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Increase in Mexican Blueberry Exports is Seen for 2019-20 Season

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A 5 percent increase over last year is forecast for the 2019-20 Mexican blueberry export season by th National Association of Berries (Aneberries) in Mexico.

Exports should total about 44m metric tons (MT), with the heaviest volumes expected from January though March.

North America receives a whopping 97 percent of the fruit, while Europe accounts for 1.7 percent and Asia 0.5 percent.

Mexican blueberry shipments started in light volume last August. The latest figures from the USDA show as of November only 4,617MT of blueberries had been harvested.

Mexcian strawberries and blackberries are expecting similar volumes to last season, according to Aneberries.

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