Commerce

Peruvian Avocados Enter the Asian Market

Peruvian Avocados Enter the Asian Market

While ProHass, the Peruvian association of Hass avocado producers, is ready to host the World Avocado Congress in Lima next week, Sept. 13-18, it is also celebrating the entry of its fruit to the Asian market. The first shipment of containers of Hass avocados from Peru is due to arrive in Japan at the […]

Peru Exports in 1st Half 2015 Show 24% Drop

Peru’s export income for the first six months of 2015 came to a total of $18.9 billion, with a total of $2.7 billion in July alone. According to the Central Bank (BCR), traditional goods (minerals, fish, and oil and gas) continued to lead the export market. In July, traditional exports […]

VRAEM Coca Farmers to Meet with Premier Cateriano

Peru’s Premier Pedro Cateriano and the minister of Agriculture, Juan Benites, are scheduled to be in southeastern Peru today, for talks with members of the farmers’ federation of the Apurimac and Ene valleys, Fepavrae. Talks, which were interrupted in November last year, are focused on the government’s program to reduce or eradicate […]

Peruvians Get a Taste of Kangaroo

Peruvians Get a Taste of Kangaroo

Peruvian gourmands will be able to add kangaroo meat to their shopping list, with the launching this month of sales of kangaroo sirloin, striploin and rump at some Wong supermarkets in Lima. Australian ambassador Nicholas McCaffrey, together with Enrique Ameghino and Ignacio Elías of Cencosud, celebrated the arrival of the first […]