April 16, 2014 / Week N° 16

Posts Tagged Peru

Peru demands more peaches

April 10th, 2014

Peru will need more peach planations to satisfy demand from the juice industry.

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Peruvian grape volume grows across new and old markets

March 24th, 2014

Peruvian grape exports continue to show strong growth, most notably in China.

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Peru would show ‘all its potential’ upon U.S. pomegranate market opening

March 4th, 2014

Peru’s leading pomegranate exporter discusses the season ahead, and what the industry needs to grow.

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Argentine growers cry foul over Peruvian avocado entry

March 3rd, 2014

Argentine avocado growers are not happy about a proposed entry of Peruvian volume that could “crush” them.

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Environmentally friendly scales developed for Peruvian banana industry

February 28th, 2014

Peru’s organic banana exporters will now have a new technology at their disposal to make life a little bit easier.

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Peru: new areas approved for U.S.-bound Hass avocado export

February 28th, 2014

Peru’s Senasa has set a series of new requirements for Hass avocado exports to the United States.

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Peruvian mango exports soar

February 21st, 2014

Peru’s national mango association is on track to exceeding export forecasts with a sharp rise in shipments.

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Hortifrut announces Peruvian berry subsidiary

February 18th, 2014

Hortifrut’s new division in Peru will aim to increase the company’s early-season berry presence.

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Grapes lead Peruvian fresh market growth in China

February 12th, 2014

Peru expects to surpass its export record for fruit products in the Chinese mainland and Hong Kong.

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Wide focus for Peruvian citrus in 2014

February 4th, 2014

Sergio del Castillo discusses Peru’s citrus production trends, and plans to develop markets like Africa.

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Peru waits on Brazilian citrus access

January 31st, 2014

Peruvian authorities expect to reach a mandarin export agreement with Brazil by April.

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Opinion: Mexican, Californian avocado deals under the spotlight

January 30th, 2014

Agronometrics CEO Colin Fain looks at market differences between the Mexican and U.S. avocado seasons.

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U.S.: New Jersey facility anticipates Peruvian fruit arrivals

January 28th, 2014

Mission Produce’s expanded New Jersey facility comes in response to produce trade growth from Peru.

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Peruvian citrus exports forecast for 10% increase

January 21st, 2014

New plantings and strong fruit set are some reasons behind Peru’s citrus outlook.

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Peru looks to take second spot as grape supplier in China

January 14th, 2014

Peru has big expectations as a grape provider to the Chinese market.

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Peru: Camposol plans avocado sourcing from new countries

January 13th, 2014

Four new nations are in Camposol’s sights for supplying avocados as part of a diversification scheme.

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U.S.: avocado board invests US$1M in Peruvian promotions

January 10th, 2014

The Peruvian avocado industry has made big investments in the U.S. to make its presence felt.

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Chilean growers take govt to court over Peruvian avocado entry

January 7th, 2014

Chile’s new avocado industry leader has slammed the rigor of a pest risk analysis for Peruvian imports.

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Peru set for growth in frozen lucuma exports

December 30th, 2013

Lucuma demand is growing worldwide but Peruvian growers need to make sure they can meet it.

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Peruvian grape growth could rise in 2014

December 16th, 2013

Peru’s grape production growth rate is set to be even higher in 2014, with volume rising by almost 100,000 metric tons (MT).

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Camposol exec outlines ambitious blueberry plans

December 9th, 2013

Camposol chief commercial officer Jose Antonio Gomez details what lies behind ambitions to build Peru’s biggest agri-project, in blueberries.

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Europe: year’s end brings high volume and low prices for grapes

November 28th, 2013

Brazil has European grape markets full at the moment. Chile, however, should find a more open market in 2014.

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Peru: Provid forecasts steady rise for grape exports

November 20th, 2013

Peru’s Provid has announced grape export expectations for this season, and hopes for Japanese market access by 2015.

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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 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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German retailer to raise fair trade banana money for Peruvian project

November 7th, 2013

Kaufland will collect money from fair trade bananas sold next week for a project to improve Peruvian grower livelihoods.

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Peru forms new pomegranate association

November 4th, 2013

A new pomegranate group has formed in Peru in a bid to speed up access negotiations in the U.S.

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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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Avocado prices dip on saturated European market

October 4th, 2013

South African avocado growers reported low prices as Peru remains on the European market.

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U.S.: Sun World adds grape licensees in Peru, Mexico

October 2nd, 2013

California’s Sun World will now include Peru’s Camposol and Mexico’s Grupo Alta in its grape program.

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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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The Hass Horn: the impacts of Mexican weather on U.S. avocado supply

September 26th, 2013

Avocado expert Avi Crane discusses a “rain market” that surpasses anything experienced by the industry in the past.

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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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Agreement abates Andean avocado animosity

September 20th, 2013

Chile’s Agriculture and Livestock Service (SAG) has reportedly vowed to withdraw Peruvian avocado import restrictions.

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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 and Chile clash over apple imports

September 12th, 2013

Peru has blocked entrance of Chilean apples in what has been called a move to pressure trade policy.

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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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Curry and Company looks to Chile for berry expansion

August 23rd, 2013

Curry & Company will begin sourcing berries from Chile, Argentina and Peru to achieve year-long supply.

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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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Opinion: the importance of protecting export payments

August 22nd, 2013

Lawyer Inés de Ros Casacuberta discusses the tools fruit exporters can use to protect their interests from risk.

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Peruvian papayas recommended for U.S. import approval

August 12th, 2013

APHIS has proposed conditions to allow Peruvian papayas for import into the continental United States.

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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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U.S.: PortMiami eases access for Peruvian fresh fruit

July 25th, 2013

A pilot program at PortMiami is expected to speed along the passge for Peruvian grapes and blueberries entering the U.S.

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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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Kenyan avocados struggle under pressure from Peru

July 15th, 2013

Avocado suppliers from Kenya face a tough challenge in Europe from the large and often favored Peruvian supply.

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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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The Hass Horn: July-August 2013 North American avocado supply outlook

June 28th, 2013

Avi Crane gives a rundown of upcoming avocado supply dynamics between the U.S., Mexico, Peru and Chile.


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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New potatoes offer best of Latin America, Europe

April 24th, 2013

Four potato clones from Spain are said to have good disease restistance and strong output.

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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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Latin American prickly pear snapshot

April 9th, 2013

Prickly pear production is growing in Mexico, Chile and Peru but still lacks a serious export market.

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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: Camposol sets sights on much larger avocado offering

April 4th, 2013

Peru’s Camposol is building up its avocado stock and counting on better output from its plantations.

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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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The Hass Horn: second quarter U.S. avocado supply outlook

March 14th, 2013

Avi Crane reveals his expectations for different avocado suppliers in North America this quarter.

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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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Goldenberry brings riches to Peruvian exporter

March 7th, 2013

Whether you call it a physalis, goldenberry or Inka berry, it’s bringing opportunities to a poor region of northern Peru.

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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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Shipping rates deal blow to Southern Hemisphere fruit exporters

February 28th, 2013

Southern Hemisphere fruit exporters urged shipping lines to reconsider steep rate increases that could damage competitiveness.

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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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Chile braces for easier Peruvian avocado entrance

February 19th, 2013

A Chilean avocado industry leader analyzes the implications of Peruvian access without quarantine treatment.

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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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U.S. importers report rocky start for Peruvian mango campaign

January 29th, 2013

From strikes to shipping problems, several factors have created an unstable start for Peruvian mango exports.

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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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Mango exports rise as Ecuadorian season comes to an end

January 7th, 2013

Mango volumes were up 10%, dominated by Tommy Atkins and Kent varieties.

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