Copefrut Announces its Sustainability Policy and Establishes its Commitment in Social, Economic and Environmental Matters

August 8, 2022 Copefrut

The Chilean company that produces and exports traditional and organic fresh fruit has taken on the challenge of knowing, measuring and managing the impact of its activities, thus joining the UN’s sustainable objectives and becoming one of the pioneers in the industry in promoting this issue.

Vanguard International USA Welcomes Ricardo Luchsinger to its Chilean Office

Vanguard International USA has expanded its’ commercial business team with the hiring of Ricardo Luchsinger in the role of South America Sales and Procurement Associate.

COPEFRUT Expands Commitment to Measuring and Offsetting Carbon Footprint

April 28, 2022 COPEFRUT

For the second consecutive year, Copefrut Chile has obtained the most internationally recognized carbon neutrality certification, CarbonNeutral® from Natural Capital Partners, for the transportation of its organic apples. The certification covers the sea and land transport of Copefruit’s organic apples to the U.S. and European markets and demonstrates the company’s leadership in environmental matters and renews its commitment to climate action. The 3,885 tons exported is equivalent to a full load of more than 120 million cell phones or more than 500,000 liters of gasoline consumed. 

APHIS Seeks Comment on Draft Pest Risk Assessment for the Importation of Hydrangea Cuttings for Planting from Chile

July 12, 2021 USDA APHIS

The government of Chile has asked USDA’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) to authorize the importation of Hydrangea (Hydrangae macrophylla) cuttings for planting from Chile into the United States. APHIS has drafted a pest risk assessment that describes potential pests associated with the commodity.

Pacific Trellis Fruit Extends Cherry Season With Premium, Argentine Ocean Fruit

January 25, 2021 Pacific Trellis Fruit

Pacific Trellis Fruit announced the first arrival of Argentine cherries, arriving via vessel to its west coast warehouse this week.