Rachel Blickfordand Carmen Valverde visited the Asturian cider mill.
LA SIDRA.- The Councilwoman of Agriculture of the USA and the specialist in agriculture of the North American Ambassy, Carmen Valverde, visited yesterday El Gaitero cider mill in Villaviciosa.
The point was to know first hand the production of cider its different features. It should be highlighted that El Gaitero was born in 1890 to put closer the Asturians who migrated to America with this product, so close to their homeland.
In the meeing they had with María Cardín, , Commercial director of Valle, Ballina y Fernández, paid much interesti in knowing about the sales in the USA so as to search for better wats in cider exports. Nowadays Valle, Ballina y Fernández export to the USA the labels La Gaita, El Gaitero and Pomarina –this last one the biggest in growth.