The Table Grape Committee of the Chilean Fruit Exporters Association (ASOEX) has released its first estimate for the 2023-24 season, projecting five percent growth in exports.
The Chilean Blueberry Committee of ASOEX, together with iQonsulting, have estimated a volume of 82,000 tons of fresh blueberries for the 2023/24 season.
The new Chilean cherry season could increase by 20 percent, which would depend - along with climatic factors and logistics – on the continuing diversification of national and international ports that process fruit products produced in the country.
The ASOEX Citrus Committee indicates that after the frosts and the recent rains that affected the country, it made a new estimate to the month of June of the citrus export volumes.
In response to heavy rains impacting both Central and Southern Chile, the Chilean Fruit Exporters Association (ASOEX) said they are assessing damage in growing areas and the impact on water storage and irrigation infrastructure, as well as evaluating support actions to communities impacted by the rain.
The fresh Chilean cherry industry closed the 2022-2023 season with 415,315 tons exported, reflecting a growth of 16.5 percent compared to the previous season.
The latest estimate from the Table Grape Committee of the Association of Fruit Exporters of Chile, the sixth of the season, projects exports to reach 64,518,065 boxes, reflecting a decrease of 13.2 percent compared to the previous season and a decrease of 4 percent in relation to the fifth estimate made less than a month ago.
According to the to the new estimate from the ASOEX Cherries Committee, fresh cherry exports will reach 80 million boxes, amounting to 400,000 tons.
The Table Grape Committee of ASOEX (Chilean Fruit Exporters Association) has released its fourth export forecast for the 2022/23 season.
Chilean cherry exports to the U.S. are expected to repeat the dynamism of the previous season, while table grapes and blueberries are expected to decrease around 7 percent in volume.