AGROTRADE PERU 2023 FOCUSES ON CHERRY CULTIVATION
On September 13 at the Belmond Miraflores Park hotel in Lima, the already traditional meeting will be held Agrotrade Peru 2023, an event that will bring together prominent Chilean and Peruvian exhibitors and panelists, whose presentations will be aimed at publicizing alternatives to expand the agro-export basket and support the fruit growth of Peru.
Exhibitors from Peru and Chile will be present at this important meeting that seeks to promote the commercial exchange of new fruit varieties and technologies that allow supporting the great export potential of Peru for blueberries, vides and especially for him cherry cultivation. It will have the presence of prominent advisors, who will provide key tools for the successful management of these crops in areas with low accumulation of cold hours.
"The program includes talks on export market trends for fruit and non-traditional species in Peru, such as cherry trees and new varieties for vines and berries, designed for international markets and the opportunities offered by the diverse soil and climate conditions of the different agricultural valleys of Peru”, comments Maritrini Lapuente, Executive Director of the organizing entity, Viveros de Chile.
Agrotrade Perú 2023 will also have the participation of important leaders of the Peruvian agricultural industry such as Fernando Cillóniz, Edgar Vásquez and Gabriel Amaro.
TECHNICAL LOOK OF CHERRY
The event considers a panel dedicated especially to the analysis of the opportunities for the cultivation of cherry trees in Peru. Alberto Cortés, Technical Manager of the La Palma Nursery of the PUCV, comments that “There are early varieties that could be interesting for Peru. The most important thing is to choose the one that meets the necessary Chilling Hours and that has an adequate post-harvest period to reach the destination market”, comments the specialist, anticipating the characteristics of the most suitable varieties for the region.
The event is once again sponsored by the Association of Exporters of Peru, ADEX, ProChile Peru and the Peruvian-Chilean Chamber of Commerce, becoming once again the main meeting platform between Peruvian producers, international advisers and Chilean nurseries.
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