The market for foreign fruit in China, and specifically for blueberry, always seems to be shifting and varying, depending on the perspective of person reporting it. While some report it is a giant market open to consumption, other say that the country's strategy is to be completely self-sufficient in the short term.
On Tuesday, August 25, the International Blueberry Month continues, with talks about the Chilean industry and the projections of the Chinese market.
Henk Vaandrager, general manager of Fall Creek in China, intends to give a talk -translated into Spanish-, called “Chinese market conditions and the impacts of COVID-19”, referring to hard data, figures and specific market behavior.
Manuel José Alcaíno, will give the talk "Situation of blueberry production in Chile: Analysis of markets and competing countries"
To close the day on Tuesday, Jorge Nanjari, former president of the Chilean Nursery Association, will present on "New varieties of blueberries for Chile, Peru, Colombia and Ecuador", a topic of the utmost importance for countries that are in full process of varietal replacement, or in search of a genetics that allows a more profitable and / or more competitive fruit production.