Consumption of tropical fruits is growing, with Puglia registering a surge in the cultivation of avocado, mango and pomegranate Made in Puglia together with many other exotic products of large consumption such as aronia berries, goji berries, bananas and lime . This is what emerges from an analysis by Coldiretti Puglia, in reference to the data released with the announcement of the third edition of the Tropical Fruit Congress, scheduled for Macfrut 2022, which recorded an increase in the consumption of tropical fruits by 45-50% in the four-year period 2017-2020. Savino Muraglia “Even as a result of the climate changes underway and tropicalization, we have gone from a few hectares planted with exotic superfruits to over 500 hectares with an exponential increase in recent years. The phenomenon of exotic fruit in Puglia, also driven by the commitment of many young farmers, is an example of the capacity for innovation of Apulian agricultural companies in the fruit and vegetable sector ...
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