GCCA membership in Latin America spans 21 countries with strategic presences in Guatemala and Brazil. GCCA Latin America offers technical resources in Spanish and Portuguese, including an annual educational cold storage training program in Spanish.

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Cold Chain Work Continues in Dominican Republic with GCCA Member Consultations

Since 2016, the Global Cold Chain Alliance has supported the International Executive Service Corps (IESC) on the USDA-funded Exporting Quality and Safety Program (EQS). The program provides technical assistance to increase productivity and sales for domestic and export markets of high-value fruit and vegetable value chains in the Dominican Republic (DR). GCCA and its members supports...

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2018 Cold Chain Executive Connection: Buenos Aires

On April 19TH, 2018, the Cold Chain Executive Connection took place in Buenos Aires, Argentina. The event was organized by GCCA and sponsored by RefrigiWear, and representatives from 14 cold chain and storage companies attended.   The meeting included participation from engineer Raúl Hernández Butrón, President of Precisa Frozen, Ltda. Raúl Hernández spoke to the...

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GCCA’s Lowell Randel Teaches Best Practices to Drivers in the Dominican Republic

Since 2015, GCCA has worked with the USDA-funded Exporting Quality and Safety (EQS) Program to help grow the cold chain. The project has led to several activities including a cold chain assessment, consultations, and presentations. Most recently, GCCA Vice President of Government & Legal Affairs Lowell Randel flew to the capital of Santo Domingo in the Dominican Republic, where he led two...

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2018 Cold Chain Executive Connection: Santiago de Chile

GCCA organized a Cold Chain Executive Connection in Santiago, Chile on April 17th, 2018. The event was sponsored by Refrigiwear, and 11 representatives of the refrigerated storage industry attended.   During the meeting, attendees discussed the unique challenges and opportunities of the industry in Chile. One of the achievements of the meeting was the creation of a work commission...

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GCCA Involvement in Dominican Republic Leads to Fruit and Vegetable Export Conference
GCCA was active in the Dominican Republic in 2017. As a result of GCCA’s involvement in the region, the Miami International Airport (MIA), the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the International Executive Service Corps (IESC) held a fruit and vegetable export conference in Santo Domingo in August, focusing on explaining and addressing questions related to the regulations and operations of the exportation of fruits and vegetables to the United States. GCCA was excited to support EQS and MIA with this great opportunity to develop cold chain capacity in the Dominican Republic.

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Debbie Corado
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Mariano Escobedo 756 Col., Anzures, Mexico, Mexico
+502 5204 3257 | +502 2442 2272
dcorado@gcca.org

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