Peru 2021 blueberry exports show increase of 20% Y-O-Y

According to Peru’s former Minister of Production Alfonso Velásquez Tuesta, the 2021 world blueberry exports reached US$4.759.449.000, showing an increase of 21% compared to the US$3.938.381.000 registered in 2020.

He highlighted that the main supplier of blueberries worldwide expressed in FOB value is Peru, participating with 25% of the total in 2021. This country exported this fruit for US$ 1.201.363.000, showing an increase of 20% compared to the US $1.002.975.000 achieved the previous year.

Spain follows with shipments for US$602 mln (+39%) and a 13% share; The Netherlands with US$ 564 mln (+13%) representing 12% of the total; Chile with US$ 563 mln (+7%) and concentrating 12%; the United States with US$ 306 mln (+22%) and participating with 6%; Morocco with US$303 mln (+44%) and concentrated 6%; Mexico US$246 mln (+38%) and represented 5% of the total; among others.

In terms of volume, Peru again led blueberry shipments globally, participating with 24% of the total; followed by Chile with 13% of the total and Spain with 11%.


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