Chile's Dynamic Duo: ARRA Sweeties and ARRA Passion Fire

Sweet Success

In Chile’s regions III and IV, ARRA Sweeties™ growers are experiencing significant success, harvesting exceptional quality that they are very satisfied with. Many of these growers are now actively exporting their fruit to the USA, with some also reaching markets in the Far East.

In the Copiapó valley, (region III) Agrofruta operates three farms: Alianza, San Isidro, and Los Loros, encompassing a total of 300 hectares of vineyards. Guillermo Baez, Grapasa Agronomist, reports that Agrofruta’s total production for export reaches 970,000 boxes, (of 8.2 kg), showcasing remarkable success in producing ARRA Sweeties of exceptional quality. Achieving yields surpassing 3,000 boxes per hectare, they’ve consistently demonstrated outstanding production.

Passionate Pursuits Yield Fruitful Results

Jaime Toro, manager of Sociedad Agrícola El Álamo from Elqui valley, shares his insights based on his experience with ARRA Passion Fire™, ”This variety proves to be remarkably easy to manage, boasting impressive sizes and receiving good prices for export to USA. For this reason, we decided to expand our plantation this year.”

Furthermore, Javier Peralta, manager of Agrícola Bellavita, is very happy with their initial shipments of ARRA Passion Fire, that were harvested 10 days earlier compared to the previous season.

Carlos Bordoli, owner of Agrícola Santa Elena, who grows the ARRA varieties recounts: “Both ARRA Passion Fire and ARRA Sweeties have flourished remarkably in the Copiapó valley, attaining impressive calibers and in optimal conditions for shipments to distant markets.”

We are looking forward to seeing the results in additional regions and wish a continued fruitful season to all the ARRA growers in Chile.

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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.