April 20, 2015 / Week N° 17

Archive for the Peru Category

Peruvian region anticipates trade agreements with India, Turkey

November 18th, 2013

Peru’s Lambayeque region expect free trade agreements with Turkey, Indonesia and India to benefit exporters.

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Peru: Camposol announces fresh board resignation

November 12th, 2013

A second director of Peruvian produce exporter Camposol has resigned from the board in the space of a week.

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Peru prepares for season’s first mango exports

November 8th, 2013

Despite frosts, Peru is on track to send its first mangoes to the U.S. and Europe.

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Peru: Camposol earnings more than triple in Q3

October 30th, 2013

Avocado volumes and asparagus prices helped raise profitability for Peruvian exporter Camposol in the third quarter.

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Peru prepares for larger lucuma season

October 29th, 2013

Peru’s top lucuma market is Chile by far, but the Andean nation is looking to expand to new shores.

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Peruvian pomegranate production set to jump again

October 17th, 2013

Consultancy Maximixe expects Peru’s pomegranate production growth to be even higher in 2014.

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Red spot impacts Peruvian organic banana volume

October 14th, 2013

Peru’s exportable volume of organic bananas will be down due to the effects of red spot.

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Peru on track for higher mango exports

October 11th, 2013

Good flowering should set Peru up for over 10% growth in its mango exports.

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Peruvian avocado production to grow in 2014

October 4th, 2013

Consultancy Maximixe has released its forecast for next year’s Peruvian avocado crop.

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Peru extends avocado season by two weeks

October 1st, 2013

Great prices have led to a longer Peruvian Hass avocado export deal this year.

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Peru prepares dried mangoes for export

September 27th, 2013

Peru’s Promango will be increasing its offering with dried mangoes for the local and international markets.

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Good markets, tough weather for Peruvian grape exporters

September 26th, 2013

Confidence has ranged from high to shaky over the outlook for Peruvian grape exports this coming season.

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Peru and Mexico to discuss joint avocado marketing efforts

September 23rd, 2013

Peru’s agriculture minister hopes to work with Mexico to strengthen a complementary global avocado trade.

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Growth continues for Peruvian grapes despite roadblocks

September 20th, 2013

Peru’s Alvaro Diaz hopes anti-dumping investigations against China don’t hurt a booming grape trade.

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Peru threatens WTO action over Chilean avocado requirements

September 16th, 2013

Fruit trade tensions continue to heat up between Chile and Peru.

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Peru grants approval for Korea pear and pepper imports

September 12th, 2013

A recent approval is expected to “establish a bridgehead” for Korean fruit exports to Latin America.

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Peru to produce six new pomegranate varieties

September 3rd, 2013

Peru hopes to step up its pomegranate production with six new varieties from Israel.

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Peru to raise pecan nut production

August 29th, 2013

Peruvian pecan growers aim to increase their cultivated area to capitalize on global opportunities.

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Peru expects U.S. pepper market access

August 28th, 2013

Despite recent rejections of contaminated paprika shipments, Peruvian growers are optimistic for U.S. fresh pepper market access.

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Peru explores Asian papaya variety for disease resistance

August 22nd, 2013

The Known-you N°1 papaya variety is under testing in Peru to fight the ringspot virus.

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Peru keeps high hopes for Japanese avocado market

August 7th, 2013

Peruvian officials hope to win Japan’s favor and enter the nation’s avocado market.

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Peru on track to maintain asparagus exports

August 6th, 2013

The first part of Peru’s asparagus campaign has put the nation in line to surpass 2012 exports.

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Red spot takes toll on Peruvian banana exports

July 24th, 2013

Organic banana growers in northern Peru are developing an emergency plan to tackle red spot disease.

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Oceania attracts Peruvian passion fruit

July 5th, 2013

Peru’s Lambayeque has enjoyed a sharp increase in passion fruit pulp exports.

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Goldenberry co-op formed in northern Peru

July 5th, 2013

A Peruvian goldenberry grower group is striving for organic certification so it can achieve direct export sales.

