November 01, 2014 / Week N° 44

Posts Tagged Uruguay

Uruguay’s blueberry volumes to shoot up in 2014

October 10th, 2014

With a Chinese market opening on the cards, good weather has fared very well for Uruguay’s blueberry producers.

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Uruguayan citrus industry reaps benefits of its strategic plan

August 4th, 2014

The Uruguayan citrus sector is delighted with progress being made gaining access to critical world markets.

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Lemons to drag down Southern Hemisphere citrus production in 2014

April 25th, 2014

Southern Hemisphere lemon exports are expected to fall this year, contrasted by a rise in easy peelers and a fairly stable situation for orange volume.

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Uruguay announces U.S.-bound citrus export expectations

April 15th, 2014

A Uruguayan minister has released figures for the amount of citrus to be squeezed into the U.S. market this year.

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Uruguay looks to win back Chinese citrus market

March 14th, 2014

Cold treatment requirements have complicated Uruguayan citrus shipments to China.

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Uruguayan citrus growers gear up for higher EU duties, full U.S. season

February 12th, 2014

The Uruguayan citrus industry expects a larger crop this year, but it will have to deal with higher tariffs in Europe.

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Uruguayan citrus wrap

December 27th, 2013

A recent Uruguayan report sheds light on the citrus industry’s trajectory of recent years.

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Getting in early: airfreight produce for “sophisticated” consumers

December 16th, 2013

American Airlines’ Carmen Taylor discusses new produce flight routes and the investment needed to keep perishables in top condition.

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Uruguay to send first citrus shipment to the U.S. this week

October 15th, 2013

Five Uruguayan companies are preparing the country’s first Valencia orange shipments to the U.S.

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Uruguay to cut blueberry export estimate

October 3rd, 2013

Low temperatures have led to lower expectations for the Uruguayan export blueberry crop this season.

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Uruguay prepares first U.S.-bound citrus shipments

September 24th, 2013

Uruguay is set to send its first orange shipments to the U.S. during the first half of October.

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Spanish lemons to squeeze higher in 2013-14

September 12th, 2013

Spain’s lemon industry expects a good season despite intensified competition from Turkey.

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U.K.: Angus Soft Fruits bets on South American blueberries

August 13th, 2013

Offering greater stability to South American blueberry growers is essential for Angus Soft Fruits’ Nicolas Sotomayor.

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High percentage of new Uruguayan citrus plantings for mandarins, lemons

August 6th, 2013

Uruguay’s latest citrus survey shows growers’ planting intentions to adapt to a new market scenario that now includes U.S. access.

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Uruguay expects drop in citrus production

July 17th, 2013

Severe weather has dealt a blow to Uruguay’s citrus production, taking a toll on all major crops.

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Uruguayan citrus formally welcomed to U.S. market

July 11th, 2013

After three years of work, Uruguayan citrus has been approved for sales in the United States.

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U.S.: APHIS recommends lighter fruit fly treatment for blueberry imports

June 20th, 2013

Argentine and Uruguayan blueberry exporters look set to have improved methyl bromide treatment processes for the U.S.

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Uruguayan exporters look beyond Europe

June 6th, 2013

The eurozone crisis is leading Uruguayan citrus exporters to seek opportunities elsewhere, according to one consultant.

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Uruguay promotes irrigation investment to lift agriculture

May 3rd, 2013

The Uruguayan government is actively seeking investment and entrepreneurship in water to boost agriculture.

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Argentina and Uruguay push to keep stagnant blueberry industries ahead

April 25th, 2013

Blueberry representatives from Argentina and Uruguay reflect on rising production costs and declining orchard space.

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Uruguay turns focus to international citrus branding

March 14th, 2013

Uruguay has its focus on perfecting its national product brand “Uruguay Natural”.

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Uruguay ranks among top blueberry and citrus exporters

March 1st, 2013

Uruguay ranked highly for Latin American citrus exports last year.

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Shipping rates deal blow to Southern Hemisphere fruit exporters

February 28th, 2013

Southern Hemisphere fruit exporters urged shipping lines to reconsider steep rate increases that could damage competitiveness.

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Uruguay: Upefruy outlines U.S. citrus plans

February 12th, 2013

U.S. market access will hopefully help Uruguay overcome its tariff “handicap” in the European Union.

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U.S. poised to approve Uruguayan citrus imports

February 6th, 2013

Approval of Uruguayan citrus is entering its final stages in the U.S. and open to public comment.

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Uruguay and U.S. close to citrus trade agreement

January 18th, 2013

After a decade of negotiations, Uruguayan citrus could soon be on its way to U.S. consumers.

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Interesting demographics driving berry boom, says Driscoll’s CEO

October 11th, 2012

Driscoll’s CEO J. Miles Reiter says different berries have supported each other in the category’s growth.

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Uruguayan blueberry crop to fall by 18.5% in 2012

September 20th, 2012

The departure of some growers and varieties will mean a lower blueberry crop for Uruguay this season.

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Yield shifts for Uruguayan pome fruit in 2011-12

August 20th, 2012

Uruguay’s apple yields have hit a 10-year low but pears have fared better.

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El Niño to drive up Latin America’s temperatures in H2

August 17th, 2012

We provide a synopsis of how El Niño is set to impact Latin American fruit growing countries.

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ClemenGold steps up European shipments and marketing drive

August 15th, 2012

The ClemenGold brand of Nardorcott mandarins is making its presence felt in Europe with a marketing blitz.

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Uruguayan government declares citrus emergency

August 7th, 2012

Uruguayan authorities are in the final stages of preparing an assistance package for growers affected by frosts.

