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Peru exported 7,234 MT of asparagus for $22.9 million in April 2024

Published May 25, 2024

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In April 2024, asparagus exports saw a decrease with a total of 7,234 tons valued at $22.9 million, a 13.6% drop in volume and a 22.2% decrease in value compared to April 2023. The average price per kilogram also fell by 9.9% to $3.2. The exports reached 25 destinations, with the United States being the primary one, accounting for 67.9% of the share. Other significant destinations included Spain, Germany, and Japan. Among the exporters, Kimsa Fresh E.I.R.L. led with a 7.7% share, followed by TA Export S.A.C., Green Perú S.A., Pepas Tropicales del Perú, and Danper Trujillo S.A.C.
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During April 2024, asparagus exports totaled 7,234 tons for $22.9 million, marking a reduction of 13.6% in volume and 22.2% in value compared to the same period of the previous year (8,376 tons for $29.5 million), according to FreshFruit. Likewise, this month, the average price per kilogram experienced a reduction of 9.9%, reaching $3.2. In addition, the Peruvian product reached 25 destinations, four less compared to April 2023. The United States was the main destination for asparagus exports, representing 67.9% of the share. This translated into shipments of $15.6 million and 5,392 tons, with an average price of $2.9 per kilogram. In second position, Spain, with 11.3%, represented $2.6 million and 725 tons at an average price of $3.6 per kilogram. Germany followed with 4.2%, generating $1 million with 286 tons exported at an average price of $3.4 per kilogram. Japan ranked fourth with a 4.1% share, with revenues of $900,000 and shipments of 176 tons at an average price of $5.4 ...
Source: AgroPeru
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