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Chile Continues Ramping Up Stone Fruit Production & Market Share

For marketing year (MY) 2020/21, due to favorable climatic conditions and increasing planted area, Post estimates a 12.1 percent cherry production increase over MY2019/20, totaling 286,000 metric tons (MT), and 13 percent increase in exports reaching 259,000 MT. For MY2020/21, Post projects fresh peaches and nectarines production will reach 169,000 MT while exports will reach 106,000 MT, a three percent increase from the previous marketing year assuming unchanged planted area and higher yields. Read the full report from the USDA Foreign Agricultural Service HERE

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