PMA Fresh Connections: China 2017

Discussions during the business roundtable meetings. On the left are Jose Antonio Gomez and Luis Miguel Baanante of Camposol.
Discussions during the business roundtable meetings. On the left are Jose Antonio Gomez and Luis Miguel Baanante of Camposol.
The purchasing team of Frutacloud, a sourcing and supply chain service provider.
The purchasing team of Frutacloud, a sourcing and supply chain service provider.
John Moore of Summerfruit Australia is promoting the country’s nectarine crop.
John Moore of Summerfruit Australia is promoting the country’s nectarine crop.
Discussions during the PMA business roundtable meetings.
Discussions during the PMA business roundtable meetings.
The team of Camposol meets Frutacloud. Avocadoes are a popular item on the import market.
The team of Camposol meets Frutacloud. Avocadoes are a popular item on the import market.
Fruitday’s purchasing team.
Fruitday’s purchasing team.
China Resources Vanguard operates the operates the supermarket chains of China Resources, the third largest supermarket chain in Hong Kong.
China Resources Vanguard operates the operates the supermarket chains of China Resources, the third largest supermarket chain in Hong Kong.
Discussions during the PMA business roundtable meetings.
Discussions during the PMA business roundtable meetings.
Mimi Corsaro Dorsey of Giumarra Vineyards (to the right) and Ruth Campos of Giumarra Companies in talks with Yonghui Superstores.
Mimi Corsaro Dorsey of Giumarra Vineyards (to the right) and Ruth Campos of Giumarra Companies in talks with Yonghui Superstores.
Discussions during the PMA business roundtable meetings.
Discussions during the PMA business roundtable meetings.
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Richard Owen of the PMA welcomes the audience at the start of PMA Fresh Connections: China.
Richard Owen of the PMA welcomes the audience at the start of PMA Fresh Connections: China.
Richard Owen of the PMA welcomes the audience at the start of PMA Fresh Connections: China.
Richard Owen of the PMA welcomes the audience at the start of PMA Fresh Connections: China.
Jason Hafemeister, Acting Deputy Under Secretary for Farm and Foreign Agricultural Affairs at the US Deparments of Agriculture.
Jason Hafemeister, Acting Deputy Under Secretary for Farm and Foreign Agricultural Affairs at the US Deparments of Agriculture.
Cesar Suarez, Trade Commissioner of the Commercial Office of Chile in Shanghai. Chile has grown into one of China’s largest fresh fruits providers in terms of value.
Cesar Suarez, Trade Commissioner of the Commercial Office of Chile in Shanghai. Chile has grown into one of China’s largest fresh fruits providers in terms of value.
Brent Moore is the Trade Commissioner and Commercial Consul of the Australian Consulate-General in Shanghai.
Brent Moore is the Trade Commissioner and Commercial Consul of the Australian Consulate-General in Shanghai.
Chao Junwen is the General Secretary of the China Chamber of Commerce of Import & Export of Fruit (CFNA). He stressed that his organised is continuing to improve services to open up the Chinese fresh fruit import market.
Chao Junwen is the General Secretary of the China Chamber of Commerce of Import & Export of Fruit (CFNA). He stressed that his organised is continuing to improve services to open up the Chinese fresh fruit import market.
Mabel Zhuang is the China Market Development Representative of the PMA. She prepared a indepth presentation on the Chinese import fruit market split down by category, volume and value.
Mabel Zhuang is the China Market Development Representative of the PMA. She prepared a indepth presentation on the Chinese import fruit market split down by category, volume and value.
Online sales of fresh produce in China is rapidly growing. He Chun Lei is the CEO of Tmall Fresh, part of the Alibaba Group. He explains how powerful a tool data gathering of online sales can be in understanding the consumer and tailoring to meet their demand.
Online sales of fresh produce in China is rapidly growing. He Chun Lei is the CEO of Tmall Fresh, part of the Alibaba Group. He explains how powerful a tool data gathering of online sales can be in understanding the consumer and tailoring to meet their demand.
The conference was attended by a wide group of people from China and abroad.
The conference was attended by a wide group of people from China and abroad.
George Liu is the CEO of Frutacloud, a new project incubated by Kingo Fruits. The company provides integrated supply chain services to cater for offline to online businesses.
