The value of global blueberry exports is expected to soar over the coming years to reach nearly $3 billion by 2025, according to a USDA report.
The Mexican berry industry is expecting a growth of between eight and 10 percent in 2022, according to a study by Agroberichten Buitenland.
As the world enters a new year, blueberries are back on the menu. Despite not being a popular Christmas food, blueberries are enjoying a boost in sales in many countries as consumers aim for healthier eating habits in 2022, a trend this healthy berry fits right into! Due to its growing popularity year on year, many countries like Peru, China and Chile have seen plantings and production rise, but in some cases the continued delays in transit times has meant the quality of exports has been affected.
Saga Robotics' Thorvald is credited with achieving complete control of powdery mildew on two Kent farms in 2021.
ALTE FOODS processes top export berries in Ukraine. Such berries as raspberries, cranberries, wild elderberries and wild blueberries had been successfully exported to Poland, Belgium and Italy in 2021. Behind the processing stands innovative technologies — IQF Freezing with 1,200 tons of berries production per month using IQF equipment from Octofrost AB.
Whether it’s through mergers, acquisitions or joint ventures, a fast-growing and competitive blueberry environment coupled with unprecedented cheap liquidity means the soft fruit’s consolidation course is set to remain in full swing.
The world’s leading trade fair for global fresh fruit trade is being postponed to 5-7 April 2022.
Blueberry plantations in Serbia have seen explosive growth in the past five years, and have reached 2,500 hectares in acreage, producing more than 6,000 tons of produce, and the acreage is still rapidly growing. Blueberry plantations are large and use the latest technology and practices in both production and trade.
The restart of presence fairs after Corona-related pause was successful and preparations for BIOFACH, World's Leading Trade Fair for Organic Food, and VIVANESS, International Trade Fair for Natural Cosmetics 2022, have long been in full swing.
Agricultural banking specialist Rabobank has indicated global fresh blueberry exports are likely to expand steadily during the next few years, as growing regions continue to diversify around the globe.
Did you know that Ukraine is in the TOP – 5 countries in the world with the highest increase in organic increase in organic agricultural land, has the most fertile soil in Europe, 467 980 ha agricultural land (organic and in-conversion), and represents more than 617 organic opetators?
New OECD (Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development) data shows that 2020 saw some of the largest reductions in trade since WWII. So where were these drops, and what will be the long-term consequences for global trade?