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Sector | Special Peru

Edgar Manuel Vásquez Vela, director of CIEN – ADEX, Peru:

"The idea is to continue gaining agricultural land from the desert in the north and south of Peru"

Transit time for shipments to China reduced by 10 days

"The new port set to open next year near Lima offers promising prospects for fruit exporters"

Export estimates for South Africa’s navel oranges adjusted downward by 14.5%

Isaias Segovia Romaní, of Ingleby Farms Perú:

"White grapes are primarily exported to the U.S., where higher prices are paid for premium quality than in Europe"

“Peru’s blueberries are expected to achieve a new growth record in this 2024/2025 campaign”

César Morocho, from Frutas de Piura (Peru)

"Europe needs an entity similar to the US National Mango Board to increase consumption levels"

Luud Clerckx, from AgroFair, and Diego Balarezo, from Solidaridad:

"Supermarkets prefer to keep banana prices as low as possible to win the battle for the consumer"


Over the last ten years, banana producers in Peru have been paid satisfactory prices

Ricardo Solorzano Cadillo, from Sol de Olmos:

"Peruvian limes have 25% more juice than Mexican limes"

Omar Díaz, from Westfalia Fruit Peru:

"The Asian market is important for smaller-sized avocados"

Grape, blueberry, avocado, and mango exports stood out

In the first quarter of the year, Peruvian agricultural exports increased by 8.7%


"The area planted with licensed grape varieties far exceeds that of traditional grapes in Peru"

Florent Philippot, CEO ZGroup USA:

"Our containers serve as bridge for businesses seeking customisable and efficient cold storage options”

Gabriel Amaro, president of AGAP:

"We are not lacking optimism, because Peru is one of the most entrepreneurial countries in the world"

The award-winning company has over 17,000 employees

With operations in Peru, Mexico and Morocco, Agrovision Corp. aims to achieve year-round blueberry supply

Photo report: Fresh produce department at Metro supermarket, Lima


The arid climate provides the perfect conditions for organic banana cultivation

Sayuri Sakihama Meléndez, from PromPerú:

Peru invites hundreds of fruit importers to its country every year

Camposol seeks to expand its portfolio with new blueberry variety

Modern easy peeler varieties give a boost to Peruvian mandarin exports

Arturo Medina Castro, of ProHass, Peru

"We have already opened no fewer than 73 markets for our Hass avocados"

Ecoban, Peru

"From plastic waste to edge protectors for banana exports"

Peruvian fruit exporters are increasingly focusing their attention on China, often at the expense of Europe

FreshPlaza Special on Peru