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MontaƱa Azul in USA Show: Spaghetti Noodles at the NAT WEST California 2023

March 6th, 2023  

We never forget our first time! šŸ˜‰

We prepare the first time at the show Natural Products Expo West in California. Our Booth is going to be at the Costa Rica Pavillion. MontaƱa Azul team is excited because this show gathers consumers, premium on ensuring their health and wellbeing while others increasingly looking toward social responsibility and sustainability. They are all our values so we are a natural match for these crowd.

This is an experience we looked forward participating; it allows us to network, see new products, and explore new ideas. Our COO Pamela Arias will be atending the show to meet with our friends, as commented by Mrs Arias ” This show is a great stage for our organic pineapple and spaghetti noodles, since they are trends. Also we brought cassava gluten-free burgers, banana leaves frozen and our canned cassava for the ethnic distributors”

Virtual Booth 2023 and 1615 Booth at the North Hall:

Our agenda is available online because of the existance of a Virtual Booth, featuring everything our company MontaƱa Azul have lined-up for your in-person and digital experience! Download the Expo West Mobile App! and find us there, see our products and new ideas.

If you come to the show, we look forward to seeing you in person and if not, then see you online! Between 60,000 and 65,000. Based on current percentages, the total buyer audience will make up an estimated 60% of that total.

About the expo : Natural Products Expo West is the leading trade show in the natural, organic, and healthy products industry. Starting from 8 of March with the Fresh Ideas Organic Marketplace, and then the ACC North Halls.

Chilerita de palmito – palm pickles innovation for the holidays

November 4th, 2022  

This is a traditional latinamerican product that combines the pickles and hot sauce with the palm hearts and spicy recipe.

La chilerita is on every table of Costa Rica and we want to share the beauty of spicing up your meal and adding also palms as a salad side dish.

The idea was first conceived by Innovation Development Manager Pahola Arias, as she says ” the inspiration of the product is based on the everyday life meals from LatinAmerica, from breakfast to dinner, we all know the chilera and MontaƱa Azul proposes today a version of this iconic flavor”

Is true that palmito or heart of palm, is consumed on its purest form: cilindrical white steams; however the proposal to have this salad bar chunks into the spicy sauce is more than welcome by the population.

La Chilera by MontaƱa Azul has hit the shelves of Walmart major retail sales points this Christmas, as a little interesting gift for the families to share on the holidays and more over to re-discover a traditional product on a new presentation of 250 g drained weight and 410 g net weight.

MontaƱa Azul is food safety FSSC22000 re-certified, FDA approved, Kosher certified, Organic certified, Social certified and Ethical Trading certified; awards that make this family company a high profile manufacturer in Latin America.

Bienvenidos a Miami!

April 29th, 2022  

PiƱa Coladas have never been happier!

Welcome to Florida! 3 different locations join the MontaƱa Azul pineapple show off. PiƱa Coladas consumers have never been happier!

From April 2022 we will be offering MontaƱa Azul pineapple in its own pineapple juice at the Supermarkets

The shelf will be showing the indication:

The Promotion Agency for Costa Rican products ( PROCOMER ) started a test in Florida with some of the best products of Costa Rica and MontaƱa Azul is thrilled to be part of this activity.

Operations Director for MontaƱa Azul Pamela Arias shares the good news “Florida is a great destination for this iconic costarican pineapple, people here know our country very well and they come often to visit as tourists to enjoy the vaste variety of fruits we have. Costa Rica is a fruit garden and MontaƱa Azul is delighted to bring them some of it at their doors”.

Plant based – MontaƱa Azul – 1 kg keto – Palm Spaghetti

March 11th, 2022  

Get ready to prepare plant based spaghetti made with 100% palm hearts.

What is it?

Noodles from 100% heart of palm and produced in our own farms at the Atlantic side of Costa Rica.

Who finds this product interesting?

Costa Rica – MontaƱa Azul – March 2022

Palm Spaguetti : rethinking food

September 17th, 2021  

A product that hit the shelves already for some time, promises to cater the palm low carb content as an alternative for the keto dieters, vegan and vegeterians.

This gluten free palmtree presentation and its use as pasta/noodles replacement has shocked the most innovative households globally. It simply works without the calories intake from the traditional!

MontaƱa Azul presents its version, loyal to the spirit of natural products and sourcing the palms directly from its own harvested farms. Victor Arias founder fo MontaƱa Azul adds “We have had picadillo of palmito presentation from childhood years – a Costa Rican chopped version of palm recipe – and having installed the noodle machinery at our facilities this year, reminded us that could rewrite the story of this product, arriving to more and more people with its benefits, now as an spaguetti with any sauce the client wants. We are very happy for that”

Bon apetit everybody ! this is an italian inspired product so… Buon appetito a tutti!

Pineapple from MontaƱa Azul starts distribution in The Netherlands

February 22nd, 2021  

The Netherlans tulips today welcome the Costa Rica ananas from MontaƱa Azul. A long way from the canals of the tropic flatlands to the Amsterdam canals.

This beautiful fruit, will fullfil the shelves with its bright colours, canned and glass jars. Today MD2 Golden Sweet products started distribution from a local retailer.

Within Europe, MontaƱa Azul also exports canned pineapple to France where big pineapple projects have been executed succesfully in the past. Other pineapple markets for the MontaƱa Azul pineapple have been the United States supermarket chains, Jamaica, Mexico, Puerto Rico and other LatinAmerican supermarket, where we distribute also in convenience stores and supermarkets.