George Liu is the CEO of Frutacloud, a new project incubated by Kingo Fruits. The company provides integrated supply chain services to cater for offline to online businesses.
Networking during the break.
Networking during the break.
To the left, David Smith of SVA Fruits (China) together with Clay Wittmeyer of Naturipe Farms.
To the left, David Smith of SVA Fruits (China) together with Clay Wittmeyer of Naturipe Farms.
Goodfarmer is promoting the company’s imported bananas, sold under the Goodfarmer brand. The company is one of the largest banana suppliers to Chinese supermarkets.
Goodfarmer is promoting the company’s imported bananas, sold under the Goodfarmer brand. The company is one of the largest banana suppliers to Chinese supermarkets.
Goodfarmer is one of the largest banana suppliers to Chinese supermarkets.
Goodfarmer is one of the largest banana suppliers to Chinese supermarkets.
Fresh fruit packaging solutions by CCA Packaging Manufacturing.
Fresh fruit packaging solutions by CCA Packaging Manufacturing.
Networking during the break.
Networking during the break.
Networking during the break.
Networking during the break.
Tina Sun of Shanghai Cydiance Technology. The company develops and manufacturers data and temperature tracking devices for the domestic market and import and export businesses.
Tina Sun of Shanghai Cydiance Technology. The company develops and manufacturers data and temperature tracking devices for the domestic market and import and export businesses.
To the right is Gao Shangjie, CMO of Goodfarmer. He is together with Junwen Chao of the China Chamber of Commerce of Import & Export of Fruit (CFNA).
To the right is Gao Shangjie, CMO of Goodfarmer. He is together with Junwen Chao of the China Chamber of Commerce of Import & Export of Fruit (CFNA).
Networking during the break. In the middle is Gabriel Figueroa of Global Shang International.
Networking during the break. In the middle is Gabriel Figueroa of Global Shang International.
Richard Owen of the PMA welcomes a guest.
Richard Owen of the PMA welcomes a guest.
Networking during the breaks. To the right is Elliot Grant, expert on traceability and transparency in the fresh produce industry. He is talking with Susan Zhang of the Shanghai U.S. Agricultural Trade Office.
Networking during the breaks. To the right is Elliot Grant, expert on traceability and transparency in the fresh produce industry. He is talking with Susan Zhang of the Shanghai U.S. Agricultural Trade Office.
Networking during the break.
Networking during the break.
To the left, David Oster of Emerson. He is together with Gustavo Yentzen.
To the left, David Oster of Emerson. He is together with Gustavo Yentzen.
Networking during the break.
Networking during the break.
Networking during the break.
Networking during the break.
Networking during the break. To the left is Levin Flake, of the Guangzhou U.S. Agriculture Trade Office.
Networking during the break. To the left is Levin Flake, of the Guangzhou U.S. Agriculture Trade Office.
Tina Sun of Shanghai Cydiance Technology together with Lisa Liang from the Queensland Food Corporation.
Tina Sun of Shanghai Cydiance Technology together with Lisa Liang from the Queensland Food Corporation.
In the middle, Cesar Suarez of the Commercial Office of Chile in Shanghai. He is together with Hermann Mecklenburg and Gonzalo Matamala, GM at Gesex China.
In the middle, Cesar Suarez of the Commercial Office of Chile in Shanghai. He is together with Hermann Mecklenburg and Gonzalo Matamala, GM at Gesex China.
Networking during the break.
Networking during the break.
iFresh is a domestic organisor of exhibitions and meetings on the fresh produce industry.
iFresh is a domestic organisor of exhibitions and meetings on the fresh produce industry.
Peter Zhu is the GM of Commodity Cener of Pagoda from Shenzhen. He explains about trends in Chinese retail industry, including the shift from online to offline, and the popularity of the mini-mart and specialty stores.
Peter Zhu is the GM of Commodity Cener of Pagoda from Shenzhen. He explains about trends in Chinese retail industry, including the shift from online to offline, and the popularity of the mini-mart and specialty stores.
City Super Shanghai is a premium, neighborhood supermarket chain. Speaker is Ying Huang, the category manager of fresh fruits and vegetables.
