the centrally planned economy under President Raul Castro.
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