Peruvian National Agricultural Health Service certified 16.535 hectares of blueberries in 2021

Peru’s National Agricultural Health Service (Senasa) certified 16.535 hectares of blueberries in 2021, an increase of 20.7% compared to the 13.699 hectares registered the year before. The main blueberry producing regions were La Libertad with 8.523 hectares (in 2020 it had 7.518 hectares); Lambayeque, 3.608 hectares (2870 ha); Ica, 1.255 hectares (762 ha); Lima, 1.236 hectares (1.172 ha); Ancash, 1.012 hectares (808 ha); Piura, 858 hectares (522 ha); Moquegua, 42 hectares (44 ha) and Cajamarca.

In 2021, Ventura became the main blueberry variety in Peru with 5.290 hectares (when the previous year there were 4.711 hectares), surpassing Biloxi for the first time.

The companies with the largest areas of blueberries in 2021 were: Camposol with 2.842 hectares (2.568 ha the previous year), Agrovisión Perú 1.528 ha (1.036 ha), Hortifrut-Tal SAC 1.066 ha (730 ha), Hortifrut Perú 1.036 ha (1.093 ha), Complex Agroindustrial Beta 973 ha (866 ha), Agrícola Cerro Prieto 843 ha (668 ha), Agroberries Perú 645 ha (645 ha), Danper Trujillo 522 ha (521 ha).

Source: blueberriesconsulting.com


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