Chile: Fedefruta re-elects Jorge Valenzuela to preside over the union

After the recent internal elections, which were pending a year ago due to the covid-19 pandemic, the annual assembly of members of the Federation of Fruit Producers of Chile once again elected Jorge Valenzuela as president of the fruit union, who already He has presided since 2018.

Through Fedefruta, in his speech of appreciation, Valenzuela affirmed that "we are working to give our position to the constituents regarding issues such as water, food security, the environment and rurality."

"Concern over the water crisis and the lack of clarity to move forward in this area have been somewhat invisible due to everything that has happened this season," he added, referring to the emergency caused by the crisis of false news in China that involved cherry exports, having led the sector during the agricultural catastrophe of the rains that compromised table grape and stone fruit harvests, and recently, having raised with figures the problem due to the lack of workers to work in the orchards and fruit facilities, through a survey and meetings with authorities.

"However, it is the most urgent issue for the season that starts in a few more months," he added.

In this way, the current board of directors will be made up of Carolina Dosal (president Fruseptima) and Claudio Vergara as vice presidents, Felipe Rieutord, María Inés Figari (president of the North Agricultural Society), Víctor Catán (president of the Association of Farmers of the Andes and Perfruts Region Valparaíso ), Domingo Romero, Juan Carolus Brown and Ramón Achurra, the last two, former presidents of Fedefruta.

"We will continue working for producers with a close style, deployed in the field, in an open line with local associations, and incorporating new faces with a union vocation to our board of directors and council," he said.

Maria Jesus Frascaroli - Blueberries Consulting

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