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Peru exports 143% more blueberries to the United Kingdom

Staff Writer |
The Office of Foreign Trade of Peru (OCEX) in London, stated that Peru had exported 530 tons of blueberries worth 3.3 million to the UK in the first five months of this year.

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This is 143% more than in the same stretch of 2015.

Demand for this product in the UK, a country that produces Driscoll's blueberries and has a niche production between June and November, is being boosted by campaigns, such as the National Blueberry Day (August 12).

During the past year, Peru exported $96 million worth of blueberries to the UK, which is the only destination where domestic entrepreneurs ship this type of berry.

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