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Peru leads in blueberry and quinoa shipments, second in avocado and fresh asparagus

- International
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.

Peru’s fresh asparagus exports to U.S. grow in 2020

- General News
The Peruvian Asparagus Importers Association (PAIA) reports a 3% increase in volume year-over-year for 2020 imports.

Peruvian asparagus exports expected to increase by 16% in 2021

- International
Peruvian asparagus looks to rebound in 2021.

Southern Specialties expands its Mexican asparagus

- General News
Southern Specialties, a leading grower, importer, processor and distributor of asparagus is ramping up its expanded Mexican asparagus deal.

Peruvian asparagus exports fell in volume and value in 2020

- International
Asparagus exporters from Peru have many reasons to point to for exports being down last year.

ProduceIQ: Markets slide before demand bump

- Analysis
Overall market prices are lower on most commodities. Both supply and demand are less than in recent years, causing prices to plateau in the mid-range.

ProduceIQ: Hot markets during cold temps

- Analysis
Customers that didn’t build inventory going into the holidays now need to replenish quickly. In a regular year, produce markets typically fall the first week of January.

ProduceIQ: Markets quietly anticipate New Year

- Analysis
Demand varies by region depending on the level of foodservice restrictions. The high level of activity in my hometown of North Palm Beach, FL, is a direct indication that New York is struggling.

ProduceIQ: Markets stabilize, brace for new restaurant restrictions

- Analysis
Fresh produce market prices improved mid-week as expected. The post-Thanksgiving slowdown lasted the typical ten days, and prices improved after storage coolers were emptied again.

Peruvian asparagus volumes continue steadily

- General News
The Peruvian Asparagus Importers Association encourages retailers to promote Peruvian asparagus throughout December 2020 and into the New Years’ holiday.