5% OF THE BLUEBERRIES GO INTO FROZEN

Export of Peruvian frozen blueberries

peruvian bluberries


In order to maintain the cold chain in frozen blueberries, a careful process is needed where temperature is the protagonist.

There is a process prior to freezing that is very important, which is cooling and de-watering.

The most common challenges in freezing blueberries are aesthetics, performance and dehydration. This process is known as individual quick freezing (IQF).
Speed
fans are used to perform this process, where it results in a surface freeze that does not damage the product.

Frozen blueberries are available year round, but blueberries as a fresh fruit are available from August to March.

VARIETY JAN FEB MAR ABR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DIC
Biloxi
Emerald
Misty
Spring High
peruvian bluberries

10.936 Ha planted

 Frozen blueberries are available year round, but blueberries as a fresh fruit are available from August to March.

Total volume exported

12.771

2020

6.226

2019

3.071

2018
peruvian bluberries

High fiber content.
It is a fruit very rich in antioxidants.
It contains vitamins B and C.
Rich in minerals such as phosphorus, potassium or calcium.
Presence of malic acid and tartaric acid.
It facilitates the digestion of foods rich in fat.
Helps to care for teeth and gums.
Important regulatory action of the intestine.
Purifies the body as it is an antioxidant.

Source: www.peru.info / www.exportemos.pe

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