Food and Agriculture

Bioproducts, a trend that’s here to stay

September 13, 2018

With the participation of prominent local and international exhibitors, the First International Summit of Bioproducts, organized by Mundoagro magazine and UC Davis Chile, was an event that brought together different actors of the agricultural industry and where the main challenges in these matters were exposed at a local level, in order to lay the foundations for the growth of this trend in our country, particularly in matters of regulation and knowledge of this market.

Advances in the production of chilean biological product for agriculture

March 22, 2018

This process, which to date has the collection of microorganisms and laboratory evaluations, is part of the work that these days develop the UC Davis Chile and the University of Tarapacá (UTA), Arica. An article published by El Mercurio Campo, featuring Freddy Boehmwald, Bioproducts development coordinator at UC Davis Chile.

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What's coming on food consumption

March 19, 2018

The 420 thousand annual deaths due to contaminated food have driven different countries to strengthen the stages of production and distribution in order to prevent diseases. In addition, ready-to-eat food, online shopping and healthy products are other current trends. Report of Revista del Campo that features the opinion of Kent J. Bradford, director of the World Food Center of UC Davis.

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New stage of project to protect Araucaria trees

March 12, 2018

El Campo Magazine, a weekly suplement of El Mercurio newspaper, highlights the second stage of the "Araucaria Project" that UC Davis Chile leads together with CONAF. The goal is to determine the causes of the Araucaria araucana Leaf Damage (DFA in Spanish), a problem widely spread among our natural monumentn, for generating management strategies. 

 

How will the winery be in the future

June 26, 2017
The Chief of the Viticulture and Enology Department, David Block, assures that efficient use of water and energy is key, as well as automatization of processes. In California there is already a model of a autosustainable winery. Article written by Paloma Díaz for El Mercurio, one of the most important Chilean newspapers.

Young innovators distinguished themselves in “I Believe in Chile”

June 20, 2017

The Foundation for Agricultural Innovation (FIA), together with the Center of Research and Innovation (CII) of the vineyard Concha & Toro and the University of California, Davis in Chile (UC Davis Chile) implemented the young Agri-Food Panel in the context of the fair “I Believe in Chile”. The aim was to start up a dialogue amongst entrepreneurs, research centers and companies about the challenges of innovation connected to the agri-food world with different strategies and realities.

UC Davis Chile’s Associate Director will participate in “I Believe in Chile”

May 31, 2017

Pablo Zamora, UC Davis Chile’s Associated Director and co-founder of The Not Company, the Food Tech Company -that uses artificial intelligence to create delicious, sustainable and accessible food, all originating from plants-, will participate in “I Believe in Chile” (Creo en Chile) in order to relate his revolutionary entrepreneurship in the food sector and about his experience in UC Davis Chile conducting research industry-driven.