Chile’s cherries projected for a 35.8% increase in tonnes

Chile’s 2020/21 cherry crop is expected to weigh in at a massive 310,352 tonnes, according to preliminary estimates released by the Asoex Cherry Committee. This represents an increase of 35.8% over last season, when shipments totalled 228,582 tonnes. China continues to be the main destination for Chilean cherries as 90% of Chile’s export volume ended up in China last season. This season, fruit is also being shipped to: the US, Latin America, the Middle East, and various other Asian markets.

Source: Fruitnet