City Super Shanghai is a premium, neighborhood supermarket chain. Speaker is Ying Huang, the category manager of fresh fruits and vegetables.
The Xing Ye Yuan Group is a prominent importer and exporter from Dalian in the North of China. To the left, Tracy Edward King, Vice President, and Vera Wang, Marketing Manager.
The Xing Ye Yuan Group is a prominent importer and exporter from Dalian in the North of China. To the left, Tracy Edward King, Vice President, and Vera Wang, Marketing Manager.
Dr. Elliot Grant is an expert on traceability and transparency in the fresh produce industry. In his lecture he introduced turn-key technologies and latest developments in the Chinese and American market.
Dr. Elliot Grant is an expert on traceability and transparency in the fresh produce industry. In his lecture he introduced turn-key technologies and latest developments in the Chinese and American market.
During the conference, the audience was welcomed to ask questions and share their opinion.
During the conference, the audience was welcomed to ask questions and share their opinion.
During the conference, the audience was welcomed to ask questions and share their opinion. At the microphone, is David Oster of Emerson.
During the conference, the audience was welcomed to ask questions and share their opinion. At the microphone, is David Oster of Emerson.
During the conference, the audience was welcomed to ask questions and share their opinion.
During the conference, the audience was welcomed to ask questions and share their opinion.
Jiuye is a Chinese domestic cold chain logistics service provider.
Jiuye is a Chinese domestic cold chain logistics service provider.
Fresh fruit packaging solutions by CCA Packaging Manufacturing.
Fresh fruit packaging solutions by CCA Packaging Manufacturing.
Panel discussion on varietal innovation. The speakers are Cobby Lin, Director of international business at Yumsun, Jose Antonio Gomez, CEO of Camposol, Mimi Corsaro Dorsey, Director of Export Sales at Guimarra Vineyards Corporation and David Smith, Development Manager at SVA Fruits. The introduction is done by Richard Owen, PMA.
Panel discussion on varietal innovation. The speakers are Cobby Lin, Director of international business at Yumsun, Jose Antonio Gomez, CEO of Camposol, Mimi Corsaro Dorsey, Director of Export Sales at Guimarra Vineyards Corporation and David Smith, Development Manager at SVA Fruits. The introduction is done by Richard Owen, PMA.
Cobby Lin, Director of international business at Yumsun.
Cobby Lin, Director of international business at Yumsun.
Jose Antonio Gomez, CEO of Camposol, explains Peruvian all-year-around blueberry production.
Jose Antonio Gomez, CEO of Camposol, explains Peruvian all-year-around blueberry production.
Mimi Corsaro Dorsey, Director of Export Sales at Guimarra Vineyards Corporation and David Smith, Development Manager at SVA Fruits.
Mimi Corsaro Dorsey, Director of Export Sales at Guimarra Vineyards Corporation and David Smith, Development Manager at SVA Fruits.
Mimi Corsaro Dorsey, Director of Export Sales at Guimarra Vineyards Corporation discusses how varietal differences can support a brand abroad.
Mimi Corsaro Dorsey, Director of Export Sales at Guimarra Vineyards Corporation discusses how varietal differences can support a brand abroad.
Mimi Corsaro Dorsey, Director of Export Sales at Guimarra Vineyards Corporation discusses how varietal differences can support a brand abroad.
Mimi Corsaro Dorsey, Director of Export Sales at Guimarra Vineyards Corporation discusses how varietal differences can support a brand abroad.
David Smith, Business Development at SVA Fruits.
David Smith, Business Development at SVA Fruits.
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Vladimir Kocerha is the Economic Counselor of Peru in Shanghai. His hope is that despite changes in governments around the globe, trade and demand of fresh produce will continue to be strong.
Vladimir Kocerha is the Economic Counselor of Peru in Shanghai. His hope is that despite changes in governments around the globe, trade and demand of fresh produce will continue to be strong.
Robert A. Theleen is the Chairman & CEO of ChinaVest, the first
Robert A. Theleen is the Chairman & CEO of ChinaVest, the first
Prof. Dr. Xu Mingqi spoke about the changing nature of China’s international trade, and that demand for fresh produce and other agriculture products will continue to grow, despite changing in global trade policies.
