China Exports Pears to Chile

The Association of Exporters of Chile AG (ASOEX), together with the Ministry of Agriculture and the Agricultural and Livestock Service (SAG), celebrated the first import of Chinese pears to Chile with a colorful ceremony on Friday morning at the Jumbo supermarket in Santiago…Full Article: Fresh Plaza Dec 2017 Key Point Chile imported two containers of

Sichuan Pears Promoted in Beijing

Jinchuan county in Sichuan province put on a major pear promotion in Beijing, on Sept 29, after selecting a few chosen shops just as its pears are being picked this golden autumn season, with help from Beijing’s Farmers’Daily and Shenzhou Magazine and the Agriculture Ministry’s farm produce development center. The county is widely known for

Chinese Sand Pears to Enter U.S. in 2013

The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) will now allow the importation of sand pears, Pyrus pyrifolia, from China starting January 18. The two-tiered regulation change will take into account whether the fruit originates from a zone containing Oriental fruit flies, Bactrocera dorsalis. All sand pears will require a phytosanitary certificate declaring competition of import

China to allow U.S. pears

An agreement in principle has been reached between the United States and China to allow the first U.S. fresh pears into that country next year and a third variety of pears from China, Sand pears, into the U.S. The Pacific Northwest pear industry has been working for access to China for 18 years. It expects