Peruvian mango exports to North America fall dramatically

From Produce Blue Book | 27 February 2024

Overview of mangos from Peru in the U.S. market, complemented by charts from Agronometrics. Original published on February 26, 2024.

From week 36 to week 5 of the current Peruvian mango campaign, export shipments have dropped 74 percent, reaching 42,017 tons and an export value of $92.7 million, as reported by Agraria, based on a report prepared by Luisa Fernanda Saavedra, commercial manager of QC Fresh Fruit LLC.

The report points out that, classified by region, shipments of Peruvian mangos fell by 73 percent in Europe (which has a 49 percent market share); while in North America the drop is 76 percent (45 percent participation); in Asia the decrease is 67 percent (4 percent market share); in Latin America it falls 51 percent (1 percent participation); in Oceania 71 percent (0.4 percent share) and in the Middle East, 77 percent (0.2 percent share).

mango volumes by history

Source: USDA Market News via Agronometrics.
(Agronometrics users can view this chart with live updates here)

The region that has accumulated the most purchase value so far in the campaign has been Europe, with purchases of $50.1 million. North America follows with $32.1 million; Asia with $7.8 million; Latin America with $1.9 million; Middle East with $389,500 and Oceania with $385,500.

Finally, the report states that 91.4 percent of shipments come from mangoes from the Piura region. Much further back, Áncash participates with 5.8 percent; and with 2.8 percent, Lambayeque.

The News in Charts is a collection of stories from the industry complemented by charts from Agronometrics to help better tell their story.

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