December 09, 2013 / Week N° 50
December 9th, 2013
Camposol chief commercial officer Jose Antonio Gomez details what lies behind ambitions to build Peru’s biggest agri-project, in blueberries.
November 28th, 2013
Brazil has European grape markets full at the moment. Chile, however, should find a more open market in 2014.
November 20th, 2013
Peru’s Provid has announced grape export expectations for this season, and hopes for Japanese market access by 2015.
November 18th, 2013
Peru’s Lambayeque region expect free trade agreements with Turkey, Indonesia and India to benefit exporters.
November 8th, 2013
Despite frosts, Peru is on track to send its first mangoes to the U.S. and Europe.
November 7th, 2013
Kaufland will collect money from fair trade bananas sold next week for a project to improve Peruvian grower livelihoods.
November 4th, 2013
A new pomegranate group has formed in Peru in a bid to speed up access negotiations in the U.S.
October 30th, 2013
Avocado volumes and asparagus prices helped raise profitability for Peruvian exporter Camposol in the third quarter.
October 29th, 2013
Peru’s top lucuma market is Chile by far, but the Andean nation is looking to expand to new shores.
October 17th, 2013
Consultancy Maximixe expects Peru’s pomegranate production growth to be even higher in 2014.
October 14th, 2013
Peru’s exportable volume of organic bananas will be down due to the effects of red spot.
October 11th, 2013
Good flowering should set Peru up for over 10% growth in its mango exports.
October 4th, 2013
Consultancy Maximixe has released its forecast for next year’s Peruvian avocado crop.
South African avocado growers reported low prices as Peru remains on the European market.
October 2nd, 2013
California’s Sun World will now include Peru’s Camposol and Mexico’s Grupo Alta in its grape program.
October 1st, 2013
Great prices have led to a longer Peruvian Hass avocado export deal this year.
September 27th, 2013
Peru’s Promango will be increasing its offering with dried mangoes for the local and international markets.
September 26th, 2013
Avocado expert Avi Crane discusses a “rain market” that surpasses anything experienced by the industry in the past.
September 23rd, 2013
Peru’s agriculture minister hopes to work with Mexico to strengthen a complementary global avocado trade.
September 20th, 2013
Chile’s Agriculture and Livestock Service (SAG) has reportedly vowed to withdraw Peruvian avocado import restrictions.
Peru’s Alvaro Diaz hopes anti-dumping investigations against China don’t hurt a booming grape trade.
September 16th, 2013
Fruit trade tensions continue to heat up between Chile and Peru.
September 12th, 2013
A recent approval is expected to “establish a bridgehead” for Korean fruit exports to Latin America.
Peru has blocked entrance of Chilean apples in what has been called a move to pressure trade policy.
September 3rd, 2013
Peru hopes to step up its pomegranate production with six new varieties from Israel.
August 29th, 2013
Peruvian pecan growers aim to increase their cultivated area to capitalize on global opportunities.
August 28th, 2013
Despite recent rejections of contaminated paprika shipments, Peruvian growers are optimistic for U.S. fresh pepper market access.
August 23rd, 2013
Curry & Company will begin sourcing berries from Chile, Argentina and Peru to achieve year-long supply.
August 22nd, 2013
The Known-you N°1 papaya variety is under testing in Peru to fight the ringspot virus.
Lawyer Inés de Ros Casacuberta discusses the tools fruit exporters can use to protect their interests from risk.
August 12th, 2013
APHIS has proposed conditions to allow Peruvian papayas for import into the continental United States.
August 7th, 2013
Peruvian officials hope to win Japan’s favor and enter the nation’s avocado market.
August 6th, 2013
The first part of Peru’s asparagus campaign has put the nation in line to surpass 2012 exports.
July 25th, 2013
A pilot program at PortMiami is expected to speed along the passge for Peruvian grapes and blueberries entering the U.S.
July 24th, 2013
Organic banana growers in northern Peru are developing an emergency plan to tackle red spot disease.
July 15th, 2013
Avocado suppliers from Kenya face a tough challenge in Europe from the large and often favored Peruvian supply.
July 5th, 2013
Peru’s Lambayeque has enjoyed a sharp increase in passion fruit pulp exports.
A Peruvian goldenberry grower group is striving for organic certification so it can achieve direct export sales.
June 28th, 2013
A new modern greenhouse in Peru’s Ica region will allow for more timely grape plantations for the country’s growers.
Avi Crane gives a rundown of upcoming avocado supply dynamics between the U.S., Mexico, Peru and Chile.
June 25th, 2013
Peruvian strawberry exports have risen significantly this year with Germany, Belgium and Canada as the leading destinations.
June 20th, 2013
Peru’s Promango plans to import 23 mango varieties from a U.S. gemplasm to widen the industry’s production portfolio.
June 14th, 2013
An organic Peruvian banana cooperative has set itself an ambitious productivity goal.
June 7th, 2013
Successful sales for grapes are creating opportunities for other Peruvian products in Russia.
May 17th, 2013
Higher prices for Camposol’s mainstay crop raised profitability in the first quarter, with a bigger avocado deal around the corner.
May 16th, 2013
Peruvian aguaymanto fruit is finding its place as an organic export.
May 7th, 2013
Growing U.S. demand for pesticide-free pineapples could create market possibilities for Peru.
May 3rd, 2013
Peru’s Miguel Bentin tries to cool down any excessive enthusiasm over his country’s blueberry industry.
