At the next XXIII International Seminar on Blueberries Trujillo Peru 2022, Antonio Gaete, Emilio Merino and Martín Cotos will present about the business opportunities organic production has for Peru.
In 2020, authorities of the National Agricultural Health Service of Peru (Senasa) highlighted blueberries as an emerging organic product in the Peruvian industry, participating in 13% of the country's organic exports. Two years later, after Peru became the leading exporter of fresh blueberries, its producers are not relaxing and continue to look for business opportunities.
Luis Miguel Vegas, General Manager of Proarándanos said about the 2021/2022 season production: "Last season, we calculated that around 5% of the exported fruit was organic. For this campaign, for which we estimate a 30% growth in the volume of total blueberry exports, 7% will be organic. We see that in this campaign the volume of organics is going to double and that their participation is growing more and more.”