Prof. Dr. Xu Mingqi spoke about the changing nature of China’s international trade, and that demand for fresh produce and other agriculture products will continue to grow, despite changing in global trade policies.
Prof. Dr. Xu Mingqi spoke about the changing nature of China’s international trade, and that demand for fresh produce and other agriculture products will continue to grow, despite changing in global trade policies.
Prof. Dr. Xu Mingqi spoke about the changing nature of China’s international trade, and that demand for fresh produce and other agriculture products will continue to grow, despite changing in global trade policies.
Sarahi Dominguez and Richard Owen, both of the PMA, together with David Smith of SVA Fruits.
Sarahi Dominguez and Richard Owen, both of the PMA, together with David Smith of SVA Fruits.
First stop of the Industry Tour at one of the distribution hubs of Exfresh.
First stop of the Industry Tour at one of the distribution hubs of Exfresh.
First stop of the Industry Tour at one of the distribution hubs of Exfresh.
First stop of the Industry Tour at one of the distribution hubs of Exfresh.
Participants were given a presentation by three key members of the Exfresh management team.
Participants were given a presentation by three key members of the Exfresh management team.
Participants were given a presentation by three key members of the Exfresh management team.
Participants were given a presentation by three key members of the Exfresh management team.
Participants were given a presentation by three key members of the Exfresh management team.
Participants were given a presentation by three key members of the Exfresh management team.
Participants were given a presentation by three key members of the Exfresh management team.
Participants were given a presentation by three key members of the Exfresh management team.
Mr Ren is in charge of key accounts. He, together with Lulu who is in charge of marketing, prepared a detailed presentation of the history and strategy of Exfresh.
Mr Ren is in charge of key accounts. He, together with Lulu who is in charge of marketing, prepared a detailed presentation of the history and strategy of Exfresh.
Everybody was welcomed to ask questions at the Exfresh management team.
Everybody was welcomed to ask questions at the Exfresh management team.
Eric Li, Vice President of Exfresh.
Eric Li, Vice President of Exfresh.
Controlled atmosphere transportation van.
Controlled atmosphere transportation van.
Group photo in front of the Exfresh logistics hub and cold storage facilities.
Group photo in front of the Exfresh logistics hub and cold storage facilities.
Visit to newly opened Hema supermarket in Shanghai. The supermarket chain with currently fifteen stores is fully owned by the Alibaba Group.
Visit to newly opened Hema supermarket in Shanghai. The supermarket chain with currently fifteen stores is fully owned by the Alibaba Group.
Mr She Xian Ping is the marketing manager of Hema, also responsible for acquisition. He explains how Hema is serving Alibaba to gain a brick and mortal presence on the Chinese retail market.
Mr She Xian Ping is the marketing manager of Hema, also responsible for acquisition. He explains how Hema is serving Alibaba to gain a brick and mortal presence on the Chinese retail market.
Mr She Xian Ping is the marketing manager of Hema, also responsible for acquisition. He explains how Hema is serving Alibaba to gain a brick and mortal presence on the Chinese retail market. Lunch is being served in one of the food corners of the supermarket.
Mr She Xian Ping is the marketing manager of Hema, also responsible for acquisition. He explains how Hema is serving Alibaba to gain a brick and mortal presence on the Chinese retail market. Lunch is being served in one of the food corners of the supermarket.
Ready-to-eat tropical fruits at Hema, Shanghai.
Ready-to-eat tropical fruits at Hema, Shanghai.
Ready-to-eat tropical fruits at Hema, Shanghai.
Ready-to-eat tropical fruits at Hema, Shanghai.
Ready-to-eat pineapple by Dole, on sale at Hema in Shanghai.
Ready-to-eat pineapple by Dole, on sale at Hema in Shanghai.
Jose Antonio Gomez and Luis Miguel Baanante of Camposol.
Jose Antonio Gomez and Luis Miguel Baanante of Camposol.
All price tags at Hema stores are electronically controlled and remotely updated.
All price tags at Hema stores are electronically controlled and remotely updated.
Strawberry gift packaging at Hema, Shanghai.
Strawberry gift packaging at Hema, Shanghai.
Strawberry gift packaging at Hema, Shanghai.
