TECHNICAL-COMMERCIAL TOURS 2016

Listening to the producer on his farm, visiting his facilities and talking to technicians, getting to know the local industry and talking with experts, are the objectives of Blueberries Consulting's technical-commercial tours to the different blueberry producing countries ... know the details of our first tour and Join the next trip!

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DateActivity Location
Monday
21/11/16
Test site of blueberry varieties.
San Nicolas, Chillán.
Test site of blueberry varieties.Cauquenes
Commercial Talk
Parral
Tuesday
22/11/16
Visit to the farm with 150 hectares of blueberries outdoors and macro-tunnels. Varieties of different genetic lines.Cauquenes
Visit to farms with 60 hectares with representative varieties of the area: O'neal, Duke, Legacy and Brigitta.Mesmavida, Longaví.
Wednesday
23/11/16
Visit to experimental plots supported by the university of the region.Linares
Process plant visit. Reception, selection, packaging and cold.Chimbarongo
Commercial TalkSan Francisco de Mostazal.
Thursday
24/11/16
Laboratory of micropropagation and plant improvement.Curacaví
Process plant visit. Reception, selection, packaging and cold.Pudahuel.
Visit to blueberry plant nursery.Little daughters
Friday
25/11/16
Non-traditional production area. Varieties Jewell, Emerald, Snowchaser, Primadonna, O'neal and Star. Production in pot and soil.
Cárcamo, Illapel.
First producer of blueberries in the area. Soil production O´neal and Star varieties.
Colliguay, Salamanca.
Saturday
26/11/16
Macrotunnels, planting in soil and pots. Varieties Kirra, Mayra, Stella Blue, Jewell, Camelia, Cielo and Arana.
Carachilla, Ovalle.

Program 2016

"The people who received us were very professional, which allowed us to learn a lot about the industry. Personally, this tour fully met my goal of knowing better the blueberry producing areas in Chile and about new varieties such as Ventura, Del Cielo, Arana, Kirra, among others. I am very pleased that the group was composed of people of different nationalities. The activities carried out were very well designed". Sofia Yu, Regional Purchasing Manager of Zugeng Fruit-Trade, Shanghai - China.

"I attended this tour with the aim of compare the level we have in Colombia regarding: cultivation, fruit quality, size, taste, post-harvest handling. I can say, that they totally complied". Luis Carlos Afanador, General Manager of Proplantas, Bogotá - Colombia.

"The tour gave us criteria for decision making regarding the blueberry business and production and presented us with a better view of Colombia as an international player in the blueberry business. I liked the chosen sites, the different scales of production and marketing, the disposition of the people who attended us and their commitment to make us understand their work in detail, the unified discourse of the different actors in the chain. Also the concern that the members of the tour were as comfortable and cared for.". César Vásquez Rodríguez, General Manager, CVR Knowledge Engineering, Bogota Colombia.