Yellow dragon fruit, or pitahaya as its commonly known as in South America, has had a tremendous explosion of growth globally in recent years. “In 2011 it is estimated that there were 200 hectares planted. In June of 2020, that number was estimated to be around 3,000 hectares.
As the cherry supply season in the Southern Hemisphere draws closer, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Foreign Agricultural Service recently published a report forecasting and analyzing the production and trade of Chilean cherries in marketing year (MY) 2020/21 (November–October).
Transpacific container shippers are paying more than three times as much as their Asia-North Europe counterparts, as freight rates on the headhaul leg from Asia to the west coast North America hit unprecedented highs.
Because of the current situation of the COVID-19 pandemic and in order to ensure the well-being of our participants, the face-to-face event is now rescheduled for May 18, 2021. However, we will hold a virtual event on October 6-8, 2020.