Sebastian Ramírez, Author at FreshFruitPortal.com
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Agronometrics in Charts: Peru's agricultural sector saw its lowest performance since 1992

With a workforce representing more than a fifth of the country's employees, the recovery of this vital sector is paramount for Peru's economic stability and prosperity.
February 29 , 2024

U.S. grape market remains tight ahead of peak Chilean volume

Supply issues began in August when Hurricane Hilary struck California. From there, the industry witnessed a domino effect of adverse conditions.
February 29 , 2024

USDA announces $26M fund for regional food market development

The initiative seeks to aid the development of local and regional food entities by helping them coordinate and expand producer-to-consumer marketing. 
February 29 , 2024

Dole sells Progressive Produce for $120 million

The transaction, which is expected to close in March 2024, is subject to the satisfaction of customary closing conditions.
February 28 , 2024

Southern nectarine slated as 'mango' of the Ozarks

The Ozark Mango, named for its tropical flavor profile, is the seventh nectarine developed by the breeding program, located at the University of Arkansas. 
February 28 , 2024
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Agronometrics in Charts: The economic landscape of Chile’s agriculture sector Chile's agriculture industry stands at a crossroads in 2024, grappling with both challenges and opportunities.

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Driscoll’s takes significant stake in Australian giant, Costa Group Costa Group's grower network spans every state of Australia, China, Morocco, and southern Africa.  Costa products are sold in numerous countries worldwide, including Europe, the UK, Asia, and North America.

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Banana shipment leads to UK’s largest cocaine seizure on record The estimated street value of the shipment is thought to be around £450 million or US$570 million.

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UNITEC Group presents latest advances at Fruit Logistica The company's booth at Fruit Logistica showcased a diverse range of solutions tailored to meet the unique needs of fruit and vegetable producers, packers, and distributors worldwide.

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Global Avocado Summit 2024: Avocado Day is back The Chilean Avocado Committee and Yentzen Group are preparing a renewed version of the traditional meeting, this time with a strong focus on the sustainability of the industry.

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New Spanish plum variety attracts Chilean growers In Spain, it is already a very productive variety that can harvest up to 60 kilos per tree, and a good producer can harvest up to 100 kilos.

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Sweet Cott: Les Domaines Agricoles' newest citrus launch Citrus breeder Les Domaines, known for the Nadorcott mandarin, is catching the attention of consumers, retailers, and producers with its latest creation: Sweet Cott. Released Feb. 8 at Fruit Logistica, Sweet Cott stands out for its taste and quality. This late-season variety is aimed at elevating the standards for easy peelers. Originating from a cross […]

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