Strawberry gift packaging at Hema, Shanghai.
Chilean grapes at Hema, Shanghai.
Chilean grapes at Hema, Shanghai.
Imported grapes and other fruits on display at Hema, Shanghai.
Imported grapes and other fruits on display at Hema, Shanghai.
Hema Shanghai also has a large variety of domestic fruits and vegetables. The products are sourced by a large team of purchasing exports that travel across the country. In addition, Hema is planning to start its own vegetable farm so that it can control the full production process.
Hema Shanghai also has a large variety of domestic fruits and vegetables. The products are sourced by a large team of purchasing exports that travel across the country. In addition, Hema is planning to start its own vegetable farm so that it can control the full production process.
Chinese domestic apples at Shaanxi Province at Hema, Shanghai.
Chinese domestic apples at Shaanxi Province at Hema, Shanghai.
Organic apples at Hema, Shanghai.
Organic apples at Hema, Shanghai.
Imported Jaffa citrus fruit on sale at Hema, Shanghai.
Imported Jaffa citrus fruit on sale at Hema, Shanghai.
Chinese domestic mandarins from Guanxi Province, in Hema, Shanghai.
Chinese domestic mandarins from Guanxi Province, in Hema, Shanghai.
Jose Antonio Gomez, Camposol, Hermann Mecklenburg, and Sarahi Dominguez, PMA.
Jose Antonio Gomez, Camposol, Hermann Mecklenburg, and Sarahi Dominguez, PMA.
Mandarins in gift packaging at Hema, Shanghai.
Mandarins in gift packaging at Hema, Shanghai.
Fresh salads to try, Hema Shanghai.
Fresh salads to try, Hema Shanghai.
Fresh salads, Hema Shanghai.
Fresh salads, Hema Shanghai.
Hema, Shanghai.
Hema, Shanghai.
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Organic domestic asparagus at Hema, Shanghai.
Organic domestic asparagus at Hema, Shanghai.
Paul (Yu Xianping), Marketing Manager, explains about the store at Hema, Shanghai.
Paul (Yu Xianping), Marketing Manager, explains about the store at Hema, Shanghai.
Paul (Yu Xianping) is the Marketing Manager of Hema. The bags can be used to collect fresh produce that have been ordered by clients online. All deliveries are done within 30 minutes after ordering within a certain area around each store.
Paul (Yu Xianping) is the Marketing Manager of Hema. The bags can be used to collect fresh produce that have been ordered by clients online. All deliveries are done within 30 minutes after ordering within a certain area around each store.
Staff at Hema, Shanghai, are collecting order for online clients. After placing an order online, each clients within a certain area around a Hema store should receive the purchase within 30 minutes, delivered at their door.
Staff at Hema, Shanghai, are collecting order for online clients. After placing an order online, each clients within a certain area around a Hema store should receive the purchase within 30 minutes, delivered at their door.
Staff at Hema, Shanghai, are collecting order for online clients. After placing an order online, each clients within a certain area around a Hema store should receive the purchase within 30 minutes, delivered at their door.
Staff at Hema, Shanghai, are collecting order for online clients. After placing an order online, each clients within a certain area around a Hema store should receive the purchase within 30 minutes, delivered at their door.
Staff at Hema, Shanghai, are collecting order for online clients. After placing an order online, each clients within a certain area around a Hema store should receive the purchase within 30 minutes, delivered at their door.
Staff at Hema, Shanghai, are collecting order for online clients. After placing an order online, each clients within a certain area around a Hema store should receive the purchase within 30 minutes, delivered at their door.
Individually packed avocadoes at Hema, Shanghai.
Individually packed avocadoes at Hema, Shanghai.
Group photo in front of the Hema Shanghai store.
Group photo in front of the Hema Shanghai store.
Visit to CitySuper Shanghai.
Visit to CitySuper Shanghai.
Fresh produce on display at CitySuper Shanghai.
Fresh produce on display at CitySuper Shanghai.
Domestically grown tomatoes at CitySuper Shanghai.
Domestically grown tomatoes at CitySuper Shanghai.
Fresh produce on display at CitySuper Shanghai.
Fresh produce on display at CitySuper Shanghai.
