Chilean cherries have been news around the world during this day. This, after they broke a Guinness Record at the International Cruise Terminal at the Port of Shanghai in China.
This fruit managed to break the world record in the construction of the world's largest fruit line, a certificate that was delivered to the Chile Cherry Committee of the Chilean Fruit Exporters Association (Asoex).
According to the Portal Frutícola, the commission used a total of 24,638 cherries be able to break the record. The fruits were placed close to each other, in a continuous line, forming two large cherries as an image, at a promotional event called "Cherries of Chile".
Christian Carvajal, Asoex's marketing director for European and Asian markets, said that "the record of the world's longest cherry line represents the shipments of cherries flowing from Chile to China in the winter months." Each of them ready to be shared and enjoyed during a & # 39; Red moment & # 39; ".
Meanwhile, the president of the Chilean Cherries Committee, Christian Tagle, said that "in the last decade, eating cherries against the season new tradition during the holiday period in China. "
"The red, sweet and juicy cherries of Chile want to position themselves as a fruit that invites people to enjoy their" red moments. "The" red moments "are those special moments in which we meet our family, friends or colleagues "added Tagle.
When the event was over, it was reported that the cherries used donated for families in Shanghai, after complying with strict hygiene protocols.