In the first half of the year, Peruvian exports of fresh or refrigerated asparagus by air reached 15,421 tons, reflecting a decrease of 20 percent when compared to the same period last year, as reported by Agraria.
The main Peruvian products imported by the U.S. in the semester were grapes (35 percent share), asparagus (9 percent share), mango (8 percent share) and blueberries (5 percent share).
Peruvian Asparagus Importer’s Association (PAIA) members expect a high volume, successful asparagus season.
As the Central Mexico and Peruvian winter seasons slow down, Progressive Produce will begin opening its fields in Northern Baja, where the region's moderate coastal climate produces some of the nicest quality asparagus we see all year.
Air-conditioned grocery stores won’t save Americans from price heat on this Independence Day. Prices are up +7.9 percent over the previous week.
The Peruvian Asparagus Importers Association (PAIA) has released its 2020/2021 Fresh Asparagus Statistics, Category Trends and Demographics Report.
Consumers have been eagerly awaiting the 2021 crop of Michigan asparagus and will now be rewarded with the seasonal favorite now at their local stores.
Progressive Produce will begin shipping their strongest supply of nutritious and versatile potatoes and asparagus to shoppers across the United States and Canada.
Although overall markets are down this week vs. last, prices hit record highs, $1.10/pound. The previous record, established in 2016, saw markets cap out at $1.03/pound for this week #17.
According to the head of the Ministry of Foreign Trade and Tourism (Mincetur), Claudia Cornejo, Peru managed to maintain its global leadership in various products in 2020 despite the current pandemic.