Food and Agriculture

UC Davis Chile holds meetings with The Blueberry Committee of Chile

July 09, 2015

Product of a collaboration among the Ministry of Agriculture, the Association of Chilean Fruit Exporters (Asoex) and ProChile, surged the trademark Fruits From Chile to unify in communicational terms the fruit exporters and strengthen its presence in international markets, building together one country brand. In addition, specific brands were created for each of the sectors (fruits), including Blueberries from Chile and its respective Chilean Blueberry Committee, to represent producers and exporters of national blueberries and strengthen this industry abroad.

California researcher leading the line of research at UC Davis Chile analyzed how genomics can improve viticulture

July 08, 2015

On Friday July 3, Dr. Dario Cantu, Professor of the department of Viticulture and Enology at the University of California Davis, starred in the first activity of "Encounters, Science and Industry". This series of talks organized by UC Davis Chile, seeks to create spaces where research with high potential or that is currently impacting the productive sector can meet. UC Davis Chile has three academic partners- the Universities of Tarapaca; Andrés Bello (UNAB); and Talca and two business: the Group VSPT Concha y Toro.

Expert in genetic tools for viticulture from UC Davis offers to give a talk in the Maule region.

June 30, 2015

Alan Bennett, Executive Director of UC Davis Chile, and Gerard Casaubon, Director of the Center for Research and Innovation of Concha y Toro, are pleased to invite you to the first event of the series of talks “Encounters Science and Company”.

On the occasion, Dr. Dario Cantu, Professor in the Department of Viticulture and Enology at UC Davis, will offer the lecture "Genomic Tools for Viticulture”.