ADEX: Peruvian capsicum exports would grow 6% in value at the end of the year

Published Oct 26, 2022

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Between January and July of this year, shipments of chillies and peppers abroad totaled US$118,182,000, registering a decrease of -21% compared to the US$148,659,000 reached in the same period of 2021; however, at the end of the year a positive variation of 6% would be achieved, estimated the Association of Exporters (ADEX).

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(Agraria.pe) According to the president of the Capsicum Committee of the business association, Walter Seras Pacheco, this projection would be due to the greater demand for Peruvian chillies and peppers in the last months of the year by the main markets, among which the United States stands out, and the work of the members of the chain to be more competitive. In this framework, the spokesman recalled a meeting of the group he represents in which several agenda items were discussed. "The associates detailed the bottlenecks they face in their day-to-day activities and reaffirmed their commitment to the sector," he emphasized to the weekly newsletter Peru Exporta. He explained that in order to strengthen the capacities of the producers – updating their knowledge in the field – face-to-face training is carried out; Likewise, the participation of companies in trade fairs and missions is encouraged, including Expo Antad in Mexico, Alimentaria in Spain and Expoalimentaria in Peru, which ...
Source: Agraria
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