Chilean fruit exporters report lower numbers in terms of volume and value through August 2020.
Peruvian asparagus was down the first half of 2020, and not surprisingly, it’s due to the pandemic. But COVID-19 regulations on labor are a bigger factor than any other pandemic effects.
Chilean blueberry growers expect a slightly larger crop and similar export season in 2020-21 as last season.
Mexico is seeing the state of Guanajuato emerge is a bigger player with strawberries showing the evidence.
Chile’s cherry crop grew 13 percent in the 2019-20 season, and while the U.S. is the No.2 market for exports, it’s a distant second.
Mexico’s food exports surged 4 percent above last year for the first half of 2020 despite the pandemic, and while fresh produce factors heavily, it wasn’t the top export item.
La Dona Fruit – a leading producer and exporter of fresh golden pineapples and tropical fruits in Latin America – announces the launch of a vibrant brand for its high quality, sustainably sourced avocados and limes destined for Europe and the USA.
Hazel Technologies Inc., a USDA-funded technology company delivering new solutions for fresh produce to extend shelf-life, increase sales, and fight food waste, announces a completed melon export campaign with Dan Andrews Farms, grower of premium melons since 2007.
Mexican mango exports increased 7.1 percent year to year in value, totaling $201.4 million, during the first semester of 2020, according to data from the Ministry of Agriculture.
The 2019 apple crop was the sixth largest crop in history, said the U.S. Apple Association today at the organization’s 125th Annual Crop and Outlook Marketing Conference.