Organic blueberry shipments from Chile enter peak departures

Shipments of organic blueberries from Chile are entering the week’s peak of departures, generally located in weeks 3 and 4 with a cumulative total to week 01 that already exceeds 8.900 tons. This is representing an increase of 18% compared to the exports of the 2019/20 season, maintaining a major upward trend since week 48.

This upward trend curve in organic blueberry exports has had very notable moments, such as the volume of shipments in week 50, which was 100% higher than the corresponding figure for the same week of the previous season.

During the 2019/2020 season, Chilean organic blueberries already showed a growth trend. According to information issued by the Chilean Blueberry Committee, export shipments for week 11 registered a record 15.470 tons; 16% above the volumes reached in the previous season.

In turn, in the 2019/2020 season, the North American markets were the destination of 77% of the volumes. This amounted to a growth of 11% compared to the previous season, and the European markets concentrated the remaining 23% of exports organic, meaning a growth of 41%.

Source: blueberriesconsulting.com


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