Peru closed the 2022 export season with negative results, primarily due to the increase in the production in Europe, as well as the growth of the Mexican supply and the tightening of phytosanitary requirements in the U.S.
Cool weather tightens domestic supply and ups overall produce prices. For the second week in a row, a winter storm is bringing much-needed hydration to parched California, albeit while causing some temporary havoc for growers and shippers across Central and North America.
According to the National Superintendence of Customs and Tax Administration (Sunat), from January to November 6 (up to week 45) Peru’s fresh asparagus exports reached 96,083,525 kilos.
Overall industry prices are falling quickly into August and will likely continue through the month. That said, the ProduceIQ Index remains at a record high for week #31.
Despite back-to-school demand, overall produce prices are on the decline. As a result, the ProduceIQ index is continuing its downward trend for the third week. We anticipate this soft-declining trend to continue despite extreme heat that is challenging supply.
Most people expected the growth of Peruvian vegetable exports to continue this year.
The produce industry sometimes talks about automation as members of a cult talk about a long-overdue messiah. Sometimes the prospect of salvation seems equally remote.
The Peruvian Asparagus Importers Association (PAIA) has released its 2021/2022 Fresh Asparagus Statistics, Category Trends and Demographics Report.
In time for Father's Day lunch, seasonal items are filling up the produce section of your favorite retailer. But unfortunately, produce demand is soft, and the early summer weather is already sweltering.
As they do every year, consumers eagerly awaited the arrival of this season’s crop of Michigan asparagus, and though the harvest was delayed by about a week, the excitement of those awaiting its arrival did not subside.