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Grape nursery launches air-conditioned greenhouse in Peru

June 28th, 2013

A new modern greenhouse in Peru’s Ica region will allow for more timely grape plantations for the country’s growers.

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Peruvian strawberry exports double

June 25th, 2013

Peruvian strawberry exports have risen significantly this year with Germany, Belgium and Canada as the leading destinations.

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Peru may harness new mango varieties

June 20th, 2013

Peru’s Promango plans to import 23 mango varieties from a U.S. gemplasm to widen the industry’s production portfolio.

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Peru: CEPIBO plans to raise banana yields by 50%

June 14th, 2013

An organic Peruvian banana cooperative has set itself an ambitious productivity goal.

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Peru looks to build produce potential in Russia

June 7th, 2013

Successful sales for grapes are creating opportunities for other Peruvian products in Russia.

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Peru: mangoes and asparagus bolster Camposol’s Q1 results

May 17th, 2013

Higher prices for Camposol’s mainstay crop raised profitability in the first quarter, with a bigger avocado deal around the corner.

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Peruvian company taps into native, organic fruit production

May 16th, 2013

Peruvian aguaymanto fruit is finding its place as an organic export.

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Peruvian growers encouraged to invest in organic pineapples

May 7th, 2013

Growing U.S. demand for pesticide-free pineapples could create market possibilities for Peru.

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Geography to play key role in Peru’s blueberry sector

May 3rd, 2013

Peru’s Miguel Bentin tries to cool down any excessive enthusiasm over his country’s blueberry industry.

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Peru to dedicate more farmland to exports

April 30th, 2013

Irrigation projects are expected to add over 100,000ha of farmland for Peruvian exports.

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Peru: new technique for organic banana production

April 23rd, 2013

A new technique will be released at the end of the year in Peru to produce organic banana plants at a low cost.

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Sunnyridge blueberry varieties now available in Peru

April 16th, 2013

The Peruvian blueberry season may start earlier now that University of Florida varieties have been made available.

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Peruvian cherimoya variety holds market promise

April 8th, 2013

The Rayan cherimoya has been slated as one of the most promising varieties out of Peru.

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Peru comes up just short of mango forecast

March 27th, 2013

Peru’s mango season suffered from strikes that pulled down output.

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Aiming high for Peruvian avocados in 2013

March 20th, 2013

Peru’s ProHass has its eye on the Chilean market and growth in the U.S. and Europe.

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Peruvian lúcuma exports to grow by at least 60% in 2013

March 18th, 2013

Peru needs expanded lúcuma cultivation if it is to keep up with growing international interest.

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Steady growth to continue for Peruvian mandarins in 2013

March 13th, 2013

Peruvian mandarin exports are expected to grow by 10% this year.

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Peru: Camposol profitability slumps in Q4

March 1st, 2013

Camposol’s profits have dropped amid higher sales rates, with a significant avocado volume increase in store for 2013.

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Peruvian region looks to grow fruit export sector

February 26th, 2013

Peru’s Lambayeque has its eye on becoming one of Peru’s top 10 exporting regions.

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Alliance a “plus for sales rates”, says Camposol Agricom Fresh

February 25th, 2013

Camposol Agricom Fresh’s Sergio Torres outlines supply and trading plans for the newly formed Chilean-Peruvian partnership.

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Fresh fruit export growth drives Peruvian agricultural trade surplus

February 21st, 2013

Peru’s produce exports forged ahead in 2012 for grapes, asparagus, mandarins and bananas.

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Peruvian mangoes dominate markets

February 18th, 2013

Juan Carlos Rivera explains the positive situation Peru’s mango industry is now in after a staggered start.

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Organic Peruvian grapes hit U.S. shores

February 13th, 2013

Purity Organic has strong expectations for its first ever quality arrivals of organic Peruvian table grapes in the U.S.

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Peru anticipates Chinese opening for avocados, lucuma, quinoa

February 12th, 2013

Peru expects three new agricultural products to gain access in China very soon.

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Peru eyes new markets for fruits and vegetables

February 11th, 2013

Peru hopes to build on market opportunities in Poland, Panama and South Africa.

