Peru: 25,000 visitors expected for Spring Festival in Trujillo

04/10/2018

About 25,000 domestic and foreign visitors are expected to attend the International Spring Festival in Trujillo —capital of northern La Libertad region— this year. Remarks were made by Roberto Valdivia, president of Lions Club of Trujillo and organizer of the event’s 68th edition. Valdivia stressed the potential of the festival’s activities and side events such […]

Peru: Colca Valley retains position as Arequipa’s main tourist attraction

04/10/2018

Colca Valley’s tourist inflow grew 20% between January and September 2018 compared to the same period in 2017, thus consolidating its position as the most-visited destination in southern Arequipa region. According to Colca Autonomous Authority (Autocolca) Manager David Valdivia, the place welcomed 221,394 tourists in 2018, a higher number over last year (165,179). The rise […]

World Tourism Day: Places worth visiting in Peru

04/10/2018

History, nature, cultural traditions, adventure, and other factors make Peru the ideal place for travelers who can never get enough of its astounding natural attractions and the hospitality of its warm people. The Inca country’s unique geography includes beautiful beaches, deserts, lakes, forests, snow-capped mountains, and tropical rainforest. All this —in addition to its cultural […]

Processing of organic bananas in Peru

04/10/2018

Macfrut President Renzo Piraccini visited Peru and noticed that a cableway takes banana bunches from the field to the processing centers so there is no need for trucks or tractors. The entire chain holds the organic certification and only chlorine water is used for washing. “I was in north-west Peru, towards the Andes. Banana tiers […]

Peru: An earlier start for the mango season

04/10/2018

The mango season started earlier this year, but expectations are that the maximum volumes will be achieved later in the harvest stage and, therefore, will arrive later to the markets. The mango harvest season started with the collection of the Edward variety, which provides producers and exporters in the Chilean market with an important window. […]

Peru: Giant squid, textile exports expand in Jan-July 2018

04/10/2018

Peruvian giant squid exports to China increased 45%, thus reaching US$121 million between January and July 2018, Foreign Trade and Tourism Ministry (Mincetur) informed Monday. Therefore, China has become the main destination for the Inca country’s giant squid, exceeding the shipments sent to Spain. This increase was underpinned by the rise in FOB price (+43%) […]

Peru: Exports to break record during President Vizcarra’s administration

04/10/2018

Peruvian exports are set to break historical records during President Martin Vizcarra’s administration (2018-2021), Foreign Trade and Tourism Minister Rogers Valencia projected on Thursday. This result will be possible thanks to the sector’s market opening policy and trade promotion efforts. After making an assessment of the administration’s first 180 days, the official indicated shipments would […]

Las ventas minoritas en EE. UU. crecerán el resto de este año y hasta 2019

04/10/2018

Según un informe de Fashion Network, el gasto del consumidor continuará aumentando a un ritmo sólido durante el resto de este año y hasta 2019, apoyando el crecimiento económico general en los Estados Unidos. Las ventas en tiendas de ropa cayeron un 1.7%, la mayor caída desde febrero de 2017, después de acelerar un 2.2% […]

Las zapatillas deportivas impulsan las ventas del mercado de calzado

04/10/2018

Según un estudio de The NPD Group, las zapatillas deportivas han dominado las ganancias en las ventas de calzado para hombres y mujeres en los EE. UU. durante el ultimo año. Las ventas de zapatillas deportivas para los hombres alcanzan más del 60% de las ventas totales de este mercado, una cifra que ha incrementado […]

Las ventas del café listo para beber aumentaron 31%

04/10/2018

Según una investigación elaborada por Mintel, las ventas de café frío listo para beber han aumentado un 31% desde 2016 en Estados Unidos. Asimismo, los consumidores quieren que el café listo para beber ofrezca beneficios funcionales. Un 47% de ellos busca que este tipo de café tenga antioxidantes, un 35% busca que tenga beneficios antiinflamatorios […]