Fruit exporters increase their presence in Brazil: Chilean pomegranates receive the green light

Updated Apr 19, 2023
Brazil is currently the second destination for Chilean fresh fruits in Latin America, with the receipt of Chilean fruits exceeding 100,000 tons each season. Therefore, the importance of opening this market for Chilean pomegranates, which was carried out this week, and in the framework of the visit to the country of a delegation from the Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock of Brazil (MAPA).
On the occasion, the protocols that will allow the entry of Chilean pomegranates into the Brazilian market, and Brazilian papayas into the Chilean market, were signed. “We have been working for a long time on this international cooperation with Brazil, and the important thing about this is that we were able to materialize in this visit the opening of Chilean pomegranates in the Brazilian market, and in turn of Brazilian papayas to Chile. In addition, we have made significant progress on other issues such as electronic certification. Our task as a Service is to advance in this type of negotiations, which is within our mission. We are very happy with this new opening, because it means that the SAG is doing its job and with very good results”, said Andrea Collao, National Director (s) of the SAG. For his part, Márcio Rezende Evaristo Carlos, MAPA's Assistant Secretary for Agricultural Defense, observed: “The work we have done over the years with our Chilean counterpart has been quite ...
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