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Peru needs higher yielding blueberries, says Beltrán

January 31st, 2013

A Peruvian blueberry leader says the country needs higher yielding varieties with fewer cold hours.

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Peruvian and Chilean companies come together to serve European market

January 28th, 2013

Chile’s Agricom and Peru’s Camposol hope to become a top supplier to European supermarkets.

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Peruvian citrus exports to rise 10% in 2013

January 25th, 2013

Peru is set to ship more mandarins this year as plantations grow in maturity.

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Peru: Complejo Agroindustrial Beta aims for top grape spot

January 23rd, 2013

Peruvian grape exporter Complejo Agroindustrial Beta will be investing aggressively over the next two years.

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Peru: Camposol forced to raise asparagus prices by 30%

January 21st, 2013

Peru’s Camposol warned that rejection of increased asparagus prices could shut down production.

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Organic pesticides boost Peruvian banana performance

January 17th, 2013

The largest Peruvian organic banana cooperative expects to double exports in 2013.

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Peruvian asparagus soon to enter competitive Chinese market

January 11th, 2013

Peruvian asparagus is expected to get the green light to enter China within the next two months.

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Peru reports almost 300% growth in mango exports

January 10th, 2013

An impressive comeback for Peru’s mango exports has been attributed to good weather.

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Peruvian mango harvest strike lifted

January 2nd, 2013

Financial assistance and a grower-exporter registry form part of a package to keep Peruvian mango farmers on their feet.

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Pest alert system sounded for northern Peruvian growers

December 31st, 2012

Authorities in northern Peru want to help growers avoid losses through new pest and disease alert technology.

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Dismal prices force Peruvian farmers to suspend mango sales

December 26th, 2012

With mango prices threatening to fall as low as US$0.39 per 20kg box, Peruvian farmers are struggling to stay afloat.

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Peru enjoying favorable climate for grape exports

December 18th, 2012

Peru’s grape exports should continue their upward trend in 2013 thanks to new treaties and demand.

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Peruvian blueberries make first U.S. commercial shipment

November 30th, 2012

Gourmet Trading Company has imported the first commercial load of Peruvian blueberries in the U.S.

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Peruvian peppers, so hot right now

November 28th, 2012

Peruvian pepper exports are set to grow by 20% in 2015

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More peaks than troughs for Purity Organic

November 26th, 2012

Purity Organic plans to raise its Peruvian easy peeler and asparagus programs in 2013.

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Peruvian banana export sales jump 28%

November 23rd, 2012

Peru’s organic export values rose by more than volumes during the first 10 months of 2012.

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Peruvian mangoes back on track for coming season

November 20th, 2012

After a hard 2011-2012 season, Peruvian mango production is expected to bounce back to normal.

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Fresh Connections Peru brings in record attendance

November 14th, 2012

‘New scenarios, new opportunities to do business” was the key theme at Fresh Connections Peru this week.

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Peru pushes for new avocado markets

November 7th, 2012

Chile, Mexico, Japan and China are in the sights of Peru’s Hass avocado industry.

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Peru: big sales drop for Camposol in Q3

October 31st, 2012

Mild “El Niño” weather has hurt avocado production in Peru and dealt a blow to Camposol.

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Peru increases granadilla and passion fruit production by 30%

October 30th, 2012

Peru has increased granadilla and passion fruit production by 30% but has potential to grow even more.

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‘We can’t just focus on trade’, says Peruvian banana leader

October 30th, 2012

Peru’s largest organic banana cooperative has come far since its inception in 2003, but there is still a long way to go.

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Peruvian mandarin exports up by a third

October 23rd, 2012

Peru’s citrus industry continues to grow, bringing in US$50 million so far in 2012.

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New quality control service begins operation in Peru

October 17th, 2012

Chilean and Peruvian companies Decofrut and CERPER have launched an alliance.

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Peruvian blueberry growth ‘not just about supply windows’

October 15th, 2012

Peru’s blueberry industry has passed important stages of development but now needs to rise to the next level.

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Verfrut launches Peruvian grape project to widen export window

October 11th, 2012

Chilean exporter Verfrut aims to make the most of northern Peru’s ideal weather for grape production.

