Peruvian exports of exotic fruits grew in value 46.2% in 2021

Updated Feb 22, 2022
( Shipments of exotic Peruvian fruits abroad – with exquisite flavor and nutritional properties – totaled around US$ 13,400,000 last year, which meant an increase of 46.2% compared to 2020, reported the Center of Research of Economy and Global Businesses of the Association of Exporters (CIEN-ADEX). According to the report 'Exotic Fruits: Evolution of the National and World Market', the most important was passion fruit with US$6,742,000 (pulp presentations, frozen and fresh), followed by aguaymanto with US$3,701,000 (dehydrated, frozen and canned). In third place was lucuma with a total of US$1,553,000 (pulp and frozen) and in fourth place was cherimoya with US$689,000 (pulp and fresh). Others were camu camu, granadilla, aguaje, lulo, cocona, pitahaya and carambola. In 2021, a total of 125 companies exported conventional exotic fruits to 35 nations, and 26 companies shipped organic exotic fruits to 22 territories. By continent, South America was the main destination with ...
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