March 28, 2015 / Week N° 13

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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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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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