All posts tagged "Chile"

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    Fruit Attraction 2018 beats records and reaffirms itself as one of the main world events for the fresh produce industry

    The trade show closes the 10th anniversary far exceeding all participation expectations with 81,235 professionals from 122 countries, 19% up on last year, and 1,621 exhibiting companies from 40 countries. The change of the days of the event to Tuesday to Thursday was a resounding success, an aspect reflected in the 69%...

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    Effects of frost on citrus fruits in Chile

    As reported by various media, there have been considerable frosts in June and July of this season. The low temperatures affected different producing areas, and reached -3°C to -4°C in some affected orchards. Fortunately, the extension of the phenomenon has been limited, and has only affected some sectors in the valleys and...

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    Refreshing Chilean citrus promotions aim to boost consumption in the UK and Japan

    SANTIAGO, CHILE, 14 February, 2018 — With the aim of promoting consumption of Chilean citrus, including its health benefits, the Chilean Citrus Committee of Chile’s Fruit Exporters Association (ASOEX), together with ProChile, has created a promotional campaign for this season for the UK and Japan; two important export markets for these colourful,...

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    Alert: Pink Lady America loses court case

    Following a comprehensive decision by the High Court of Australia, Pink Lady America’s application for leave to appeal to the High Court was dismissed on April 5, 2017.  This was Pink Lady America’s final opportunity to overturn the Court of Appeal of the Supreme Court of Victoria decision, made in November 2016, which...

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    US ambassador in Chile visits Plant Health Inspection site

    The US ambassador to Chile, Carol Perez, paid a visit to the Plant Health Inspection Site at Lo Herrera and to the Dole Chile SA company in Codegua. She wanted to see for herself the phytosanitary inspection sites and the selection and packaging processes used to export Chilean fruits. The Ambassador and...

  • Export
    Chinese market opens to Chilean nectarines

    Carlos Furche, Minister of Agriculture of Chile, announced the official opening of the Chinese market for the...

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    Dole buys TucFrut

    Dole Food Co. said it has bought TucFrut farms and packing facilities in Chile to boost the...

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    Prices and volumes for Aussie table grapes are skyrocketing

    TABLE grape export prices have spiked this year with exports exceeding 100,000 tonnes for the first time. According to the Australian Table Grape Association the 2015-16 table grape export season saw 108,594 tonnes exported and April recorded the highest single volume of Australian table grapes exported for any month at 32,587 tonnes....

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    China drives world pear production

    World pear production is forecast up 814,000 tons to 25.2 million on higher output in China where...

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    USDA forecasts: Top Grape Exporters Decline as China Leaps to New Record

    FRESH TABLE GRAPES World table grape production is forecast to increase slightly to 21.0 million tons as...

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