April 30th, 2013
Irrigation projects are expected to add over 100,000ha of farmland for Peruvian exports.
April 24th, 2013
Four potato clones from Spain are said to have good disease restistance and strong output.
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.
April 16th, 2013
The Peruvian blueberry season may start earlier now that University of Florida varieties have been made available.
April 9th, 2013
Prickly pear production is growing in Mexico, Chile and Peru but still lacks a serious export market.
April 8th, 2013
The Rayan cherimoya has been slated as one of the most promising varieties out of Peru.
April 4th, 2013
Peru’s Camposol is building up its avocado stock and counting on better output from its plantations.
March 27th, 2013
Peru’s mango season suffered from strikes that pulled down output.
March 20th, 2013
Peru’s ProHass has its eye on the Chilean market and growth in the U.S. and Europe.
March 18th, 2013
Peru needs expanded lúcuma cultivation if it is to keep up with growing international interest.
March 14th, 2013
Avi Crane reveals his expectations for different avocado suppliers in North America this quarter.
March 13th, 2013
Peruvian mandarin exports are expected to grow by 10% this year.
March 7th, 2013
Whether you call it a physalis, goldenberry or Inka berry, it’s bringing opportunities to a poor region of northern Peru.
March 1st, 2013
Camposol’s profits have dropped amid higher sales rates, with a significant avocado volume increase in store for 2013.
February 28th, 2013
Southern Hemisphere fruit exporters urged shipping lines to reconsider steep rate increases that could damage competitiveness.
February 26th, 2013
Peru’s Lambayeque has its eye on becoming one of Peru’s top 10 exporting regions.
February 25th, 2013
Camposol Agricom Fresh’s Sergio Torres outlines supply and trading plans for the newly formed Chilean-Peruvian partnership.
February 19th, 2013
A Chilean avocado industry leader analyzes the implications of Peruvian access without quarantine treatment.
February 18th, 2013
Juan Carlos Rivera explains the positive situation Peru’s mango industry is now in after a staggered start.
February 13th, 2013
Purity Organic has strong expectations for its first ever quality arrivals of organic Peruvian table grapes in the U.S.
February 12th, 2013
Peru expects three new agricultural products to gain access in China very soon.
February 11th, 2013
Peru hopes to build on market opportunities in Poland, Panama and South Africa.
January 31st, 2013
A Peruvian blueberry leader says the country needs higher yielding varieties with fewer cold hours.
January 29th, 2013
From strikes to shipping problems, several factors have created an unstable start for Peruvian mango exports.
January 28th, 2013
Chile’s Agricom and Peru’s Camposol hope to become a top supplier to European supermarkets.
January 25th, 2013
Peru is set to ship more mandarins this year as plantations grow in maturity.
January 23rd, 2013
Peruvian grape exporter Complejo Agroindustrial Beta will be investing aggressively over the next two years.
January 21st, 2013
Peru’s Camposol warned that rejection of increased asparagus prices could shut down production.
January 17th, 2013
The largest Peruvian organic banana cooperative expects to double exports in 2013.
January 11th, 2013
Peruvian asparagus is expected to get the green light to enter China within the next two months.
January 10th, 2013
An impressive comeback for Peru’s mango exports has been attributed to good weather.
January 7th, 2013
Mango volumes were up 10%, dominated by Tommy Atkins and Kent varieties.
January 2nd, 2013
Financial assistance and a grower-exporter registry form part of a package to keep Peruvian mango farmers on their feet.
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.
December 18th, 2012
Peru’s grape exports should continue their upward trend in 2013 thanks to new treaties and demand.
December 5th, 2012
Japan has joined Peru’s list of available avocado market destinations without cold treatment.
December 4th, 2012
Sugary lúcuma pulp is paving new business paths for the Peruvian horticultural industry.
November 30th, 2012
Gourmet Trading Company has imported the first commercial load of Peruvian blueberries in the U.S.
November 28th, 2012
Peruvian pepper exports are set to grow by 20% in 2015
November 26th, 2012
Purity Organic plans to raise its Peruvian easy peeler and asparagus programs in 2013.
November 23rd, 2012
Peru’s organic export values rose by more than volumes during the first 10 months of 2012.
November 20th, 2012
After a hard 2011-2012 season, Peruvian mango production is expected to bounce back to normal.
November 15th, 2012
We hear from South America and South Africa about the prospects and perils of the Asian grape market.
November 14th, 2012
‘New scenarios, new opportunities to do business” was the key theme at Fresh Connections Peru this week.
November 7th, 2012
Chile, Mexico, Japan and China are in the sights of Peru’s Hass avocado industry.
October 31st, 2012
Mild “El Niño” weather has hurt avocado production in Peru and dealt a blow to Camposol.
October 30th, 2012
Peru has increased granadilla and passion fruit production by 30% but has potential to grow even more.
Peru’s largest organic banana cooperative has come far since its inception in 2003, but there is still a long way to go.
October 25th, 2012
Keeping treatment pools clean and low residues on fruit, Citrosol has advanced sales dramatically in recent years.
October 23rd, 2012
Peru’s citrus industry continues to grow, bringing in US$50 million so far in 2012.
October 19th, 2012
Subtrop’s Rudolf Badenhorst says South Africa looks to be in for a good mango harvest in December.
October 17th, 2012
Chilean and Peruvian companies Decofrut and CERPER have launched an alliance.
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