Thursday, June 8, 2023

Peru: Cusco’s small producer exports 30 tons of dry beans to the Asian market

He Ministry of Agriculture Development and Irrigation (Midgri) through peru Sierra and Selva Exportadora (SSE) Executed commercial articulation allowing export of 30 tons of dry beans to the Asian market by small producers from the farming community the raichi family Huayllabamba District, Urubamba Province, Cusco Region.

This included 20 tons of shelled dry broad beans and 10 tons of shelled dry broad beans that were shipped to the Asian continent in late April by a Peruvian company. natural source As a new market option for dry bean production.

The export of 30 tonnes of broad beans directly benefited 12 small producers dedicated to this crop, who are part of the Ratchi Aylu farming community, whose community women lead the production of broad beans by manually shelling dried broad beans, as well as selecting adds value to and product classification.

To export said, Sierra y Selva Exportadora, through decentralized headquarters Cusco, formed an alliance with Natural Sources Peru An export company dedicated to the marketing of legumes and cereals, to which he provided advice on product supply and quality according to market demand.

It is expected that in the coming weeks Rachi Aylu will collect an additional 20 tonnes of dried shelled broad beans to also export them to Asia, a new market with great potential for the Peruvian grower.

Likewise, Natural Sources Peru has a commitment to continue purchasing dry beans from members of the Cusco community from its next campaigns and even expand the market and acquire said product from regions such as Apurimac and Puno.

In the year 2020 the Rachi Aylu farming community, whose members are also dedicated to the cultivation of white corn, barley, wheat and native potatoes; It exported its first dry peeled broad beans, but sold it to the United States on that occasion.

It should be noted that the fresh broad bean is harvested between the months of May and July, after which the small producers of family farming dry the produce for about a month, after which they proceed to peeling and storage. .

Sierra y Selva Exportadora is an association associated with Midagri, which organizes activities to facilitate and bring closer the offers of family agricultural producers, as well as to demand productive and post-innovation to meet the demand in the internal and external market. responsible for carrying out. crops, to generate additional value in agricultural production and to reactivate formal economic activity in rural areas.

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