Cranberries, one of the five most important Chilean fruit products abroad

The president of the Federation of Fruit Producers of Chile (Fedefruta) Jorge Valenzuela, considers that the national market is going through a "very good moment". And, in his opinion, the demand for the fruit products of the country is showing an unprecedented boom.

Chile opens a lemon market in the United States under a systems approach

The Ministry of Agriculture of Chile announced after 4 years of negotiations the approval by the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) of the Department of Agriculture of the United States (USDA) the certification of Chilean lemons under Systems Approach. Thus, an alternative is offered that will allow our country to export lemons in higher quality conditions, since it avoids fumigation with methyl bromide, substantially improving the post-harvest conditions of this fruit to a market in which Chile is the main provider.

Chile: Exports of fresh fruit exceed 854,000 tons to date

The Association of Fruit Exporters of Chile AG (ASOEX) has recently presented the advance of fresh fruit exports so far in the 2017/18 fruit season. Thus, according to its president Ronald Bown, from September 1st to February 16th, Chile has sent 854,671 tons of fresh fruits to the world, a figure that turns out to be 5.35% less than the volumes sent to the same period last season.

The Chilean exports of blueberries of this campaign account for around 46,000 tons

The 2017/18 campaign of blueberries from Chile, is already 45% complete and has been characterized by favorable weather conditions. To date, Chilean exports of this red fruit are close to 46,000 tons, registering the highest weekly dispatch in the history of this industry when, during week 51, 11,575 tons were shipped.

Pilot program to implement an electronic system that verifies the export of Chilean fruit to China

The China Entry & Exit Biosecurity Society (CBS) and the Association of Exporters of Chilean Fruit AG (ASOEX) have signed an agreement for the implementation of an Electronic Verification System for Chilean fruit exports to China. The purpose of this agreement is to ensure that fruits meet the quality and safety standards of both countries, as well as to make inspections more efficient at the ports of entry of the Chinese market.

Chile: ASOEX starts its first fruit promotional campaign in Madrid in an airport

The Association of Fruit Exporters of Chile AG (ASOEX) starts today, August 14th, in Madrid and until next September 14th, the first promotional campaign of Chilean fruits in an airport, taking advantage of the fact that Chile is in full export season of apples, kiwis and pears, fruits that will be the perfect snack in the restaurants of Madrid Airport. Together with the promotion of the consumption of Chilean fruits as healthy snacks, this activity seeks to expand distribution channels.

Chile: India opens doors to its exports of fresh avocados and blueberries

From next season, Chile will be able to export avocados and fresh blueberries to India, after recently closing an agreement with the authorities of this country, in very advantageous conditions. An achievement achieved in the context of a public-private visit to India, headed by Undersecretary of Agriculture, Claudio Ternicier.

Chile signs an agreement with the EU that equates the certification standards of ecological products

Chile and the European Union have recently signed a historic agreement on trade in organic products, matching the rules in both areas for the certification of these products.

Chile: First exports of nectarines reach the Chinese market

On February 4th, the authorities of the People's Republic of China confirmed that the country has access to nectarines from Chile, a long awaited news from this South American country, whose materialization has been possible thanks to the joint work of the sector Public and private.

Chile exports nectarine to the Chinese market from November

Chilean exports of nectarines will enter the Chinese market directly from November, as announced by the Minister of Agriculture of Chile, Carlos Furche. The official opening of the Chinese market for export of this fruit is the result of three years of negotiations and several meetings held between the authorities of the Agriculture and Livestock Service (SAG) and the Chinese AQSIQ. Previously, Chilean nectarine only entered the Chinese market through Hong Kong, with arrests which made the fruit quality lessened and for this reason could not be distributed.