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Peru sees Camu-camu exports soar thanks to U.S. demand

October 5th, 2012

Peru’s Camu-camu exports have increased thanks to a growing appetite for dry extracts of the fruit.

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Peruvian avocado production to rise 16.5% in 2012

September 25th, 2012

Peruvian avocado export values rose significantly this year despite a fall in the average price.

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Peru: bananas register top growth rate in first seven months of 2012

September 14th, 2012

Banana, grape and avocado exports have had the highest growth rates in the Peruvian fruit industry this year.

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Peruvian mango industry ‘optimistic’ for upcoming export deal

September 12th, 2012

The Peruvian mango industry has forecast a sharp uptick in shipments for the 2012-13 season.

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Peru to lead South American grape export jump in 2012-13

September 10th, 2012

Peru is expected to increase its overseas grape shipments by a fifth this season.

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Peruvian blueberry growers prove small is beautiful

August 27th, 2012

Chilean José Francisco Unzueta talks about why Peru’s blueberry industry is flourishing.

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Peru forecasts Canada-bound ag export growth spurt

August 23rd, 2012

Canada’s demand for high quality and value added products has worked in favor of Peruvian horticulturalists.

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Peru’s buoyant cherimoya industry developing new export avenues

August 22nd, 2012

Peru’s cherimoya pulp exports have skyrocketed but fruit is still going to waste on local farms.

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Peruvian grape exports hit record in 2011-12

August 16th, 2012

Higher yields and good prices helped Peru reach a grape export record during the 2011-12 campaign.

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Peru: Camposol sales rise in H1 despite lower volumes

August 16th, 2012

Strong sales in core and emerging products bolstered Camposol revenues in the first half.

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El Niño delays Peru’s mango flowering

August 13th, 2012

Slightly higher temperatures have led to later flowering for Peru’s mango crop.

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Peru poised to explore new mandarin markets

July 30th, 2012

Sergio del Castillo explains why Peru’s mandarins have become such a runaway success.

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Peru’s mandarin and organic banana exports rise in H1

July 26th, 2012

Good prices have helped drive growth for Peruvian mandarins and organic bananas this year.

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Peruvian president scores ag minister hat trick

July 25th, 2012

Peruvian president Ollanta Humala has appointed the third agricultural minister of his first term in office.

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Challenging full season U.S. debut for Peruvian avocados

July 23rd, 2012

The industry is hopeful Peru can convert U.S. consumers to its large avocados.

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Peru’s agri-exports set to strengthen over next decade

July 18th, 2012

Peru is expected to increase the amount of land devoted to agriculture by 35% in the next 10 years.

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Peru’s citrus exports set to climb this season

July 16th, 2012

Peru is on schedule to exceed last year’s citrus exports by 3.8%.

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Peru secures most buyers for 2012-13 mango campaign

July 10th, 2012

Peru has locked in the majority of its forthcoming mango shipments in Europe and the U.S.

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Frozen mango export values climb for northern Peruvian region

July 9th, 2012

Export volumes may have dipped but Lambayeque’s frozen mango returns have improved.

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Peru increases grape farmland by 20%

June 29th, 2012

Peru is devoting more farmland to table grapes in line with a 20% predicted growth in shipments.

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Avocado shipment slump from key Peruvian region

June 27th, 2012

Avocado exports from a Peruvian region have dropped by nearly a quarter for the first four months of 2012.

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El Niño could drive down Peruvian fruit production in late 2012

June 26th, 2012

Peru’s agricultural union has warned production cuts are likely in summer due to weather phenomenon El Niño.

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Three new berry zones slated for Peru

June 22nd, 2012

Peruvian fruit exporter Talsa has announced plans for new berry plantations.

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U.S. company excited for ‘historic’ Peruvian organic avocado imports

June 21st, 2012

Purity Organic Produce is upbeat about its upcoming organic Peruvian avocado deal, with Mexican supply limited.

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Peruvian grape production to more than double in 2013

June 18th, 2012

Peru’s grape industry has witnessed impressive growth over a short period of time, according to a USDA report.

