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StePac’s packaging succeeds with Chilean cherries

- General News
StePac Ltd.’s lean, automated Modified Atmosphere Packaging (MAP) solutions gained rave reviews among Chilean cherry packers and exporters especially during the recent China cherry export season ahead of the recent Chinese New Year celebrations.

Chilean fruit export volume up in 2021 but value dropped

- International
The Chilean office of Agricultural Studies and Policies (Odepa) released its fruit bulletin for January-December 2021, showing fresh fruit achieved export sales of 2.62 million tons, equivalent to $5.05 billion FOB.

Chile doubles cherry volume to the U.S. this winter

- General News
Chilean cherry exports to the U.S. have doubled this season, and the Chilean Cherry Committee will continue to run both consumer and retail programs through February to drive awareness and sales.

FirstFruits Marketing partners with Stadelman Fruit for pears

- General News
FirstFruits Marketing is pleased to announce today the addition of Stadelman Fruit as their partner for pear growing and distribution. The partnership officially began on January 10, 2022.

ASOEX revises down Chilean cherry export estimate

- International
ASOEX has released a second Chilean cherry export estimate for the 2021-2022 season, now estimating that the volume exported this year will be 72,367,963 boxes, or 361,840 tons

ProduceIQ: Mexican crossings drive market prices

- Analysis
After four weeks of descent, the ProduceIQ Index rebounded by +2 percent. Overall, produce prices tend to increase from the increased demand of the December holiday season and slightly due to the import of cherries.

Chilean cherry exports to increase by 10%

- International
Chilean cherry exporters project a nearly 10 percent rise this season over last.

Vanguard International expects Chilean cherries in two weeks

- General News
With now only two weeks away from the start of the Chilean cherry season we checked in again with the Vanguard Chilean Cherry team for an update fresh from the field.

Chile expects larger, longer cherry season

- General News
Chile projects that cherry exports to the U.S. will see substantial growth in 2021/22, and for the first time, the season will run more than 12 weeks, from November through February. The Chilean Cherry Committee estimates that nearly 13,000 tons will be shipped to the U.S. market during the 2021/22 season.

Vanguard shares Chilean cherry crop update

- General News
With only a few months still away from harvest, Vanguard International is looking forward to the upcoming 2021-2022 Chilean cherry season.