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.
From the beginning of the year until mid-August (from week 1 to week 33), Peru exported 198,996 tons of citrus, representing an increase of 40 percent when compared to the 142,092 tons exported during the same period in 2019, as reported by Agraria.
Despite the challenges that the coronavirus pandemic has brought, Peru has managed to set a new fruit export record in the first five months of 2020.
Compared to the same period last year, avocado exports from Peru have increased in 15 percent in volume and 9 percent in in value.
Hazel Technologies, developer of new USDA-funded technologies to protect produce quality, announces a partnership with Fundo Los Paltos, a leading grower and exporter of mangoes from Peru since 2006.
Expanding on its extensive presence in agricultural powerhouse Peru, Oppy has recently acquired a 50% share in Agroretail, one of the foremost produce suppliers in the country.
The United States continues to be the top destination for Peruvian mango exporters with fresh taking an increasing share.
Global demand for pitahaya, also called dragon fruit, has increased during the pandemic due to the …
According to the Association of Exporters (ADEX), the coronavirus pandemic has caused a 16.6 percent decrease in Peruvian asparagus exports amounting to $75 million, in comparison to the $90 million the same time last year.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 4, 2020. The Peruvian Asparagus Importers Association (PAIA) publicizes their Peruvian Asparagus …