San Pedro is a city in the northern part of the province of Buenos Aires of 46.000 inhabitants located approximately 100 km from Rosario and 250 km from Buenos Aires. It is in the midst of an important farming and fruit producing area (specially peaches and citrus). There is little industrial activity, except for some fruit processing and packing plants. The Nuevo Central Argentino railway line passes some 4 km from the port and the Santa Fe – Buenos Aires highway is some 12 km away. Other provincial highways connect San Pedro with the farming area in the province of Buenos Aires.