Veggies seeking sunshine on their vacation southward are sorely disappointed. Rain in Mexico is a challenge to quality and a smooth transition.
Naturipe, a global leader of fresh berries, is excited to share that its import blueberries from Peru are peaking early this season and in impressive volumes.
As the first shipments of blueberries are already leaving the country to non-traditional markets such as Israel and Indonesia, the Argentinean Blueberry Committee says growers are promoting its top attributes: tasty, sustainable, and responsible.
After a year hiatus due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Organic Produce Summit garnered a surprisingly hearty turnout in Monterey, CA. A fitting end to a demanding summer season.
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).
Peru plans to export 211,200 tons of fresh blueberries during the 2021-2022 season, representing an increase of 30 percent compared to the 162,459 tons shipped the previous season.
After a bountiful domestic season, California Giant Berry Farms is anticipating a high-quality, on-time start to the import season thanks to its Peruvian-grown blueberries.
A total of 2.04 million tons of fruit exports from Chile were registered from January-June 2021, totaling $4.441 billion FOB, which was 1 percent less in volume and 4 percent more in value than in the same time period of the previous year.
Once the North American blueberry season wanes, Peru’s long growing season, steady climate and greenhouse-like growing conditions will provide retailers and consumers with a trustworthy and constant volume of high-quality blueberries.
The West Coast is bracing for yet another heat wave this weekend. Embattled growers are developing creative solutions and seeking government aid to address heat related issues with summer crops.