The farm is located in Tucumans Chicligasta distr

The farm is located in Tucumans Chicligasta distr

August 13, 2019 ckrekbra 0

first_imgThe farm is located in Tucuman’s Chicligasta district and during the harvesting period employs around 2,000 workers.Macri also spoke with Estrada about blueberry production, how the harvests are carried out, and the current state of the industry.Estrada said that at this moment there are four farms ready to export to the Chinese market, including Kingberry, Early Crop and Hortifrut Expofresh.During the visit, the challenge of the 30% tariff going into China was brought up with Macri, who promised to work on lowering the duty.The first exports to China are expected to take place following a visit from Chinese officials in September. The industry gained market access in December last year. Argentine President Mauricio Macri recently visited a blueberry farm in Tucuman, as the industry prepares to make the first export to the Chinese market this coming season.Juan Manzur, Mauricio Macri and Francisco Estrada (from left to right)The president was accompanied during the tour by Governor Juan Manzur and Francisco Estrada, president of the Producers of Blueberries of Tucumán Association (APRATUC).The ‘El Molino’ farm grows blueberries for both the fresh and frozen markets in several destinations including the U.S., Canada, China and Europe. Argentine fruit industry welcomes export tax reduc … August 29 , 2018 Brazil blocks market access for Argentine pome fru … center_img Argentina’s citrus crop still “paralyzed”, light e … You might also be interested in Argentine lemons: “Tough” second U.S. export seaso …last_img

 

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