AgroFresh Solutions, Inc., a global AgTech innovator providing a range of solutions, digital technologies and services to enhance the quality and extend the shelf life of fresh produce, today announced the opening of a new global innovation center in Rancagua, Chile.
Lemon shipments from Chile began at week 19, the same week as the previous season, as reported by the Citrus Committee of Chile ASOEX.
The Board of Directors of the Chilean Fruit Exporters Association A.G. (ASOEX) has announced that Mr. Ronald Bown is transitioning to retirement.
On the verge of the Chilean citrus season, the citrus committee of ASOEX, delivered disappointing estimates of what is expected for this year's exports, noting that the challenges will be much greater than those that have been faced in previous seasons.
Having encountered numerous logistical issues over the past year, the Chilean Citrus Committee learned how to implement flexible programs that can be turned on and off quickly.
To date, Chile has exported 2,813 tons of kiwifruit, which is well below the 4,882 tons in the same period last year.
About 4,000 Chilean cherry containers did not enter China on time due to logistical delays, according to iQonsulting.
A coordinated effort involving the entire supply chain from Chilean growers, authorities and their U.S counterparts has allowed the Chilean industry to optimize the process of exporting Chilean fresh plums.
Chilean table grape production is projected to increase by 22 percent, reaching 805,000 tons in 2021/22, according to a USDA GAIN report.
Chilean avocados stand out for their “efficient and adequate” sustainability and water usage.