Peru: Consequences of El Niño for blueberry producers in Olmos

Published Jun 18, 2024

Tridge summary

Peru's favorable climate and advanced agricultural techniques position it as a strong player in agro-exports, especially for grapes, avocados, and blueberries. Pablo Ferreyros of Ingleby Farms highlights the potential for increased grape production due to varietal changes, while cautioning about avocado oversupply and low blueberry yields from El Niño. Exporters can gain a competitive edge by adhering to international certifications and ensuring low levels of contaminants in their produce. Efforts with ProHass aim to recognize top producers, and maintaining high production levels is essential to mitigate low prices. Ingleby Farms focuses on new grape varieties and high standards to remain competitive.
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Peru's conditions are optimal for agro-export due to its climate and high agricultural technique of Peruvian professionals, but according to Pablo Ferreyros, we must not lower our guard in relation to grapes, avocados and blueberries, the three crops with which They work in the company he runs, Ingleby Farms Perú-Plantaciones del Sol. Regarding grapes, he said that the recent varietal change in Peru can significantly impact an increase in production in the coming years. Regarding avocados, he referred to productions greater than demand in the next five years and confessed low productions for blueberries, especially for traditional varieties such as Biloxi or Ventura, in the 23/24 campaign, due to the El Niño phenomenon. It also announces varietal replacements. Ingleby Farms is headquartered in Denmark, but is a transnational company that operates in nine countries. Their production in Peru is mainly concentrated in two northern valleys, Motupe and Olmos, where they work with ...
Source: MXfruit
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