Chilean dessert grape exports to Europe and Russia grow by 10%

By week 15 of 2020, Chile had exported 551,459 tonnes of dessert grapes on an estimated 618,590 tonnes for this season, according to Decofrut. According to statistics from ASOEX that week, Chilean fresh grape exports were down 6.4% compared to the same period in 2018-2019. Despite the general fall, the increase registered in the European and Russian markets, with increases exceeding 10% and the reception of 74,990 tons of fresh grapes from Chile and 9,792 tons, respectively, is striking.

Source: FreshPlaza