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Saturday April 04, 2020 / Week 14

The interest of the large, medium and small markets of the world take for granted the growing popularity of blueberries, a fruit that, practically universal, looks increasingly attractive among its consumers, thanks to its medicinal properties and its high nutritional content.

Faced with the growth scenario, both in production and in the demand for this item, Peru has managed to move its chips well to shape itself as one of the most important blueberry growers in the Latin American region.
Such efforts already make it an attractive investment destination, in addition to having experienced a solidification in its berry export base in a period of less than ten years.
Peru has a capacity of 8.500 hectares for the harvest of blueberries.
Until 2017 it contributed 6% of the world production of blueberries.

Its weather conditions allow it to have slightly shorter planting periods compared to other countries in the region.
The projection of harvest of Peruvian blueberries is located at 150 million kilos per year for the year 2023.

Objectives of the Tour

The technical tour of northern and southern parts of Peru, such as Trujillo, Lima - ICA, Cañete, Pisco and Lima, aims to bring to the forefront, and first hand, the processes and techniques used in the Andean nation to Develop a product with export quality.

In Trujillo, 2 high-level farms will be visited in the most important blueberry production area of ​​Peru. Different varieties and production systems will be seen. In Lima, the Hydroponics Research Center of the Universidad Agraria La Molina will be visited. In Cañete, the nursery of the international company Fall Creek will be visited and in Pisco-Ica, a farm will be visited under saline conditions.

DateActivity Location
Monday
01/10/18
Dinner and commercial talkLima
Accommodation NightLima
Tuesday
02/10/18
Lima-Trujillo air transferLima
BreakfastTrujillo
Visit Field No. 1Trujillo
Lunch Box.Trujillo
Visit Field No. 2Trujillo
Dinner and accommodationTrujillo
Wednesday
03/10/18
BreakfastTrujillo
Air transfer from Trujillo to LimaTrujillo
Visit Hydroponics Research Center Agrarian University La MolinaLima
Lunch Box.Lima
Land transfer Lima to CañeteLima
Dinner and accommodationCañete
Thursday
04/10/18
BreakfastCañete
Visit to Fall Creek Farm & Nursery nurseryCañete
Land transfer to Pisco - IcaCañete
Lunch Box.Pisco
Visit Field No. 3Pisco
Transfer to LimaPisco
Dinner and accommodationLima

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Tour photos

USD 2800

THE RATE INCLUDES

  • Accommodation in single room for 4 nights.
  • Food (3 breakfasts, 3 lunches and 4 dinners).
  • Visits to agricultural fields, nurseries and hydroponic research center.
  • Air transfer between Trujillo and Lima.
  • Land transfer between the locations of the tour.
  • Travel insurance.

Closing of sale September 21
LAST 3 COURSES!

Write us to: contact@blueberriesconsulting.com

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