According to the Peruvian Association of Mango Exporters (APEM), Peru exported 29,497 tons of mango fresh from the start of the 2020/2021 mango season in week 44 (October 26) to week 51 (December 20); a volume that is 25.78% lower than the 39,739 tons shipped in the same period of the previous season (2019/2020).
In week 51 alone (December 14 to December 20), the country shipped a total of 9,847 tons of fresh mango, i.e. 24.6% less than in the same week of the previous season. Nearly 9,120 tons of that volume were shipped by sea, 461 tons by air, and 266 tons by land.
The main destination markets for the fresh mango shipped by sea are the Netherlands (32%), the United States (20%), and Canada (9%). The main destinations for the mangoes shipped by air are the Netherlands (35%), Spain (31%), and France (11%).
According to the APEM, the country shipped a total of 2,497 tons of frozen mango from week 44 to 51, i.e. 36% less than the 3,898 tons it shipped in the same period of the previous season.