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War of the berries: Is Mexico drowning the US market?

Latest update : 2018-02-27

By FRANCE 2 , Wassim CORNET

With negotiators holding fresh talks this week on overhauling the NAFTA free trade deal, we look at the example of soft fruits. America's increasing appetite for smoothies and antioxidant fruits means booming business for Mexico's berry growers. But for their US counterparts, cheap labour and state subsidies south of the border are proving tough competition and fuelling accusations of dumping. Our colleagues from France 2 report, with FRANCE 24's Wassim Cornet.

A programme prepared by Patrick Lovett and Gaëlle Essoo.