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 International Fresh Produce Association Launches Southern Hemisphere Commodity Working Group; Natalia Gamarra Shares

International Fresh Produce Association Launches Southern Hemisphere Commodity Working Group; Natalia Gamarra Shares



WASHINGTON, DC & NEWARK, DE - In an effort to establish global supply chain relationships and understanding, the International Fresh Produce Association (IFPA) revealed the launch of its new Southern Hemisphere Commodity Working Group series. Featuring interactive, virtual workshops for IFPA members, the series will highlight key markets in Brazil, Chile, Mexico, Peru, and South Africa, focusing on everything from pre-season scenarios and current market trends to international challenges.

Natalia Gamarra, Director of International Member Relations, International Fresh Produce Association “We’re thrilled to have a number of experts join us from across the key Southern Hemisphere markets,” said Director of International Member Relations, Natalia Gamarra. “The opportunity to connect across the supply chain in these regions means that our members can not only benefit from learning about the latest in market trends and global updates, they will also be able to connect and share critical resources and ideas with other members across the globe.”

The first session in the series starts today, May 26, 2022, with the Avocado Working Group, the organization explained in a release. During the session, speakers will share season updates from across the Southern Hemisphere. They include Ligia Falange Carvalho, President of the Avocado Association of Brazil; Francisco Contardo, Executive Director Avocado Committee of Chile A.G; Jose Luis Gallardo Anguiano, President, APEAM, A.C.; Juan Carlos Paredes, President, Prohass Peru; and Derek Donkin, Chief Executive of the South African Subtropical Growers’ Association.

The International Fresh Produce Association revealed the launch of its new Southern Hemisphere Commodity Working Group series, which will highlight key markets in Brazil, Chile, Mexico, Peru, and South Africa

Participants in the session will have the opportunity to share their learnings when it comes to logistics, sustainability, market development, and branding.

This program is currently open and free to all IFPA members. Those interested in taking part in the sessions can register here or contact their local country manager.

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