March 12, 2014 / Week N° 11
February 12th, 2014
The Uruguayan citrus industry expects a larger crop this year, but it will have to deal with higher tariffs in Europe.
December 27th, 2013
A recent Uruguayan report sheds light on the citrus industry’s trajectory of recent years.
December 16th, 2013
American Airlines’ Carmen Taylor discusses new produce flight routes and the investment needed to keep perishables in top condition.
October 15th, 2013
Five Uruguayan companies are preparing the country’s first Valencia orange shipments to the U.S.
October 3rd, 2013
Low temperatures have led to lower expectations for the Uruguayan export blueberry crop this season.
September 24th, 2013
Uruguay is set to send its first orange shipments to the U.S. during the first half of October.
September 12th, 2013
Spain’s lemon industry expects a good season despite intensified competition from Turkey.
August 13th, 2013
Offering greater stability to South American blueberry growers is essential for Angus Soft Fruits’ Nicolas Sotomayor.
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.
July 17th, 2013
Severe weather has dealt a blow to Uruguay’s citrus production, taking a toll on all major crops.
July 11th, 2013
After three years of work, Uruguayan citrus has been approved for sales in the United States.
June 20th, 2013
Argentine and Uruguayan blueberry exporters look set to have improved methyl bromide treatment processes for the U.S.
June 6th, 2013
The eurozone crisis is leading Uruguayan citrus exporters to seek opportunities elsewhere, according to one consultant.
May 3rd, 2013
The Uruguayan government is actively seeking investment and entrepreneurship in water to boost agriculture.
April 25th, 2013
Blueberry representatives from Argentina and Uruguay reflect on rising production costs and declining orchard space.
March 14th, 2013
Uruguay has its focus on perfecting its national product brand “Uruguay Natural”.
March 1st, 2013
Uruguay ranked highly for Latin American citrus exports last year.
February 28th, 2013
Southern Hemisphere fruit exporters urged shipping lines to reconsider steep rate increases that could damage competitiveness.
February 12th, 2013
U.S. market access will hopefully help Uruguay overcome its tariff “handicap” in the European Union.
February 6th, 2013
Approval of Uruguayan citrus is entering its final stages in the U.S. and open to public comment.
January 18th, 2013
After a decade of negotiations, Uruguayan citrus could soon be on its way to U.S. consumers.
October 11th, 2012
Driscoll’s CEO J. Miles Reiter says different berries have supported each other in the category’s growth.
September 20th, 2012
The departure of some growers and varieties will mean a lower blueberry crop for Uruguay this season.
August 20th, 2012
Uruguay’s apple yields have hit a 10-year low but pears have fared better.
August 17th, 2012
We provide a synopsis of how El Niño is set to impact Latin American fruit growing countries.
August 15th, 2012
The ClemenGold brand of Nardorcott mandarins is making its presence felt in Europe with a marketing blitz.
August 7th, 2012
Uruguayan authorities are in the final stages of preparing an assistance package for growers affected by frosts.
August 1st, 2012
Uruguay’s biggest citrus company looks back on the abrupt weather changes that damaged the industry in 2012.
July 27th, 2012
Members of the Southern Agricultural Council (CAS) have agreed to technical collaboration for Chinese trade.
May 25th, 2012
The Argentine and Uruguayan blueberry industries are looking to new varieties to overcome market challenges.
April 9th, 2012
The Southern Hemisphere is set to export 64,368MT more oranges, mandarins and lemons than in 2011.
January 3rd, 2012
Uruguay’s citrus industry is in crisis with exporters closing operations due to high overheads.
January 2nd, 2012
Uruguay will introduce a new rural land tax in a bid to raise funds for infrastructure projects.
November 8th, 2011
Uruguay’s agricultural minister has returned from U.S. citrus negotiations in a very good mood.
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.
September 8th, 2011
Multinational Dole has announced it expects the first arrivals of Argentine blueberries in Europe this season in week 37.
August 22nd, 2011
Southern Hemisphere citrus growers could benefit from growing demand in Russia.
August 15th, 2011
Uruguay’s fruit union is hopeful for U.S. citrus market entry in 2012, while blueberry discussions have begun with China.
July 11th, 2011
Uruguay’s blueberry sector is in crisis with 16% of its fields neglected.
June 29th, 2011
Five of South America’s major fruit-producing countries have witnessed an historic cold snap over the last week.
June 23rd, 2011
Hail the size of eggs has hit citrus farmers in Uruguay’s Salto region.
June 21st, 2011
For the first part of Fresh Fruit Portal’s GM Special we look at the situation in South America.
June 7th, 2011
An Antarctic micro-organism could be used to combat apple decay in cold storage.
June 6th, 2011
Uruguay and Chile’s lemon exports will likely fall, but the largest Southern Hemisphere players are forecasting slight rises in 2011.
June 2nd, 2011
Uruguay’s citrus industry has met to discuss the pressing challenge of fruit placement.
May 31st, 2011
Uruguay’s president caught his own agricultural minister by surprise with a rural tax announcement.
May 13th, 2011
Chile’s blueberry exports to the U.S., the Netherlands and Asia rose dramatically in 2010-11.
April 26th, 2011
Uruguay’s blueberry industry is still behind in the productivity stakes despite rapid export growth.
April 21st, 2011
Water shortages could cut back Uruguay’s citrus production this year but the jury is still out on exports.
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.
March 31st, 2011
The search is on for more agronomists and agribusiness professionals in Uruguay.
March 2nd, 2011
A blueberry industry group from Argentina, Uruguay and Chile has bolstered sales in Denmark after a successful promotional campaign.
February 24th, 2011
Indonesia is about to embark on an expertise-sharing agricutural promotion program with Iran.
February 18th, 2011
Uruguay has sent a delegation to Iran to negotiate agricultural trade and develop scientific research partnerships.
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.
January 27th, 2011
Increase was fueled by higher blueberry sales and a recovery in the citrus sector.
January 18th, 2011
Meanwhile, pear production is expected to drop by about 20%
December 24th, 2010
U.S., Netherlands are principal markets for young, $8.6 million industry
December 16th, 2010
Exports met preseason estimates with orange and mandarin shipments showing growth while lemon and grapefruit dipped.
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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