Peru plans to export 71.5 million boxes of table grapes this season, representing an 11 percent growth when compared to the previous season, according to Agraria, using figures from the Association of Producers of Table Grapes of Peru (Provid).
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 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).
With six weeks left to finish the 2022 exports campaign, Peruvian Hass avocado shipments have grown by 8 percent when compared to the previous season, according to Andina.
For the first time, grape shipments from the southern hemisphere exceeded 1.5 million tons in the 2021/22 season.
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).
While still a small industry, Peruvian pineapples are growing quickly.
Almost 50 percent of the Hass avocado hectares in Peru are at risk due to a shortage of fertilizer, Juan Carlos Paredes, the president of the Association of Hass Avocado Producers of Peru (ProHass) told Agraria.
Most people expected the growth of Peruvian vegetable exports to continue this year.
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.