Argentina gets ready for the 2020 blueberry season
Strong growth in Spain’s berry exports
Compared to the same period last year, Spanish export volumes for the the first seven months of this year are up 27% in the case of blueberries and 22% in the case of raspberries.
Analysis of Customs’ export data by Fepex, the Spanish federation of associations of producers and exporters of fruits, vegetables, flowers and live plants, shows that for January to July 2016:
Huelva strawberry sales up 8%
Spain's strawberry capital, Huelva, has ended its latest season with production up 2% on last year to 294,650 tons.
The increase came despite an 8.7% decrease in the planted area.
Freshuelva, the association representing Huelva’s strawberry growers and exporters, also reports €395.15 million in sales for the 2015-16, a figure 8% above that for the previous season.