Table grape imports in the US are gaining strength

Fresh Grape
Published Jan 10, 2024

Tridge summary

US retailers are importing table grapes from Peru, Chile, Brazil, and South Africa as the local harvest season has ended. Peru has exported the most grapes to the US, followed by Europe, LATAM, and Asian markets. Due to weather conditions, grape production volumes in the US have decreased significantly, leading to a 66% reduction in cold storage compared to the previous year.
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US retailers are focusing on table grape imports as the local harvest period has come to an end. The main origins of imported fruit predominate from Peru, Chile, Brazil and South Africa, according to a report by SanLucar. The report indicates that with exports from Piura already completed, Ica is now in full season. From week 21 to 51, a total of 41,014,134 boxes of 8.2kg have been sent, with white seedless varieties being the most exported with 46% (19,055,266 boxes), Red Seedless with 25% (10,215 .686 boxes), Red Globe with 17% (7,066,089 boxes) and black seedless with 5% (1,863,095 boxes). Of these exports, 56% are destined for the US, 10% for LATAM, 24% for Europe and 9% for Asian markets. While Peru is expected to export fewer grapes in total this season, the country has concentrated volumes in week 51, exporting 23% more than the same period last year. Brazil's export period was extended until week 52, the last week of 2023. The South American country exported a total of ...
Source: MXfruit
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