Citrus


Exports from Peru

Citrus Varities

Citrus fruits produced in Peru are considered among the world´s best for their extraordinary consistency, fragrance, rind quality and shelf life. Likewise, their exquisite flavor makes them the citrus fruit of choice for consumers worldwide.

Peru exports its citrus fruit to 35 countries, notably England, Netherlands, the Scandinavian countries, Canada and to the US market. Peruvian citrus are produce from February to September. Among the main varieties are mandarins, satsumas, clementines, minneolas, oranges, limes and grapefruits.

Citrus growers in Peru have achieved world class standards. The quality of their fruit exceeds international standards in terms of brix, acidity and juice percentage. Peruvian growers have been widely certified for their good agricultural practices including certification by Globalgap, Tesco Nature´s Choice, USgap, BASC and ETI. All packing houses operate under the most demanding certification standards such as Haccp, BRC, SQF2000.