The milestone follows significant efforts in the Latin American country to plant new grape varieties and become more competitive on the world stage.
“The key aspect of this Committee is to create a strategy for the Chilean table grape sector to address both the challenges and the opportunities it faces,” said ASOEX.
This event opens the door to meaningful new investment, signaling Frutura’s confidence in Subsole’s growth potential and in the strength of its leadership.
Uvanova's Carolina Cruz and Martin Silva said: “We consider this season to be one of the worst, given that previous bad seasons - which saw water scarcity and rain during harvest - have had lasting effects.”
In the 2021-22 table grape season, countries in the Southern Hemisphere achieved a new export record of 1.5 million tons, an increase of 0.3 million tons in a decade.
A visit was recently made to the current facilities of a cold storage plant in the Pabellon sector in Tierra Amarilla, which will be refurbished to carry out quality control work.
Despite a rough start to the table grape season, the USDA report found exports had recovered in April and onward.
Jorge Torres G. - White Seedless Manager at the Vida Produce Company, and ASOEX Fruit Technology Consortium Director explains why Chilean table grape growers must also be focused on developing their own varieties which respond to the country's unique growing conditions and logistical reality.
After complementing its purchase of Peru’s Agricole Don Ricardo in 2021 with an acquisition of Chile's Subsole, Frutura CEO David Krause spoke with The Grape Reporter about this strategic move and the synergies it brings.
Chile’s table grape season harvest has not suffered from weather issues like last year, but supply chain logistics have dashed hopes of a successful recovery and delayed arrivals to key markets.