Peruvian blueberry exports up 26% year-on-year, with significant growth in China

According to blueberry industry website Blueberries Consulting, Peru’s fresh blueberry exports in week 41 were at 17,256 tons, a slight decrease of 1% from week 40, however a 26% year-over-year increase compared to week 41 of the previous season.

The data show that shipments increased in almost all markets, especially in several major markets for Peruvian blueberries. The U.S. grew 24% compared to the previous season, with exports totaling 87,863 tons and 8,981 tons in week 41, an increase of more than 18% compared to the previous season. Europe increased 41% compared to the previous quarter, with exports totaling 42,443 tons and 4,901 tons in week 41, up 33% compared to the previous quarter. China increased 38% compared to the previous season, with exports totaling 25,421 tons and 2,426 tons in week 41, a significant increase of 106% compared to the previous season.

In terms of blueberry production regions, La Libertad remains the most dominant region, accounting for 50% of the total content, with 85,342 tons exported in week 41, up 25% year-on-year, followed by the Lambayeque region with 43,515 tons (+47%) and the Ica region with 12,973 tons (+35%), among others.

Peruvian organic blueberry exports also increased this season, with 1,710 tons in the 41st week, up 13% year-on-year, bringing the season’s cumulative exports to 20,900 tons.

Source: International Fruit and Vegetable Report

Post time: Nov-04-2022