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Peruvian blueberry imports through Southern California ports of entry movement expected to remain the same

This hurricane season has been somewhat quiet until now. Hurricane Ian has changed all that and made landfall around Ft. Myers, Florida, and the surrounding communities. According to local farmers and growers in Southwest and Central Florida, now, it is too early to tell how much crop damage has occurred.

Growing areas will definitely be impacted, but its significance is yet to be determined. Heavy rains and strong winds were reported in the inland areas of the Florida Peninsula, where the agricultural belts are located. All eyes are on the state’s signature crop, which is citrus. Looking back to 2017, when Hurricane Irma hit the state, consumers saw the price of orange juice rise after growers lost up to 70% of their crops.

Peru imports of blueberries through Southern California ports of entry movement expected to remain about the same. Trading is moderate, with prices lower. Flats 12 1-pint cups with lids large 22.00-26.00 and 6 ounces 12.00-16.00. Quality is generally good. Blueberry crossings from Mexico through Arizona, California, and Texas movement is expected to increase seasonally. Supplies are insufficient and in too few hands to establish a market.

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Source: mymarketnews.ams.usda.gov

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