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Senasa prepares phytosanitary flexibilities for shipment of Peruvian avocados and mangoes to the United States

Published Nov 3, 2021

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The National Agrarian Health Service (Senasa) anticipates which are the other markets that would open for other vegetable products before the end of 2021. In addition to specifying the opening of nine new markets this year for Peruvian agricultural products, the National Health Service Agraria (Senasa) would achieve by the beginning of 2022 that the phytosanitary requirements for the entry of fresh mangoes, avocados, and asparagus to the United States are made more flexible, which will reduce shipping costs. The head of Senasa, Miguel Quevedo Valle, explained that the United States has been asked to eliminate the treatments still required for the entry of fresh avocados and mangoes, a measure that will improve export conditions. Specifically, it is a matter of removing cold treatment from the phytosanitary protocols prior to export in the case of fruits, as well as eliminating the phosphine disinfection treatment for shipments of asparagus.

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The National Agrarian Health Service (Senasa) anticipates which are the other markets that would open for other vegetable products before the end of 2021. In addition to completing the opening of nine new markets this year for Peruvian agricultural products, the National Agrarian Health Service (Senasa) would achieve by the beginning of 2022 that the phytosanitary requirements for the entry of fresh mangoes, avocados and asparagus to the United States are made more flexible. , which will reduce shipping costs. The head of Senasa, Miguel Quevedo Valle, explained that the United States has been asked to eliminate the treatments still required for the entry of fresh avocados and mangoes, a measure that will improve export conditions. Specifically, it is a matter of removing cold treatment from the phytosanitary protocols prior to export in the case of fruits, as well as eliminating the phosphine disinfection treatment for shipments of asparagus. To date, compliance with these ...
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