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Peru to tempt U.S. with avocado media blitz

June 14th, 2012

Peru is making the most of its culinary delights to boost consumption of its avocados in the U.S.

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Agri-exports pulling Peruvians out of poverty, study shows

June 6th, 2012

If Peru’s agricultural growth rate continues the sector could create 400,000 new direct jobs in a decade.

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India gives green light to Peruvian asparagus, avocados

May 31st, 2012

Peru will now have a new outlet for its avocado and asparagus production following Indian market entry approval.

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Peru to double cherimoya exports next year

May 25th, 2012

Peru aims to expand its cherimoya shipments next year and is working on access issues for a new Asian market.

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Peru sets ambitious ag export growth goals

May 24th, 2012

Peru’s agricultural minister has announced the country’s goal to increase agricultural exports by 20% a year.

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Peru to increase mango planting area in 2012

May 23rd, 2012

Peru will increase its mango crop surface area this year, but this is not expected to equate to higher exports.

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Peru could increase grape plantings by 25%

May 16th, 2012

Better crop management effiency means Peru is capable of increasing grape plantations by a quarter.

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Cocaine camouflaged as bananas seized by Peruvian officials

May 9th, 2012

Peruvian agents have intercepted two metric tonnes of cocaine in banana boxes bound for Belgium.

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Peruvian president’s Asian trip set to open fruit export doors

May 8th, 2012

Peruvian president Ollanta Humala’s visit to Asia this week is expected to broaden the country’s exports.

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Peru’s hot weather could hit next year’s mango harvest

May 7th, 2012

Peruvian growers are hoping the weather will turn chillier enabling mango plants to flower.

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Northern Peruvian blockades come to a close

April 30th, 2012

Blockades in Paita have stopped, but fishing workers still have more demands to be addressed in a May meeting.

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Blockades draw northern Peruvian port to a standstill

April 27th, 2012

One Peruvian mango processor has lost US$10,000 this week due to a fishing industry blockade in Paita.

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Sharp rise for Peruvian grape exports in early 2012

April 26th, 2012

Peru is expected to have shipped 124,000MT of grapes between October 2011 and April 2012.

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Peru lacks expertise to handle irrigation growth

April 24th, 2012

NaanDan Jain Peru technical chief Cesar Montoya says his country needs more skilled labor to handle farming growth.

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Peruvian banana exports rise in Q1

April 20th, 2012

Peruvian organic banana exports showed strong growth over the first three months of 2012.

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Peru: Camposol workers announce strike

April 16th, 2012

The workers’ union of Peru’s largest horticultural exporter has called for a general strike in May.

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Sun World appoints ADR as first Peruvian licensee

April 11th, 2012

Sun World has added a Peruvian company to its extensive global network of grape licensees.

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Peruvian mandarin harvest kicks off

April 2nd, 2012

A Dutch importer is upbeat about mandarin markets for Peru and South Africa despite last year’s Argentine ‘disaster’.

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Peru expects South Korea exports to double

March 30th, 2012

Peru has set its sights on wooing South Korea with more processed products including fruit.

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Peruvian labor law proposals could put seasonal fruit exports at risk

March 26th, 2012

Proposed changes to Peru’s labor laws are a cause for concern for avocado, mango and grape exporters.

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Fungi to hit Peruvian mango and lemon production in 2013

March 23rd, 2012

Peru’s mango industry is having a tough run with mold problems expected to impact the 2013 crop.

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Peruvian banana district seeks funds in the wake of floods

March 19th, 2012

A decision to discharge water from a dam in northern Peru has had serious ramifications for some banana growers.

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Peruvian mango exports exceed expectations despite rains

March 16th, 2012

Peru’s mango exporters have defied negative forecasts after rains last month.

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Peru’s table grape shipments climb but prices stay flat

March 13th, 2012

Peru table grape industry is pleased with growing shipments but disappointed with this season’s prices.

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Opinion: the need for a better agricultural strategy in Peru

March 12th, 2012

Peruvian Agri Institute director Juan José Gal’Lino discusses national strategy and the mistake of aspirational imitation.

