Transfesa Logistics and Euro Pool System (EPS) have signed an agreement to work together to extend CoolRail routes across Europe. The partnership will see the initial direct rail connection for refrigerated products between Valencia and Rotterdam expanded to countries throughout the continent, including the UK, Scandinavia, Germany and Poland. The service will continue to be called CoolRail.
Chile’s first avocado campaign exporting to Australia has already seen almost 150 tons of Hass shipped across the Pacific. On August 4th, Chile became only the second country, after New Zealand, to be authorised to export fresh Hass avocados to the Australian market. Data published by ASOEX (Association of Fruit Exporters), Chile has sent 148 tons of Hass avocados to Australia since Chile’s export season began on September 1st. Australians are among the world’s largest consumers of avocado, consuming 3.8 kilos per capita each year.