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Peruvian lemon exports begin successfully!

Published Mar 25, 2024

Tridge summary

In January 2024, Peru experienced a notable surge in its fresh lemon exports, reaching 5,522 tons with a value of $6 million, marking a 21% increase in volume and a 37% increase in value compared to January 2023. The average price per kilogram rose to $1.16, up by 13%. The United States, Chile, and the Dominican Republic emerged as the primary markets, with the US alone accounting for over half of the exports. This growth was propelled by the efforts of more than 30 agro-exporters, with Procesadora Laran S.A.C., Sociedad Agrícola Rapel S.A.C., and Ecosac Agrícola S.A.C. leading the charge, especially in supplying the North American market.
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In the first month of 2024, fresh lemon exports had an outstanding performance compared to the same period of the previous year. Peru sent 5,522 tons of this citrus, reaching a value of $6 million, which represented an increase of 21% in volume and 37% in value, according to FreshFruit. This achievement was largely driven by the average price, which was 13% higher than in January 2023, standing at $1.16 per kilogram. Regarding the markets it reached this month, the Peruvian lemon managed to reach 11 countries, of which the three that stood out the most were the United States, with 51% participation (2,843 tons for $3 million), representing 21%. more volume and 16% more value than in 2023, as well as a drop in its average price of 4%, which brought the fruit to a price of $1.10 per kilogram in this market. For its part, the second most supplied destination was Chile, which received 18% of all shipments (803 tons per $1 million), which was 1% less in volume, but almost double in ...
Source: AgroPeru
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