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ProduceIQ: Prices tested as spring crops begin

- Analysis
A massive heatwave in California and record-breaking spring snowstorms in the Northeast are fighting to spoil our Sunday afternoon naps.

Peruvian asparagus exports slowly recover from pandemic

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Peruvian asparagus participation in the European market has seen a 30 percent increase so far in 2022.

Fresh boosts Peru to a rise in asparagus exports in 2021

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In 2021, Peruvian exports of asparagus (fresh, canned and frozen) reached 177 million kilos worth $541 million, registering an increase of 4.1 percent in volume and 3.5 percent in value when compared to 170 million kilos worth $523 million shipped in 2020.

ProduceIQ: Avocados resume, berries ripe for promotion

- Analysis
If it is true that “bad news is good news and no news is bad news,” then the avocado industry is doing just fine. Last week was quite a roller coaster for Avocados from Mexico.

Giumarra adds California spring asparagus through partnership

- General News
The Giumarra Companies announces the addition of California asparagus to its 52-week asparagus program.

Peruvian produce and grain exports to the U.S. grew 58% in 5 years

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In the last five years, the demand for food in the U.S. has shown a sustained rise. This was reflected in the increase in imports, going from $53.2 billion in 2017 to $63.5 billion in 2021, reflecting a growth of 19 percent.

Peruvian fresh asparagus exports rebound in 2021

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From January to October, Peruvian fresh asparagus exports reached 107,431 tons worth $330 million, reflecting an increase of 13 percent in both volume and value compared to the same period last year.

ProduceIQ: Markets absorb chaos to achieve virtual balance

- General News
Between yet another Mexican hurricane, “Rick,” and Zuckerberg’s Metaverse, things just can’t seem to get any stranger. Here to make some sense out of the chaos, your weekly market highlights:

Peruvian produce exports exceed $2.8B in the first half of 2021

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Peruvian fruit and vegetable exports exceeded $2.8 billion from January to July 2021, a rise of 26 percent over the same period last year, according to ADEX.

Peruvian asparagus air exports decrease in 2021

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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.