The 2020-2021 Chilean fresh fruit export season ended with a total of 2,567,717 tons, reflecting a 1.2 percent increase over to the previous season, according to Ronald Bown Fernandez, the President of the Association of Fruit Exporters of Chile.
From January to September 2021, Peruvian onion exports totaled 165,598 tons worth $55 million, which is a growth of 37 percent volume and 28 percent in value when compared to the previous year
Peru expects to export 220,000-240,000 tons of fresh mangoes in the 2021/2022 season, putting it in line with the previous two, which were 237,000 tons in 2019/2020 and 217,000 tons in 2020/2021.
With the export season yet to be completed, Argentina has already doubled its fresh lemon exports to the U.S.
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.
Chile has been hit by an unprecedented drought for more than 10 years now, with the lack of rainfall leaving arid fields and a growing concern in the agricultural sector.
Panamanian banana exports grew 7.1 percent so far this year, accumulating 242,840 tons.
Peruvian avocado exports reached a new record of $949 million through July 2021, according to Roberto Sanchez, Peru’s Minister of Foreign Trade and Tourism.
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.
Peruvian table grapes exports expect a growth of 9 percent, reaching 62.5 million boxes, according to Provid’s first estimate of the 2021-2022 campaign.