We must never forget that the success of the blueberry spread throughout the world has been achieved in this way, collaboratively, transferring the maximum amount of information and knowledge regarding the different aspects of the crop, both in its agronomic and commercial phase, and considering everyone industry actors as protagonists with rights, at a higher or lower level.
Blueberry consumption in the US is at an all-time high of 1,79 pounds per person, which means an increase of more than 300% since 2005. Local producers are not able to cover these figures, so they restrict imports of Blueberries would only seriously affect American consumers themselves.
Ricardo Polis has a degree in Industrial Engineering and a veteran in the South American agricultural industry, with extensive experience in managing the production and export of fresh produce. He has served as president of the Association of Agricultural Producers Guilds of Peru (AGAP) and is currently the Regional Director for South America at Fall Creek Farm & Nursery, Inc.
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