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.
Rio Blanco's Terramara operation will be used by the JV to deploy new premium table grape varieties in the region.
Rafi Karniel will transition to Chairman of the Board following his 15 year tenure as CEO.
An "ultra-early ripening green seedless grape variety with a sweet Muscat flavor and firm crisp texture” and a “midseason ripening red variety with large berries and a tropical aroma with overtones of mango” are two new grape varieties to hit the market.
Chilean growers will have a new early and mid-season red seedless table grape variety developed in the South American country.
Peru's grape exports in the first four days of March this year nearly matched the total exported in the whole of the month last year.
We spoke with several key industry members from around the world to hear what they make of the deal that would tie-up two table grape breeding powerhouses.
AM FRESH Group, which will be the controlling shareholder of the combined entity, says the move will accelerate varietal breeding, development and commercialization
The detained goods were subjected to a DNA test, determined to be a variety of grapes that was due to enter the market fraudulently and therefore approved to be destroyed by the Court of Ravenna.
"New varieties are like popular music. What is now classic rock was the vanguard of its epoch," says John Pandol.