The Packer noted earlier this week that Chile has suffered some unseasonably cold weather, which has caused damage to blueberries as well as potentially to their other crops of apples, kiwifruit and cherries. However, the extent of the damage is uncertain, since reports have come in from only a few growers so far. The Packer said
“For the second straight year, Chile has been hit with unusually cold fall weather, but damage should be much lighter than last year.”
But of course, Chile is in the Southern Hemisphere, so it is spring down there, not fall.
You can read the story here.
Meanwhile, Georgia has become the #1 state in the USA for blueberry production this year, according to Growing Georgia (link).