Peru’s ‘fast and furious’ blueberry boom


The South American country has become the world’s largest exporter of the berries in only a decade. …

Blueberry plants typically need some cold weather – which you get in the Peruvian Highlands, up in the Andes mountains, but not in the coastal region. The latter is, however, the area favoured by agricultural exporters because of its closeness to ports, and a flat geography that is easier to manage than the rugged Andes.


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