UK’s Hancock receives visionary award at Global Cherry Summit 2022

Matt Hancock, Managing Director of UK cherry specialist Norton Folgate, was recognized for his impact during the Global Cherry Summit 2022. Taking place in Chile, The Global Cherry Summit 2022 brings together industry leaders and professionals from different growing countries, and is the first in-person installment of the event since 2019. During the event, Gustavo […]

Global Cherry Summit kicks off next week in Chile

Produce notes: Freshfel urges EU sector to support 2021 Fruit and Veg initiative

The cherry industry has been facing various challenges in recent seasons. From 2020, when cherry growers around the world were seriously affected by the outbreak of COVID, to the most recent Southern Hemisphere season, which ended with enormous delays and challenges in national and international logistics that have impacted the exports in general. This is […]

Yentzen discusses Ukraine, Russia and the Impact on Latin American Producers

Ecuador reassures UK of continued fruit supply, with ports running at 100%

For many years Gustavo Yentzen has organized a Latin American themed panel discussion at The Global Trade Symposium of The New York Produce Show and Conference and one of the things that has become clear is that so many things have secondary effects that impact producing countries. With war raging in the Ukraine and global sanctions against Russia, the […]

Experts provide valuable insights to cherry industry ahead of Chilean season

The virtual summit “The New Challenges of the Cherry Industry”, the second webinar held by the Global Cherry Summit, the main annual event for professionals in the cherry industry successfully took place on Thursday. With over 850 participants, the webinar included keynote presentations that provided attendees with tools to face the future of the industry. Various presentations […]

New Initiatives in Southern Hemisphere Fresh Fruit

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The Southern Hemisphere Association of Fresh Fruit Exporters (SHAFFE) was founded in the early 1990’s from the leading trade organisations from Australia, Argentina, Brazil, Chile, New Zealand, Peru, South Africa and Uruguay. The idea was to form a common platform for exchange on the most crucial market access matters in Northern Hemisphere markets, including phytosanitary […]

Industry leaders discuss yearlong challenges at Global Cherry Summit webinar

The webinar held recently by the Global Cherry Summit has been hailed a major success, with hundreds of professionals coming together to share crucial information about the past and future of the Chilean cherry industry. The webinar entitled “Cherries 2021: Challenges and opportunities after a complex season”, was co-organized by Yentzen Group and the Cherry […]