Peru inks deals worth $138m at Asia Fruit Lo­gis­tica

Global Times – Metro Beijing - - ENTERPRISE -

busi­ness deals worth $138 mil­lion in sales or­ders at Asia Fruit fair that con­cluded on September 8 in Hong Kong.

pro­duce at Asia Fruit Lo­gis­tica, of the Su­per Foods Peru brand among all the international direc­tor of ex­ports on the Peru Pro­mo­tional Com­mit­tee for Ex­ports and Tourism. A to­tal of 70 com­pa­nies from Peru’s fruit

Su­per Foods Peru is a cam - ment launched to brand the Su­per Foods to fur­ther boost its agri­cul­tural ex­ports in the Asian mar­ket.

The term Su­per Foods refers to some of the most pop­u­lar citrus fruits, man­goes, ba­nanas, pomegranates, as­para­gus and ginger.

- for con­sumers be­cause Peru has nutri­tion,” ex­plained Tor­res.

par­tic­i­pat­ing in the Asia Fruit Lo­gis­tica. The past decade saw China be­come one of the most im­por­tant ex­port des­ti­na­tions agri­cul­tural prod­ucts. In 2016, mil­lion, a 20 per­cent in­crease com­pared to that of 2015.

“China is a strate­gic part­ner of Peru in the long term,” said Tor­res.

- nese mar­ket, Peru is set to open com­mer­cial pres­ence that Peru -

“We un­der­stand that we can in­crease our fruit ex­port to China through ex­pand­ing the mar­ket in Hong Kong,” he said.

China’s promis­ing e-com­merce busi­ness also poses po­ten­tial op­por­tu­ni­ties for Peru to sell more of its pro­duce to China.

Ise­bella Falco, the com­muni - tor of Peru, said the Su­per Foods let­ting more peo­ple around the world learn about Peru.

“When peo­ple eat the fruits, it leads them to be­come in­ter

Photo: Courtesy of Mint Page Editor: lilin@ glob­al­times.com.cn

Peru’s pavil­ion at the Asia Fruit Lo­gis­tica 2017

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