Fresh produce on display at CitySuper Shanghai.
Fresh produce on display at CitySuper Shanghai.
Fresh produce on display at CitySuper Shanghai. To the left is Jorge Saenz of Advanced Produce Centre Development.
Fresh produce on display at CitySuper Shanghai. To the left is Jorge Saenz of Advanced Produce Centre Development.
Hermann Mecklenburg inspects a Japanese premium Mutsu apple.
Hermann Mecklenburg inspects a Japanese premium Mutsu apple.
Japanese premium Mutsu apples at CitySuper Shanghai.
Japanese premium Mutsu apples at CitySuper Shanghai.
Imported avocadoes from Mexico, on display at CitySuper Shanghai.
Imported avocadoes from Mexico, on display at CitySuper Shanghai.
Imported American apples on display at CitySuper Shanghai.
Imported American apples on display at CitySuper Shanghai.
Imported tropical produce from Taiwan, on display at CitySuper Shanghai.
Imported tropical produce from Taiwan, on display at CitySuper Shanghai.
Gift packaging apples at CitySuper, Shanghai.
Gift packaging apples at CitySuper, Shanghai.
Fresh berries grown by Driscoll’s. Driscoll’s has production in China.
Fresh berries grown by Driscoll’s. Driscoll’s has production in China.
CitySuper, Shanghai.
CitySuper, Shanghai.
Domestic premium melons on display at CitySuper, Shanghai.
Domestic premium melons on display at CitySuper, Shanghai.
Mimi Corsaro Dorsey of Giumarra Vineyards chats with Richard Owen, PMA, in one of Yong Hui’s neighborhood stores.
Mimi Corsaro Dorsey of Giumarra Vineyards chats with Richard Owen, PMA, in one of Yong Hui’s neighborhood stores.
Visit to one of Yong Hui’s neighbourhood stores in Shanghai.
Visit to one of Yong Hui’s neighbourhood stores in Shanghai.
Visit to one of Yong Hui’s neighbourhood stores in Shanghai.
Visit to one of Yong Hui’s neighbourhood stores in Shanghai.
Domestic plums in one of Yong Hui’s neighbourhood stores in Shanghai.
Domestic plums in one of Yong Hui’s neighbourhood stores in Shanghai.
Mr Lu is store manager at one of Yong Hui’s local supermarkets. He stands next to Mabel Zhuang, the China Market Representative of the PMA.
Mr Lu is store manager at one of Yong Hui’s local supermarkets. He stands next to Mabel Zhuang, the China Market Representative of the PMA.
Goodfarmer’s imported pineapple brand on display at one of Yong Hui’s supermarket outlets.
Goodfarmer’s imported pineapple brand on display at one of Yong Hui’s supermarket outlets.
Mr Lu, store manager at Yong Hui’s local supermarkets.
Mr Lu, store manager at Yong Hui’s local supermarkets.
Traditional Shanghai wet market.
Traditional Shanghai wet market.
Visit to a Pagoda shop in Shanghai. Pagoda is one of China’s most prominent fruit chains, with over 1,650 outlets across the country.
Visit to a Pagoda shop in Shanghai. Pagoda is one of China’s most prominent fruit chains, with over 1,650 outlets across the country.
Visit to a Pagoda shop in Shanghai. Pagoda is one of China’s most prominent fruit chains, with over 1,650 outlets across the country.
Visit to a Pagoda shop in Shanghai. Pagoda is one of China’s most prominent fruit chains, with over 1,650 outlets across the country.
Chinese domestic Golden pears on display in a Pagoda store, Shanghai.
Chinese domestic Golden pears on display in a Pagoda store, Shanghai.
Imported apples on display, Pagoda, Shanghai.
Imported apples on display, Pagoda, Shanghai.
New Zealand pears in a Pagoda store in Shanghai.
New Zealand pears in a Pagoda store in Shanghai.
Frank Hong of Pagoda.
Frank Hong of Pagoda.
Sales representative of Pagoda, Shanghai.
Sales representative of Pagoda, Shanghai.
Group photo in front of one of Pagoda’s outlets in Shanghai.
Group photo in front of one of Pagoda’s outlets in Shanghai.
The Shanghai skyline.
The Shanghai skyline.

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