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Chilean blueberry season progresses - with low level of exports


News in Charts: Overview of the chilean blueberry season so far, complemented by charts from Agronometrics.



Original published in Freshplaza.com on March 16, 2020

The Chilean season continues to progress although with a low level of exports. Cbbc.iqonsulting.com reports that only 870 tons were shipped in week 10, a number that will continue to decline.

The accumulated to date reaches 109,014 tons, 1.5% less than the previous season in the same week. 100 tons of organic blueberries were exported in week 10, accumulating 15,450 tons to date, 16% more than the previous season. North America has received 77% of the volumes and Europe 23%.

Volumes (Kg) of chilean blueberries in the US market.


Source: USDA Market News via Agronometrics.
(Agronometrics users can view this chart with live updates here)

Regarding frozen exports from Chile, shipments reached 2,425 tons in February, 25% less than in the same month of 2019. Next week will be the last issue of Crop Report 2019/20, where we´ll analyze the most relevant aspects of this challenging blueberry season for Chile

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