New Varieties to Account for More than 50% of Chile’s Table Grape Exports

Although slightly higher than December’s estimate, the new forecast shows a decrease of 8.9% from 2021/22. This is largely the result of varietal replacement within the table grape industry in Chile.

ASOEX Table Grape Committee Announces Strategic Plan and its First Estimate for the 2022/23 Season

September 29, 2022 Chilean Fresh Fruit Association

The president of The Chilean Fruit Exporters Association, Iván Marambio, together with Ignacio Caballero, Coordinator of the Table Grape Committee and Director of Marketing of ASOEX, announced a strategic plan for the newly formed grape committee.  This is an important step in enhancing the competitiveness of Chile’s grape industry in international markets.

Key Players in the Export and Import Sectors Come Together to Face the Logistics Crisis Affecting Chile

The main players in the export and import sectors are working in a coordinated manner to urgently identify effective solutions to the logistic issues that have driven up food prices worldwide and severely impacted Chile and its global trade partners. Important progress has already been made, as meetings have been held with the Ministries of Transportation and Economy. This type of coordination between the public and private sectors is unprecedented in Chile. 

New Charter Service to Transport Fresh Blueberries from Chile to the United States Market During the Upcoming 2022-23 Season

Chilean fresh blueberry exporters have reached an agreement to implement a charter service to the U.S. market called the “Blueberry Express”.  This special service will begin in Week 49 and continue throughout the 2022-23 season, with less than 2 weeks transit time to the U.S. market.

Chilean Citrus Committee Releases Updated Forecast

Following a thorough assessment of the areas affected by frosts in late May, the Chilean Citrus Committee has delivered an updated forecast.