Bahir Dar Fresh PLC begins blueberry exports to the international market.

April 5, 2022

Bahir Dar Fresh PLC begins blueberry exports, the first of its kind to the international market. It is a private company that produces and exports different fruits & high-value crops. It aims to create 800 jobs and generate $2.5 million annually after its 45-hectare holding is complete in 2 years.

Ethiopia’s Horticulture sector is a priority sector, one of the major contributors is fruit exports. The primary fruit exports are bananas, mangos, avocados, citrus, pineapples, papayas, and strawberries. In the 2020/21 fiscal year, fruit exports generated $531 million in revenue. The Ethiopian Government encourages investors engaged in producing high-value crops to export to the international market.

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