OCEAN CITY, Md. — Have you ever wanted a strawberry so bright and red that your field looks like it's full of Christmas lights? Okay, maybe you haven't thought of it in those terms, but a shiny new strawberry variety promises to start your season with the characteristics growers want. “It was as if […]
During the January-October 2023 period, Chile exported 2.944.000 tons of fruits, for an FOB value of $6.850 million, (sales values are subject to adjustments by IVV1). Compared to the same period in 2022, this is a decrease in exported volume of 5,4 percent and an increase of 9 percent.
Following the record exports of Moroccan blueberries, the sharp increase in deliveries to Saudi Arabia stands out. In the current marketing campaign (the period from July to June), Morocco has doubled its exports of blueberries to the Saudi Arabian market and has become its main supplier. In the 2022/23 campaign, Morocco [...]
As recent cold weather in North America marked the end of the tall blueberry season, the North American Blueberry Council has released its annual production report. The report, presented at this fall's Blueberry Summit, presents a comprehensive overview of blueberry production in 2023, along with forecasts for 2024. [...]
“You know blueberry trends, but this year I had to throw my blueberry marketing manual, with all the trends and statistics, out the door,” says Tiaan Rossouw, CEO of Rainbow Superfood, a berry exporter. Exactly a year ago, Tiaan told FreshPlaza that he didn't know how the [...]
The supply of blueberries in North America seems good and right now there is product from Peru and Argentina. In addition to those countries, Chile is also starting with its blueberry offering. "There is approximately 30 percent less volume coming from Peru this year than last year," says Katiana Valdés, director of [...]
Currently the world leader in blueberry export growth rate is a country best known for its record rates of hyperinflation and poverty. However, this country was once very rich and had highly developed agriculture, so its potential should not be underestimated. There is a boom [...]
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