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Onion/Cepea: Imported volume increases, including better quality bulbs

Fresh Onion
Argentina
Market & Price Trends
Published Feb 24, 2024

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The Rio Grande do Sul port of Porto Xavier in Brazil has seen an increase in the entry of foreign onions, especially from Argentina and Chile. These onions are of high quality, with prices reaching R$ 95.00/sc for 20 kg from Argentina and R$ 100.00/sc for 20 kg of red onions from Chile. Despite strict inspections causing delays in cargo release, the volume of onions entering Brazil is expected to rise in the coming weeks.
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In the Rio Grande do Sul port of Porto Xavier (RS), the entry of foreign onions increased during this week (19 to 23/02). Hortifruti/Cepea employees reported that the quality of onions coming from Argentina is already much higher than the first loads that arrived in the country, presenting an ideal commercial standard and with high prices (reaching R$ 95.00/sc of 20 kg). Furthermore, this week, Chile also sent bulbs to Brazil, even with higher quality than those from Argentina and with higher prices, with negotiations in the region of R$ 100.00/sc for 20 kg of red onions. The entry of cargo into the port has ...
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