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Chile begins pilot in grape shipments under Systems Approach to Mexico

Fresh Grape
Fruits
Chile
Mexico
Regulation & Compliances
Published Jan 12, 2024

Tridge summary

The Chilean grape industry is implementing a pilot program for Coquimbo table grape exports under Systems Approach to the Mexican market, in an effort to replace fumigation with Methyl Bromide with a risk mitigation system called Systems Approach. The pilot plan, lasting three months, aims to lay the foundation for the system to be extended to other areas of the country, with the hope of it being implemented in other regions based on the results. The initiative was well-received by grape producers and exporters in the region, as it is seen as a step towards more sustainable processes and a way to unblock problems with grape exports to the United States.
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The Chilean grape industry began implementing a pilot program for Coquimbo table grape exports under Systems Approach to the Mexican market. The objective is to make known how this system will operate, as well as each of the requirements that those who want to implement it must meet to send their fruit to the Mexican market. In this context, the Agricultural and Livestock Service (SAG), together with Frutas de Chile and the Office of the General Directorate of Plant Health (DGSV) of the National Service of Health, Safety and Agri-Food Quality of Mexico (Senasica) in Chile, led held a workshop in the city of Ovalle, which brought together various producers and exporters of table grapes in the region. Participating in the meeting were Rodrigo Astete, deputy technical director of the central SAG; Rodrigo Barra, head of the SAG Phytosanitary Regulation and Certification Department, together with professionals from that department in Coquimbo, as well as the general manager of Frutas ...
Source: MXfruit
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