Fruit exports registered shipments to 93 international markets and sales reached US$4,806 million during the year 2022, ratifying Peru as one of the main food supplying countries in the world, according to the Ministry of Agrarian Development and Irrigation (Midagri). The products with the highest demand in the world are fresh cranberries, fresh grapes, avocados and fresh mangoes.
The most important nations as destinations for Peruvian fruits were: the United States, the Netherlands, China, England, Spain, Hong Kong, Canada, South Korea, Mexico, and Chile, which have a share of 89.7% of the total value. exported. The United States and the Netherlands account for 61.5% of fruit shipments.
The Stars: Blueberries, Grapes, and Avocados
In detail, the blueberries They are the main export product, with sales of more than US$1,364 million at the end of 2022, representing 13.4% more compared to that registered in 2021. Peru ranks first in terms of value (2021) as the main world supplier of blueberries with a 25.3% share.
Blueberry exports achieved shipments to 32 markets, the most important destinations being the United States, the Netherlands, China, Hong Kong, England and Spain.
The grapes are the second export product, with an exported amount of US$1,363 million, with an increase of 13.7% compared to the period of the previous year. The largest placements of grapes registered shipments to 52 international markets and the main destinations were the United States, the Netherlands, Hong Kong, Mexico, China, England, Canada, Spain, South Korea and Taiwan.
The avocados they have become the third export product. The amount exported was US$895 million, 17.4% less than in the same period of 2021. Avocado exports registered shipments to 39 international markets: Holland, United States, Spain, Chile, among others.
Likewise, the mangoes fresh are the fourth export product. The amount exported amounted to US$301 million. Peru is located in terms of value (2021) as the fourth world supplier of mangoes with a share of 8% behind Thailand, Mexico and the Netherlands. These operations marked shipments to 39 markets.
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