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Oct 1, 2020

We welcome Shaun Swart, our new Country Manager for South Africa!

At Salix Fruits, we continue to promote our growth as a company in this key region for our project. Located in South Africa since 2014 with our own procurement offices, today we are adding Shaun Swart to our team to strengthen our position in this country.

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Sept 1, 2020

We have already shipped the first apples from the new USA season!

At Salix, we export apples all year round and it is one of the most important fruits for our company. We obtain them from both the northern and southern hemispheres and the USA is a key country in our supply, especially Washington with the Yakima and Wenatchee valleys.

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Aug 14, 2020

We are shipping the first Californian grapes!

After the end of the Mexican season, 2 weeks ago, we began shipping our red and green seedless varieties to the Latin American and Asian markets.

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Jun 19, 2020

Salix Fruits: Lemon businesses grew in the first half of the year despite COVID

After a first half of the year crossed by the unthinkable appearance of COVID-19, which completely changed the world panorama of 2020, Salix Fruits, the leading fresh fruit import and export company in the market , analyzes the situation regarding the commercialization of Argentine lemon during the last semester.

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Jun 19, 2020

Salix Fruits: “To buy, or not to buy, that is the question”... for processed lemon by-products this season

The expected decrease in global lemon processing and the particular world situation makes difficult to define a purchasing strategy this year.

It´s still unknown how the market demand will react after COVID-19, but it is already predictable the impact of the supply on the prices.

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Jun 5, 2020

The Egyptian grape season has started!

The producers are already preparing the first shipments of grapes in Egypt, and here in Salix, we are super excited.

This year we have available the best harvests of Early Sweet, Sugraone, Flame, Crimson Seedless, and Red Globe, so we have ahead several months of hard work in which we hope to reach hundreds of tons shipped to Europe, especially to the United Kingdom, the Netherlands, and Poland.

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May 27, 2020

We are already loading the first citrus from South Africa!

Any other fans of South African oranges around here? This country, the second citrus exporter in the world, after Spain and ahead of Turkey, has already started shipping its production.
76% of the citrus produced by South Africa is exported, with the European Union being the largest importer with 42%.

From Salix, we have witnessed the great increase in lemon and tangerine plantations in South African territory, with our own South African procurement office since 2014, and after meeting some of its main farmers, who have had great success in previous years, we are ready and looking forward to another great Citrus season.

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May 07, 2020

Welcome Javier Orti!

Today we want to welcome Javier Orti, our new Sales Manager for the Asian market!
At Salix Fruits we continue to bet on growing even during tough times like the one we are currently living, and with this aim Javier joins the team to contribute his more than 10 years of experience in marketing and logistics in the fruit market.

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May 04, 2020

Welcome Vince Biasibetti!

Today we want to introduce you to Vince Biasibetti, our new Executive Sales for the United States!
We are very proud of incorporating Vince to Salix, to join the commercial team.
Previously, he served as a Sales Executive at Citrusvil, Argentina's largest lemon producer, packer, and industrializer.

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Apr 04, 2020

Salix Fruits announced the beginning of the Argentine lemon season

Despite the particular world situation, the company shipped the first containers of Argentine lemons in 2020.
Salix Fruits estimates to deliver around 700,000 boxes of 18kgs between March and August.

The COVID-19 pandemic involved mandatory quarantines, difficulties in the ports and in the internal logistics. But these problems are being overcome and, for now, they have only brought delays in the loads at the end of March. At the moment, the import- export of fruits is guaranteed, given that they are essential products, healthy and suppliers of Vitamin C.

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Mar 20, 2020

The pomegranate season in Peru has started!

The coronavirus advances relentlessly throughout the world, and both in our USA´s and Argentina´s offices, we have implemented home office for all of us.
We established mechanisms to carry out all the activities from home to take care of each other and take care of the community.

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Mar 16, 2020

What measures did you take against the Coronavirus?

The coronavirus advances relentlessly throughout the world, and both in our USA´s and Argentina´s offices, we have implemented home office for all of us.
We established mechanisms to carry out all the activities from home to take care of each other and take care of the community.

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Feb 25, 2020

Fruit Logistica 2020: business, friends and good news!

A few days ago we took part of FRUIT LOGISTICA in Berlin.

This global scenario of the fresh fruit business allows us to meet customers and partners face to face: 3,200 exhibitors and more than 78,000 professional visitors who are part of the international fresh produce market.
It is the fourth year in a row that we participate in this Fair with our own stand having exceptional opportunities to meet our customers, suppliers and friends.

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Feb 18, 2020

Fruit Logistica 2020 Photos

A few days ago we took part of FRUIT LOGISTICA in Berlin.

Checkout our photo gallery in Fruit Logistica 2020!

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Feb 10, 2020

An egyptian adventure!

This time we were in Egypt, a country that never ceases to surprise us.

Our Regional Sales Manager, Diego Martínez, landed there to meet the growers of the desert area (between Cairo and Alexandria - Desert Road).
After driving 900km between donkeys, toc-tocs, taxis, trucks, vans and cars, we arrive at the company owned by Hosam and his father Mohamed, two super-professional producers that export 60% of their products to the Middle East.

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Jan 30, 2020

On a trip to Morocco!

In early January, Luis Elortondo, our Sourcing Director, visited several Moroccan companies that are worth knowing.

It is the beginning of a series of trips that aim to turn Salix Fruits into a company that imports citrus in the USA and not just lemons.
Why Morocco? Because this country is, for mandarins, what Turkey is for lemons. It´s excellent agro, climatie, and labor conditions make it an ideal place.

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Jan 22, 2020

Viva Mexico!

Luis Elortondo, our Sourcing Director, continues to travel the world to discover the places where the best fruits are harvested.

This week he was with a Mexican producer / packer of citrus fruits, from Hermosillo Sonora, a desert area with little rainfall and sandy soil, with the ideal conditions to produce Valencia oranges, similar to those in California, but very clean skin and appearance.

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Dec 16, 2019

PRESS RELEASE

Salix Fruits ends 2019 achieving 30% growth and establishes its leadership in the citrus business

The company positioned itself as a leader among USA importers of Argentine lemons. Furthermore, it continued to grow in Asia by exporting grapes of Chilean origin.

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