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Procitrus: Peruvian exports of Tahiti lemon will continue to grow

Fresh Lemon
Fruits
Peru
Market & Price Trends
Published Mar 1, 2024

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Peru's Tahiti lemon exports have shown significant growth in 2023, reaching nearly 30,000 tons, according to the Association of Citrus Producers of Peru (Procitrus). The majority of these exports are shipped to the United States, Chile, Canada, and England. With around 800 hectares of Tahiti lemon plantations in Peru, new ones are expected to start production next year. The fruit is primarily produced in the regions of Piura, Lambayeque, La Libertad, Lima, Ica, Pasco and San Martín.
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(Agraria.pe) In 2023, Peruvian exports of Tahiti lemon reached close to 30 thousand tons, being one of the few citrus fruits that showed interesting growth compared to the previous year. This was indicated by the general manager of the Association of Citrus Producers of Peru (Procitrus), Sergio del Castillo Valderrama, who pointed out that this year shipments of this product from Peru are expected to continue growing. “We are in the high lemon harvest and export season. There is a lot of lemon, the markets are crowded, now we are shipping subtle lemon and tahiti, mainly to the United States, Chile, Canada, England, among others," he said. He added that in our country there are around 800 hectares of Tahiti lemon, since in the last 2 or 3 years this variety has been planted a lot, however, it has not yet come into ...
Source: Agraria
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