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.

Oppy Doubles Imported Cherry Volumes as it Solidifies Growing Category

December 17, 2020 Oppy

Oppy has significantly expanded its imported cherry program from Chile, Argentina and New Zealand, doubling volumes to cater to increasing market demand.

BluGlacier To Launch Its First-Ever Premium Chilean Salmon Home Delivery Service: OSHĒN

October 23, 2020 BluGlacier

MIAMI — BluGlacier, one of Chile’s largest salmon importers to the U.S., announces plans to transcend the distributor model by debuting its first ever direct-to-consumer brand: OSHĒN. Scheduled to launch on November 1st, OSHĒN will offer a convenient delivery service bringing

Robust Demand Continues for Chilean Navel Oranges

September 10, 2020 Chilean Fresh Fruit Association

U.S. demand for Chilean navel oranges has been robust since the season started, and the market continues to demonstrate great sales momentum as September progresses. As of Week 35, Chile had shipped 70,373 tons of navel oranges (95% of its total orange volume) to North America.