Exotic fruit exports from Colombia totaled US $ 37.8 million in the first quarter of 2021, showing an increase of 27.5%

Published Jul 7, 2021

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The most exported fruits in that period were gulupa, cape gooseberry, granadilla, pitahaya, blueberries, tree tomato and passion fruit.

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( According to figures from the National Administrative Department of Statistics (Dane), with analysis from ProColombia, between January and April 2021, exports of exotic fruits totaled US $ 37.8 million, showing an increase of 27.5% compared to what was registered in the same period of the previous year. The 29.7% increase in purchases from Europe stands out, which amounted to US $ 32.1 million, which represented 84.9% of the total exports of these fruits. Nativa Produce The economic reopening of European Union (EU) countries such as France, Spain, Germany or the Netherlands, as well as the United Kingdom, boosted Colombian exports of exotic fruits, as corroborated by the 22% increase in sales abroad in the first quarter of 2021 of the Nativa Produce company. This Colombian firm entered the European market a decade ago with cape gooseberry, gulupa, granadilla and tamarillo, and currently exports about 40 Colombian agricultural products, in addition to Europe, Asia, ...
Source: Agraria
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