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IBO releases State of the Blueberry Industry Report

- General News
The International Blueberry Organization (IBO) is pleased to announce that its 2022 Global State of the Blueberry Industry Report is now available, providing the industry with an essential resource available to all.

Blueberries top Mexican agri-food exports so far this season

- International
During the first quarter of this year, blueberries positioned themselves as the most exported agricultural food in Mexico, producing more than 70,000 tons and representing 15 percent of Mexican berry exports.

Peru’s 2021 blueberry exports increase 20% year-over-year

- International
In 2021, worldwide blueberry exports reached $4.76 billion, reflecting an increase of 21 percent compared to the $3.94 billion registered in 2020.

Peruvian grape and blueberry exports to exceed $1 billion

- International
Peruvian agricultural exports are expected to reach $9.7 billion this year, an increase of almost 10 percent when compared to last year, according Agraria, using data from the Association of Agricultural Produces Guilds of Peru (AGAP).

USHBC increases emphasis on data and analytics

- General News
The U.S. Highbush Blueberry Council (USHBC) has announced the selection of Bytecode IO as the winning vendor for the Blueberry Industry Production and Pricing Data Collection Program.

ProduceIQ: Markets fall with August doldrums

- Analysis
August is a notoriously slow month for fresh produce. Heat, the end of summer vacation, and the lack of holidays all contribute to weakened demand.

Peruvian blueberry exports continue to grow at torrid pace

- International
From January to May 2022, Peruvian blueberry exports totaled $135 million, reflecting an increase of 114 percent compared to the $62.9 million reached in the same period last year, reported Agraria, using figures from the Foreign Trade Society of Peru (Come Peru).

Fresh Peruvian blueberry exports grew 117% in value in early 2022

- International
From January to April 2022, Peruvian exports of fresh blueberries totaled $146 million, reflecting an increase of 117 percent compared to the same period last year.

Mexican berry exports up 12%

- International
With the help of the federal government, they are requesting the opening of new markets, such as South Korea, India, and Malaysia.

National Blueberry Month kicks off with program to benefit No Kid Hungry

- General News
For National Blueberry Month, the U.S. Highbush Blueberry Council has challenged millions of devoted blueberry fans to grab a boost of blue – and give a boost to a good cause.