The cherry world never stops. The accumulation of chilling hours has just concluded in Chile, the main cherry exporter worldwide, and producers are focused on budbreak, bud analysis, pruning strategies, and new plantings are progressing getting ready for the new season. Before fully closing the chapter on the 2022-23 season, let’s review some data and statistics provided by C&D Asesorías.
Kordia and Rainier got the best prices, both being difficult to produce but yielding superior results per kilogram compared to the rest. The average price for this season was close to 4 USD/kilogram for Cat1 fruit, with 83 million boxes exported, an historical record.