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Peru continues to expand arable land for avocados and citrus

March 12th, 2012

Peru’s steady climb of arable land for fruit growing continues, with a 10% rise estimated this year.

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The Peruvian organic banana advantage

March 2nd, 2012

Fruit consultant Odilo Duarte tells how Peru’s conditions are just right for organic banana farming.

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Peru artichoke exports continue to climb strongly in 2012

February 27th, 2012

Peru’s artichoke exports are predicted to be strong in 2012, especially in the wake of a difficult Spanish season.

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Peru’s Cavendish Valery bananas boost exports

February 24th, 2012

Peru’s bananas prove an export hit in The Netherlands recording a 36% increase in shipments.

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The blueberry paths ahead for Peru and Mexico

February 21st, 2012

The incipient blueberry industries of Peru and Mexico have great potential, but will need the best expertise to get off the ground.

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Heavy rains set to cut back Peruvian mango exports

February 13th, 2012

Peru was already expecting lower mango export volumes, but recent rains have cut expectations again.

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Peru could ‘easily double’ U.S. avocado volumes in 2012, says expert

February 13th, 2012

A Peruvian professor says the country should hold the trigger on U.S. avocado exports until June to get better prices.

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Irrigation megaproject could bolster Peru’s exports by US$2B annually

February 9th, 2012

It is hoped a new Peruvian irrigation project will create half a million agricultural jobs.

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Opinion: the food industry paradox between the U.S. and Peru

February 9th, 2012

Peruvian Agri Institute president Mario Salazar discusses obesity, food waste and inspiration from Trader Joe’s.

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Peru’s processed asparagus exports soar in 2011

February 7th, 2012

A growing international appetite for asparagus has helped Peru bolster its shipments of the frozen and processed vegetable.

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Peruvian grape exports to rise 24% in 2012

February 6th, 2012

Peruvian consultant Maximixe says the country’s grape exports are set to rise again this year.

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Peruvian frozen strawberry exporter could double shipments in 2012

February 1st, 2012

Peruvian frozen strawberry exporter Agroworld is bullish on market opportunities for the next season.

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Peruvian Agri Institute forecasts bright pomegranate future

January 17th, 2012

Peru’s pomegranate industry is looking to widen its supply window.

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Peruvian avocado exports to jump by 30% in 2012

January 12th, 2012

Peru’s avocado export volumes are set to rise significantly in 2012, with a marginal increase in total shipment value.

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Peru tackling local mango issues to bolster presence in Asia, U.S.

January 11th, 2012

Peruvian mango growers need better coordination to succeed in Asia and increase U.S. access size requirements.

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Peru’s fruit pulp exports set to grow by nearly a third

January 6th, 2012

Growing demand for exotic fruit pulp from key European countries will help Peru expand exports this year.

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Peru may export first blueberries in September, says govt agency

January 5th, 2012

The Peruvian government is hopeful a small shipment of blueberries will be exported in September.

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Peru sends first mangoes to Japan for the season

December 28th, 2011

Peru’s weekly mango exports have more than tripled since the start of December.

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Peru’s organic exports double over four years

December 27th, 2011

Peru’s organic exports have skyrocketed as the country continues to look for new markets.

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Peruvian exporters urge govt to engage in India FTA talks

December 22nd, 2011

Peruvian exporters want greater access to India as developed markets continue to falter.

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Strong alternative markets offset Peru’s falling U.S. asparagus sales

December 21st, 2011

Peru has maintained its level of asparagus exports despite a decrease in sales to the U.S.

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Peruvian exporters oppose farm labor law changes

December 20th, 2011

The Peruvian Government has proposed significant labor law changes that will raise costs for growers.

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Peru develops avocado cultivar that bears fruit in adverse conditions

December 16th, 2011

Peru plans to modify key Hass varieties to help smaller producers meet international export standards.

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Peru expects three mango plant approvals for U.S. export this week

December 15th, 2011

Peru’s mango season may have had a slow start, but several plants have been approved for U.S. export recently.

