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Honduran melon exports expected to surge 9 percent

Friday, March 23, 2012

Honduran melons are expected to show a 9 per cent year-on-year rise in export values to $60 million, with volumes exceeding the previous harvest despite floods.

This season’s shipments are expected to show a 3 percent year-on-year rise reaching 300,000 metric tons, despite difficult weather conditions.

Up to 70 percent of all melon exports go to the United States.

Source: Fresh Fruit Portal