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Chilean 2023 fresh fruit shipments drop in volume, grow in value

- International
During January-November 2023, Chile exported a total of 2,947,000 tons of fruit for a value of $6.89 billion FOB, (sales values are subject to adjustments by IVV1).

Peru, Chile lead world table grape exports in 2022-2023

- International
World production of table grapes reached 27,898,000 tons in the 2022/2023 campaign, showing an increase of 4.4 percent compared to the 26,712,000 tons registered in the previous campaign (2021/2022)

Sun Belle starts red currant season

- General News
The first arrivals of Chilean red currants hit stores under the Sun Belle label in mid-December and will be available through mid-February.

Rain drops Chile’s early cherry production 50%

- International
Fedefruta, the federation that represents all of Chile's fruit producers, detects a generalized decrease of 50 percent of early cherry harvests, mainly in the Royal Dawn and Santina varieties.

Chilean citrus exports increase 48% in 2023

- International
This season, Chile has exported 395,889 tons of citrus, of which 15.5 percent correspond to clementines; 43.7 percent to mandarins; 23.7 percent oranges; and 17.1 percent lemons, according to Simfruit, quoting Juan Enrique Ortuzar, the president of the Chilean Fruit Citrus Committee.

Cabilfrut partners with Colombian avocado grower-packer

- General News
Through a comprehensive strategic alliance between the Chilean avocado producing and exporting company, Cabilfrut, together with Green SuperFood - one of the leading companies in avocado production in Colombia with operations also in Brazil - have joined forces in order to enhance their offer, with commercial programs in the U.S., Europe, Asia and Latin American markets.

Chilean fresh fruit export volume down, value up in 2023

- International
During the January-October 2023 period, Chile exported 2,944,000 tons of fruit, for a value of $6.85 billion FOB.

Chilean blueberry supply to drop 13% from last season

- General News
Chilean blueberry supplies are forecast to drop to 76,500 tons this season as a result of rains and other climatic events

ASOEX first 2023-24 forecast shows new varieties to account for 63% of Chile’s table grape exports

- General News
The Table Grape Committee of the Chilean Fruit Exporters Association (ASOEX) has released its first estimate for the 2023-24 season, projecting five percent growth in exports.

Chilean fruit shipments drop 6% from 2022

- International
During the January to August 2023 period, Chile exported 2.54 million tons of fruit, for a value of $5.97 billion FOB. Compared to the same period in 2022, there is a decrease in exported volume of 6 percent, and an increase of 8.8 percent in value