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Uruguay frosts slash citrus production by 36%

August 1st, 2012

Uruguay’s biggest citrus company looks back on the abrupt weather changes that damaged the industry in 2012.

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South American countries unite towards agricultural goals

July 27th, 2012

Members of the Southern Agricultural Council (CAS) have agreed to technical collaboration for Chinese trade.

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Changes at play for Argentine and Uruguayan blueberries

May 25th, 2012

The Argentine and Uruguayan blueberry industries are looking to new varieties to overcome market challenges.

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SH to pump more citrus in the system in 2012

April 9th, 2012

The Southern Hemisphere is set to export 64,368MT more oranges, mandarins and lemons than in 2011.

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Uruguay’s citrus industry in the dumps due to rising costs

January 3rd, 2012

Uruguay’s citrus industry is in crisis with exporters closing operations due to high overheads.

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Uruguayan Senate approves ag land tax

January 2nd, 2012

Uruguay will introduce a new rural land tax in a bid to raise funds for infrastructure projects.

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Uruguayan citrus could hit U.S. shelves in 2012, says ag minister

November 8th, 2011

Uruguay’s agricultural minister has returned from U.S. citrus negotiations in a very good mood.

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Uruguay takes steps towards prodigal U.S. citrus exports

October 24th, 2011

Uruguay’s agricultural minister and citrus growers will visit the U.S. to try to pave the way for exporting there again.

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Dole expects first overseas blueberries soon

September 8th, 2011

Multinational Dole has announced it expects the first arrivals of Argentine blueberries in Europe this season in week 37.

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SH exporters could benefit from Russian citrus rise

August 22nd, 2011

Southern Hemisphere citrus growers could benefit from growing demand in Russia.

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Uruguay aims for U.S. citrus approval, blueberries in China

August 15th, 2011

Uruguay’s fruit union is hopeful for U.S. citrus market entry in 2012, while blueberry discussions have begun with China.

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Uruguayan blueberry crisis needs tech injection

July 11th, 2011

Uruguay’s blueberry sector is in crisis with 16% of its fields neglected.

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Polar cold wave hits South America

June 29th, 2011

Five of South America’s major fruit-producing countries have witnessed an historic cold snap over the last week.

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Hail hits Uruguayan citrus farms

June 23rd, 2011

Hail the size of eggs has hit citrus farmers in Uruguay’s Salto region.

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GM Special: fighting like cats and dogs in South America

June 21st, 2011

For the first part of Fresh Fruit Portal’s GM Special we look at the situation in South America.

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Uruguayan scientists find apple decay pathogen fighter

June 7th, 2011

An Antarctic micro-organism could be used to combat apple decay in cold storage.

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Southern Hemisphere lemon exports to fall in 2011

June 6th, 2011

Uruguay and Chile’s lemon exports will likely fall, but the largest Southern Hemisphere players are forecasting slight rises in 2011.

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Uruguay: 2012 U.S. entry could solve citrus problems

June 2nd, 2011

Uruguay’s citrus industry has met to discuss the pressing challenge of fruit placement.

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Uruguay to raise ag tax burden

May 31st, 2011

Uruguay’s president caught his own agricultural minister by surprise with a rural tax announcement.

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Chile: blueberry export growth highest to U.S. West Coast and Netherlands

May 13th, 2011

Chile’s blueberry exports to the U.S., the Netherlands and Asia rose dramatically in 2010-11.

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Productivity hurdle for Uruguay’s blueberries

April 26th, 2011

Uruguay’s blueberry industry is still behind in the productivity stakes despite rapid export growth.

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Uruguay citrus producer expects 20% production fall

April 21st, 2011

Water shortages could cut back Uruguay’s citrus production this year but the jury is still out on exports.

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Southern Hemisphere citrus exports to fall 2.64% in 2011

April 1st, 2011

A recent report shows Southern Hemisphere citrus production is expected to drop by 0.63% in 2011, but Brazil was not in the list of surveyed countries.

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What’s UR experience?

March 31st, 2011

The search is on for more agronomists and agribusiness professionals in Uruguay.

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Denmark sales grow 20% for South American group

March 2nd, 2011

A blueberry industry group from Argentina, Uruguay and Chile has bolstered sales in Denmark after a successful promotional campaign.

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Indonesia to begin agriculture cooperation program with Iran

February 24th, 2011

Indonesia is about to embark on an expertise-sharing agricutural promotion program with Iran.

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Uruguay pushes for Iran trade alliance

February 18th, 2011

Uruguay has sent a delegation to Iran to negotiate agricultural trade and develop scientific research partnerships.

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Uruguay drought leads to smaller citrus fruits

February 14th, 2011

A lack of rain this summer in Uruguay is expected to lead to smaller citrus fruits, as a local agricultural investigation institute advises farmers to check their filters and drip systems to conserve water.

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Uruguay exports record fruit volumes in 2010

January 27th, 2011

Increase was fueled by higher blueberry sales and a recovery in the citrus sector.

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Uruguay’s apple production expected to increase 33% in 2010-11

January 18th, 2011

Meanwhile, pear production is expected to drop by about 20%

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Uruguay’s blueberries become second-largest fruit export

December 24th, 2010

U.S., Netherlands are principal markets for young, $8.6 million industry

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Uruguayan citrus exports grow 17% in 2010

December 16th, 2010

Exports met preseason estimates with orange and mandarin shipments showing growth while lemon and grapefruit dipped.

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Uruguay aims to enter U.S. market with citrus in 2011

December 8th, 2010

The country is looking to diversify the markets that receive its fruit and increase its participation in countries already open to Uruguayan fresh fruit.

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