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Peru’s new ag minister backs innovation for farmers

December 14th, 2011

Peru’s new agriculture minister has pledged to support farmers in developing entrepreneurial skills.

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Two detained in Peruvian asparagus cocaine seizure

December 12th, 2011

Peruvian police have arrested two Colombians for plans to send cocaine to Spain in cans of asparagus.

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Peruvian mango exports 95% lower in last 4 weeks

December 8th, 2011

Statistics released by Peruvian consultancy Inform@cción show the extent of mango season delays.

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Peru beats Mexico on dried mango export returns

November 29th, 2011

Peruvian dried mangoes are getting high prices because of their processing methods and taste.

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Peru’s Andes have perfect cherry conditions, claims expert

November 28th, 2011

Peru has the possibility of extending the Southern Hemisphere cherry season and producing the fruit on a grand scale.

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Peru has its sights set on blueberry exports

November 23rd, 2011

Peru expects to export its first blueberries in September next year and has ambitious plans to grow more.

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Peru to grow organic fruit on highland terraces

November 22nd, 2011

Peru is looking back to pre-Inca times to make the most of its highland terraces to cultivate organic fruit.

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Peru’s exotic fruit ripe for export growth

November 17th, 2011

German importer Kölla Hamburg has said Peru’s exotic fruits offer great export potential.

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Peru’s lúcuma producers claim govt is delaying exports

November 16th, 2011

The Prolúcuma president has called on the Peruvian government to develop a coherent national cultivation strategy to help exports.

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Corn producers slam Peruvian GM bill

November 15th, 2011

Corn producers describe the Peruvian government’s moratorium on GM crops as ill-informed.

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Peru’s mangos exports predicted to nearly halve

November 14th, 2011

Peru is predicting low mango exports, with good quality despite potentially smaller sizes.

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Peru ramping up grape exports to Vietnam

November 11th, 2011

Peru is strengthening its trade links with Vietnam and hopes to export tangerines and mangoes.

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Peru records artichoke export spike

November 4th, 2011

Peru artichoke shipments have risen significantly, driven by demand growth in the U.S. and Spain.

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Peruvian watermelon exports rise 47.5%

November 1st, 2011

Peru’s watermelon exports continue to grow on the back of strong European demand.

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Peru’s mandarin exports jump 20% in value

October 25th, 2011

Peru has increased the value of its mandarin exports to US$37.4 million

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Peruvian authorities recall toxic pesticides

October 18th, 2011

The Peruvian Government has banned pesticides containing toxins harmful to the environment and farm laborers.

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Peru sees 43% growth in E.U. food and drink exports

October 17th, 2011

Peru’s food exports to the E.U. continue to soar with growth of 43% this year.

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Peru’s August avocado exports hit $US22M

October 14th, 2011

Avocadoes and artichokes contributed to Peru’s 35% increase in agricultural exports.

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Peruvian banana industry sees Cavendish spike

October 13th, 2011

Peru’s Cavendish banana exports rose during the first half of 2011, with the Netherlands as the largest buyer.

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Peru: Camposol makes big board change

October 13th, 2011

Camposol’s chairman has taken over the chief executive role from Fabio Matarazzo di Licosa.

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Peruvian camu camu exports jump in 2011

October 11th, 2011

Peruvian exports of Amazonian fruit camu camu have skyrocketed this season.

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Peruvian grape exports increase exponentially

October 11th, 2011

Peruvian grape exports have grown at an average of 40% in recent years.

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Peruvian asparagus exports drop in September

October 7th, 2011

Peruvian asparagus shipments dropped significantly in the four weeks to Sep. 30.

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Canada to cut U.S. organic import dependence, Peru could benefit

October 6th, 2011

Peru’s exotic fruit could be key to tapping into Canada’s lucrative organic import market.

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Peru to pack new citrus punch, says industry body

October 4th, 2011

Peru’s Minneolas have been star performers in the citrus but the industry is not content to rest on its laurels.

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Peru squeezes 20.6% citrus export growth

September 23rd, 2011

Peru’s mandarin and lemon exports rose significantly in the year to August but orange shipments were down.

