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ProduceIQ: Rain in Mexico stresses markets as harvests transition south

- Analysis
Veggies seeking sunshine on their vacation southward are sorely disappointed. Rain in Mexico is a challenge to quality and a smooth transition.

Fortune Growers, Mexican Government partner to help small growers

- General News
Fortune Growers is a vertically integrated international company, which grows its produce in Mexico. It currently has a network of 52 independent producers who are financed, trained and supported to export their products to the North American market.

Mexican citrus exports increase 28%

- International
According to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (SADER), Mexican citrus exports increased by 28.3 percent ($912.3 million) when compared to the same time period last year ($711 million).

Mexican raspberry exports post big increase in first half of 2021

- International
According to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, Mexican raspberry exports registered a growth of 18.9 percent in the first six months of the year, maintain a positive streak.

Mexican dark store firm Merqueo raises $50 million in Series C funding

- General News
Merqueo, a full-stack delivery scale-up, landed a $50 million series C round led by IDC Ventures, Digital Bridge and IDB Invest.

Fortune Growers to deploy predictive analytics technology in vegetable supply chain

- General News
Fortune Growers, a leading broccoli producer in Mexico, and ec2ce, an agriculture technology company based in Spain, announced today their collaboration to deploy advanced predictive analytics in the broccoli sector in Mexico to improve operations by maximizing high quality products for the export market.

Mexican growers arm against cartels

- Analysis
American growers certainly face many challenges. But they can be grateful for the fact that they usually don’t have to face down organized crime.

Mexico could set tomato export record in 2021

- International
According to USDA projections, Mexican tomato exports will reach a new all-time high in 2021.

Mexican blueberry exports to the U.S. increase in 2021

- International
Mexican blueberry exports increased 57 percent year-over-year from January to April 2021 reaching sales of $313.5 million, according to data from the U.S. Department of Commerce.

Mexican tomato export value up 20% in 2020, a new record

- International
Mexico saw an increase in tomato export value of 20.6 percent in 2020 over the previous year, totaling $2.6 billion and breaking its own record.