#pineapple #ananas #costarica #export #goldensweet #md2 #MD2Pineapple #thenetherlands #montanaazul

Frozen banana leaves (pre-seared)

January 10th, 2021  

A Christmas classic for the latinamerican countries

Tamales are a unique Pre-Columbian dish that is believed to have originated in Mesoamerica, the land between North and South America. Mexican tamales are perhaps the best-known version, however, almost all of the Central and South American cultures have adopted the dish into their own style of cooking.

The banana leaf is the leaf of the banana plant ( we call plƔtano plant in Costa Rica, a variety of plaintain), which may produce up to 40 leaves in a growing cycle. The leaves have a wide range of applications because they are large, flexible, waterproof and decorative.

They are used for cooking, wrapping and food-serving in a wide range of cuisines in tropical and subtropical areas. They are used for decorative and symbolic purposes in numerous Hindu and Buddhist ceremonies. In traditional homebuilding in tropical areas, roofs and fences are made with dry banana-leaf thatch. Banana and palm leaves were historically the primary writing surfaces in many nations of South and Southeast Asia.

From our plant in Costa Rica, each December there is high demand from all the importers of the world. Our commitment with our providers locatd in the flat lands of the Atlantic coast, makes possible the development of the area around this sustainable activity, MontaƱa Azul is always focusing on the local sourcing.

This is a little video of our #costarica pre-seared #frozen #banana #leaf

 #frozen #banana #leaf #costarica

Opening the door to 2021 from our website

October 27th, 2020  

We prepare the 2021 and you could get priority from now.Ā Ā 

Dear clients from MontaƱa Azul,

Get the priority you deserve!

Let’s confirm your orders for 2021 in November and December. Now you can have access through the live chat 24/7 service. Ask any question, quotations and orders.Ā Ā 


When you confirm in advance, you getĀ the right conditions. If you plan ahead, we can plan our operations correctly and it means: resource efficiency.

We are a Costa Rican based family company exporting for decades quality tropical food, FSSC22000 certified plants, Kosher and FDA approved. Come to see our quality assured process and excellent service.

Our catalogues are here:Ā


Any other project?. Yes we do them too.

Let’s plan ahead and let us add value to your organization in 2021 too.


USA – New Jersey retailers welcome MontaƱa Azul brand

September 4th, 2020  

Montana Azul in New Jersey

Montana Azul in New Jersey

In what has become a challenging time for humanity, one light shines bright : the MontaƱa Azul brand debutes in US retailer shelves.Ā  Seabra’s, TwinCity, SuperFresh and ExtraSupermarkets have a new delicious from Costa Rica: ready to eat cassava.

Pahola Arias, project manager for this project has declared that the effort “is a big achivement from both our company and our distributor in the New Jersey State who knows very well the brand since they are latinamericans too and use the product in their daily lives”.

New Jersey – also refered as the 8th province of Costa Rica – is known to host the biggest population of ticos outside of their country. Counties as Orange, Bound Brook and Trenton are among many of counties who look for costarican and latinamerican specialties, such as this cassava.

Ā”Compartamos en familia! Ā”Let’s share with our families!

Who we really are

April 15th, 2020  

The world crisis is reminding to us why do we exist as business, as family, as humans.

.This is a developing situation.

Covid19 has surprised the world. 80 years of investment in a Health System, seams to have the virus under control.

At MontaƱa azul, we are adapting our talent and our daily routine. Our team has issued since week number 1, all the precautions to ensure our employees to understand the situation the best we can explain, throughĀ constant meetings and information boards, explaining the latest measures to be taken on this changing situation and passing each guideline provided by the Health Ministry of Costa Rica and World Health Organization.

We are all humbled to see our people’s coping with what it has become the most uncertain time we have lived in so far.Ā  This became a Costarrican National crusade, succesful so far.

Costa Rica Government has taken every step to keep the conditions controled. All health actionsĀ between citizens and the economy are daily communicated transparently. It is clear that this is a lifetime experience, lessons are coming and we are keeping our mind open so we can grow as company and as a team.

WeĀ are onĀ a business continuity plan allowing the normal supply to clients, ensuring the food to consumersĀ inside and outside Costa Rica.Ā  We shall pass and we will be stronger and wiser.

Following our Disaster Process we have achieved the identification of the most vulnerable collaborators and the division on smaller groups for lunch, we established the variables to accept anybody who feels sick to stay home and communicate with helpline 1322 covid telephone line.Ā  We follow the logic that anybody can have the virus even if we do not show any synthoms.

As per 13 of May, 2020, the Republic of Costa Rica close to 800 cases,Ā  60% recovered.Ā  As we see the Worlds richest countries with a saturated Health Systems, our government has took steps to reduce some sectors, impacting the economy.Ā  Exports remain opened and our food sector functions as a prilivedged sector, however the challenges are still active and we are solving them on the run.

Costa Rica coronavirus casesSource : TicotimesĀ publication the 28 of April.

The Health System CCSS ( Caja Costarricense del Seguro Social ), the American Chamber of Commerce, Enterprises Alliance for Development (AED) and Crusa moved 280 of their partners to bring technology so the ramdom tests start in all over Costa Rica, allowing the reinsertion of labour in every sectors.Ā  The message has been “together we can move on”.

Who we are?. We are a family strong team who loves life.

#stayhome #quƩdateEnCasa