Jorge Fernández, general manager at Agro Fergi based in Lima, Peru, spoke with GPC at Pulses 2019 about the country’s pulse sector. Agro Fergi is a family-owned business that has been exporting black-eye peas, lima beans, pigeon peas and yellow beans for more than six years. In this interview, Jorge provides an overview of the country’s pulse sector and discusses the opportunities and challenges it faces.
1:10 Could you give us an overview of Peru's pulse sector?
2:52 What are the biggest challenges for the sector?
3:40 What are the biggest opportunities?
5:25 The Peruvian pulse sector has been heavily impacted by increased fruit and vegetable production. How do you see this affecting pulse production?
6:04 When did your company get involved with the GPC?
Jorge Fernández / Agro Fergi / Peru / black-eye peas / lima beans / pigeon peas / yellow beans