A Chilean grape industry leader expects Chinese consumers will eventually change their preferences from seeded Red Globes to seedless Thompson and Crimson varieties. Speaking at Fresh Connections China in Shanghai last week, Exportadora Subsole president Miguel Allamand said a similar trend had been seen in South Korea and would likely take place in Asia’s largest market at some stage…Full-text article: Fresh Fruit Portal Mar 2013

Key point

  • The Chilean industry representative stated that the grape varieties of “Midnight Beauty”, “Sable”, and “10-552” have the greatest potential for East Asian cultivation

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