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Strong growth of physalis export from Peru

News   •   Jul 14, 2016 17:03 BST

In 2015 exports of physalis (goldenberry) from Peru totaled US $ 1.8 million, compared to US $ 687,431 in 2013. 

Between 2013 and 2015 the export of physalis grew by 161%, thanks to the identification of new market niches, product diversification and training of the entire value chain in which small producers have a leading role. 

Effectively last year the fruit was shipped to 34 markets worth US $ 1.8 million, an amount 15% higher than in 2014 (US $ 1.5 million) and 2013 when it was US $ 687.341.

The four main destinations, Netherlands, Germany, USA and Canada, accounted for 73% of the total. Other market are France, Japan, South Korea, UK, New Zealand, Australia and Chile, among others.

Villa Andina is one of the largest exporters of dehydrated and fresh goldenberry.Villa Andina is a participant in CBI's export coaching program and will be exhibiting at ExpoAlimentaria  and Hi Europe this year. 

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