This season will see Chile send its first kiwis to North America. To mark this historic achievement, there will be promotions in retail outlets and on social media from June to September. In recent years, Chile has seen a substantial expansion in its production of the fruit. Chilean kiwi will compete in the North American market with South American fruit. Last year, almost 11,000 tons of South African kiwi landed on the shelves of North American retailers.
Chilean kiwi lands in North America
Global Green Team exports peppers to China
After years of preparations, the first Dutch peppers will be exported to China mid July, said Paul Schriel, sales manager at Global Green Team, a Dutch fruit and vegetable trading company that operates worldwide. “We are accessing a market with a huge potential where we can distinguish ourselves by guaranteeing healthy and safe products,” Schriel said.