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Peru: growing interest in exotic fruit ‘sanky’

September 20th, 2011

Peruvian growers are looking to export exotic fruit ‘sanky’ based on its high vitamin C and antioxidant levels.

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Peru: Camposol to become fresh produce multinational

September 19th, 2011

Peruvian fresh produce company Camposol has plans to become a US$500 million multinational in the coming years.

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Peru to triple pecan nut plantations in 2012

September 16th, 2011

The Peruvian pecan nut industry is set to grow its plantation area by 333% in 2012.

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Peru cherimoya productivity up 55%

September 15th, 2011

A Peruvian cherimoya initiative could help growers overcome U.S. and European phytosanitary barriers.

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Peru reaps rewards of defying conventions, says expert

September 9th, 2011

Peruvian fruit industry expert Fernando Cilloniz gives a rundown on the country’s advantages and challenges.

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Peru: exchange rates push up costs by 26.3%

September 6th, 2011

Exchange rate falls have pushed up Peru’s export costs by 26.3% over the last three years.

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The promise and priorities of Peruvian horticulture

September 1st, 2011

Asparagus, blueberry windows, pre-sliced mangoes and premium grapes were some of the hot topics at the inaugural Fresh Connections Peru.

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Peru releases 2011-12 mango forecast

August 30th, 2011

A mango oversupply in previous seasons has led Peruvian growers to forecast lower production in 2011-12, with a higher incidence of malnourished fields too.

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First Peruvian avocado arrivals confirmed in the U.S.

August 29th, 2011

The first arrivals of Peruvian avocaodes in the U.S. have been officially confirmed.

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Peru’s mango exports grow 57.5% in H1

August 26th, 2011

Maximixe figures show Peru’s mango exports rose to US$141.4 million in the first half of 2011.

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Peru plans to become world leader in capsicum exports

August 25th, 2011

Peru could become a world leader in capsicum exports if it can gain access to the U.S. market.

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Peru’s fruit pulp exports have tripled in H1

August 24th, 2011

Peru’s fruit pulp exports have more than tripled year-on-year to US$6.8 million in the first half of 2011.

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Peruvian president vows to provide foreign investment guarantees

August 23rd, 2011

Peruvian President Ollanta Humala has declared the country will be able to continue on its path of economic development, include all citizens and respect its trade agreements.

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US$300M investment touted for Peruvian port development

August 22nd, 2011

A new Peruvian port in Lambayeque could cut freight costs and delivery times.

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Peru’s ag exports up 36% in H1

August 15th, 2011

Avocadoes, asparagus, grapes, mangoes and coffee helped drive a dramatic rise in Peruvian agricultural exports in the first half.

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U.S. relaxes fumigation protocols for Peruvian asparagus

August 12th, 2011

Potential fumigation time for Peruvian asparagus has been reduced by 1.5 hours in the U.S.

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Peru’s organic food exports rise 50%

August 5th, 2011

Peru’s organic food exports rose 50% year-on-year during the first five months of this year.

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Peru: Camposol expects U.S. avocado shipments soon

August 4th, 2011

Peru’s biggest horticultural company Camposol expects to export avocadoes to the U.S. very soon.

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Fresh Connections to harness Peruvian potential

August 1st, 2011

The Produce Marketing Association (PMA) will host Fresh Connections 2011

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Peru records 188% South Korea ag export growth

July 28th, 2011

Peru’s agricultural exports to South Korea have risen significantly, leading up to an FTA which takes effect in August.

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New Peruvian president takes power today

July 28th, 2011

Peru’s new cabinet is expected to maintain the country’s growth path, but doubts remain with the president.

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Peru’s lucuma pulp exports rise 190%

July 26th, 2011

Peru’s eggfruit exports have risen dramatically this year.

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U.S. makes Peruvian avocado entry without cold treatment official

July 25th, 2011

Peru’s avocado supply could triple in the next five years, following official approval for U.S. entry without cold treatment.

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Peru propels pomegranate push

July 22nd, 2011

Peru’s pomegranate exports rose 198.6% year-on-year during the first five months of 2011.

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