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This will be a year of normal prices for Peruvian grapes

Published May 22, 2024

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The 2024-2025 Peruvian table grape campaign is expected to see normal prices and production levels in Ica, contrasting with the previous year when Ica benefited from higher international prices and weak production in Piura. Breno Lacourt, a table grape advisor, notes minimal influence from El Niño in northern Peru and anticipates a shift to La Niña. Ica, less affected by El Niño, had normal production last season and benefited from low production in California. The article also discusses the resilience of different grape varieties to rain, highlighting that while the Sweet Globe grape is highly sensitive to late-cycle rains, other varieties like Arra 15 and Sugar Crisp are much more resistant.
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(Agraria.pe) In the 2024-2025 Peruvian table grape campaign, Ica will no longer benefit as much from rising international prices and weak fruit production in Piura. “In my opinion, this is going to be a year of normal prices, both for Piura and Ica,” says Breno Lacourt, a renowned table grape advisor in Peru, Portugal and Brazil. Breno is an Agricultural Engineer from the University of São Paulo (1985) and has a specialization in Oenology from the University of Burgundy in France. “I have worked in the grape agribusiness since I graduated,” he says. He began advising companies in Brazil and since 2008 he has done so in Peru, where he works with important agroindustrial companies, usually in the north of the country, such as Agroindustrial Beta, Sociedad Agrícola Saturno, Avo Perú, San Miguel and Fundo Los Paltos, among others. “I know that it may be too early to give an opinion regarding the prices of Peruvian grapes in this campaign, but it would be too lucky if there is as much ...
Source: Agraria
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