Andre in Wonder ARRA World

We believe in the ARRA Family and its global community. This is why, when we license growers, we devote ourselves to support them with technical hands-on support throughout the year. The goal of this approach is to streamline the production of high-quality, true-to-type produce across the world. With his vast knowledge in the field and vision of the evolving industry, as Grapa’s Global Tech Support Advisor, Andre Vermaak provides all necessary agro-technical-operational guidance to the ARRA producers near and far, to lead them to optimal quality and success. In preparation for the upcoming harvest in the Northern Hemisphere, last week Andre embarked on his visits to growers in the Mediterranean, in this week’s edition we will feature his visit to ARRA producers in Turkey.

Andre's visit to Turkey

Andre notes that he has witnessed the most remarkable performance since the ARRA program started in the country.

The protocols are closely followed which clearly impacted the impressive development of the vine. Andre has advised the growers regarding pruning, which effectively averted any weather-related damage.

The ARRA Sugar Drop™, ARRA Sweeties™ and ARRA Honey Pop™ all look very promising.

Andre’s frequent trips have forged strong relationships with ARRA partners worldwide. Through impeccable rapport with growers, a shared vision has been cultivated. Growers are now well-acquainted with the various ARRA Varieties, and there is a robust support system for everyone involved.

Andre eagerly anticipates enhancing performance and expanding cultivation of what he considers as the “most profitable table grape varieties in the world.”

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ARRA Cherry Crush™

The Crush Everyone’s talking about!

Tony Calvillo, Vice President of International Business Development, Dayka & Hackett LLC, shared: “Today, we visited the ARRA Cherry Crush—a grape variety that exceeds the expectations of growers, consumers, and retailers alike. We are thrilled to witness its remarkable potential. Boasting an alluring cherry colour, impressive size, abundant production, and a perfect balance of taste and crunch, ARRA Cherry Crush creates a mutually beneficial scenario for discerning producers, consumers, and retailers.”

ARRA Fire Crunch™

Igniting the senses

Just in time for the festive season, the inaugural batch of ARRA Fire Crunch™ made its way from Peru to the USA. Karl Conrads, founder, CEO of Grapasa accompanied the first year vines from budbreak all the way to Walmart facilities in Los Angeles.

Don’t miss the footage, showing this landmark arrival, now the sky’s the limit.

ARRA Passion Fire™

Sharing the passion – Right now in Southern Africa:

“It’s a great, beautiful grape, we are having a great time packing it.” shares Gabriel Viljoen of G.P. Viljoen Farming

We’ve heard other growers excited about this year’s performance.

“The ARRA Passion Fire was probably the most beautiful red grapes around on our farms.”

ARRA Fire Kiss™

Start the season with a Kiss

This year, attendees got a firsthand look at ARRA Fire Kiss™ in Egypt. What stood out was how distinctly different it was from the Flame, leaving no doubt that it is the perfect Flame replacement.