Crop and Export Report 2020, Week 11

EDITORIAL

The Chilean season continues to progress although with a low level of exports, only 870 tons were shipped in week 10, which will continue to decline. The accumulated to date reaches 109,014 tons, 1.5% less than the previous season in the same week.

100 tons of organic blueberries were exported in week 10, accumulating 15,450 tons to date, 16% more than the previous season. North America has received 77% of the volumes and Europe 23%.

Regarding frozen exports from Chile, shipments reached 2,425 tons in February, 25% less than in the same month of 2019.

Next week will be the last issue of Crop Report 2019/20, where we´ll analyze the most relevant aspects of this challenging blueberry season for Chile.

CHILEAN BLUEBERRY EXPORTS, BY WEEK AND ACCUMULATED UP TO WEEK 11, IN TONS
Week From To Weekly Shipments Accumulated 2019/20
Export
Progress
2018/19
Season
Actual
2019/20
2018/19
Season
Actual
2019/20
Total U.S./
Canada
Europe Far
East
Other
130-Dec5-Jan9.6888.4933.8503.3011.3182456.81157.42150.8%
26-Jan12-Jan9.95010.6435.1534.2011.2474266.76268.06460.2%
313-Jan19-Jan10.5159.8724.9323.6491.2672377.27777.93669%
420-Jan26-Jan8.5049.0594.6793.3709506085.78186.99677%
527-Jan2-Feb8.2477.6054.4822.3057893094.02894.60183.7%
63-Feb9-Feb5.8305.3243.1561.6434804599.85999.92588.4%
710-Feb16-Feb5.4194.0092.5661.23719115105.278103.93492%
817-Feb23-Feb2.4762.5092.02535911610107.754106.44494.2%
924-Feb1-Mar1.9361.7001.5131164527109.691108.14495.7%
102-Mar8-Mar1.07887082782511110.769109.01496.5%
Season total 110.769 109.014 57.014 35.471 16.148 381
Source: Information prepared by IQonsulting from SAG/Asoex. From information prepared by Asoes A.G. according to the inspections forms submitted by the exporters to SAG (Agricultural and Livestock Service)

North Zone:

The season is over.

Central-North Zone:

The season is over.

Central-South Zone:

The season is ending. The latest picking of Tifblue and Ochlockonee are reported with declining volumes. Brightwell is finished.

South Zone:

Rains of low to medium intensity rains were recorded at the end of this week. Harvests continue to decline, with low volumes of Ochlockonee, Liberty and Aurora, among others.