Hispatec exhibits at Expoalimentaria Perú

Hispatec has been present with its own stand at Expoalimentaria, the most powerful agro-food fair in Peru and one of the most important in South America. About 45,000 visitors attended the edition last year and the organization is confident that it will be a number that is exceeded these days.

Idai Nature bets on boosting trade link with Mexico

The company Idai Nature has promoted a business meeting with the objective of promoting investment and cooperation between the Valencian Community and Mexico in the agri-food sector, as well as the search for formulas to increase agricultural exports to the Latin American country.

Peru: Pro Olivo creates a management group to promote innovation within the olive sector

The Pro Olivo Association, which is made up of Peruvian olive processing and exporting olive and table processing companies, has recently created the Management Group of the Olive Innovation System, whose main purpose is to promote innovation within the olive sector. The establishment of this Management Group has been possible thanks to the support of the INNOVATE PERU Ministerial Program and once the Pro Olivo Association has successfully concluded the "Technological Innovation Agenda for the Technical and Commercial Development of the Olive Tree".

China is interested in Mexican avocado

The Mexican Government, through the Secretariat of Agriculture, Livestock, Rural Development, Fisheries and Food (SAGARPA) has been advancing in its strategy of diversifying its agri-food exports to China, with the latest achievement being the visit soon to be made by health authorities of the Asian country to vegetable gardens of avocado of Jalisco to allow its importation. An initiative agreed within the framework of the delegation of SAGARPA officials to China, with the purpose of consolidating the sanitary steps for the approval of several protocols that will allow Mexico to expand the participation of agricultural products in that Asian market, one of the of greater importance due to the potential of consumption of its population and growth of its economy.

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.

Mexico directs its efforts to increase its sales of pork and berries to Japan

The Government of Mexico has intensified contacts with authorities and marketing firms in Japan to increase exports of pork and berries to the Japanese country. These efforts are part of the work being carried out by the Secretariat of Agriculture, Livestock, Rural Development, Fisheries and Food (SAGARPA) to diversify markets in countries of the Asia-Pacific Region.

Argentina to increase its food exports to China through online sales

Alibaba Group has launched a new program that will allow Chinese consumers to buy Argentinean food in their online platform Tmall Fresh. An initiative that will increase the presence of Argentine fresh produce in the People's Republic of China and which has been the result of joint efforts by the Argentine Agency of Investment and International Trade and the Ministry of Agroindustry of the Nation.
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Peru: Pro Olivo takes its achievements in technological innovation to the II Regional Forum of Economic Development

The Pro Olivo Association has shared in the II Regional Forum of Economic Development for Latin America and the Caribbean its successful experience with the Tenological Innovation Agenda for the technical and commercial development of the olive tree in the Tacna Region in Peru. Represented by its president, Luciana Biondi, Pro Olivo was selected by the international consultancy GIZ Peru to represent Peru in this representative forum, held at the end of June, in the Bolivian city of Tiquipaya.

Bolivia: Government boosts Genetic Research on Quinoa

The Government of Bolivia, through the Ministry of Rural Development and Lands and the International Quinoa Center (CIQ), in coordination with the Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA), organized the First International Forum on the cultivation of Quinoa, under the heading "Opportunities and Challenges to the discovery of the quinoa genome". The objective of this initiative is to contribute to the strengthening of the country's quinuero sector.

Professionals from Peru and Colombia receive training on new export requirements to the USA

Peru and Colombia prepare to meet new export requirements to the US Thus, 59 professionals from both countries have been trained in compliance with the rules of the FSMA Act, which regulates the export of processed products to the United States, through a training program in which the Inter-American Institute for Cooperation Agriculture (IICA) and the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) collaborate.