Challenging year for Peruvian artichoke exports

Fresh Artichoke
Market & Price Trends
Published Dec 8, 2023

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Peru's artichoke exports decreased by 19% in volume and 16% in value compared to the same period in 2022. The United States was the main importer, with a 28% drop in volume and a 24% drop in value. Spain was the second main importer, with an increase of 6% in volume and 8% in value, due to a decrease in artichoke production in the country. Canned artichokes without vinegar were the most exported presentation, totaling 30,131 tons for $84 million.
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As of the end of October, Peru has exported 34,689 tons of artichoke, generating $101 million (at a cost of $2.92 per kilogram). In comparison, during the same period in 2022, 43,007 tons were registered, with revenues of $120 million (at a cost of $2.78 per kilogram). These numbers reflect a 19% decrease in volume and 16% in value, as reported by FreshFruit. It is worth mentioning that the lower volumes sold allowed a slight increase in the price (+5%), which partially compensated for the drop in the export value. Regarding the destinations of the Peruvian artichoke, during these months, the United States was its main importer. This country purchased 21,205 tons for $61 million, a figure that represented a 28% drop in volume and a 24% drop in value. In second place was Spain with 10,126 tons for $30 million, which represented an increase of 6% in volume and 8% in value. This increase in Peruvian artichoke exports to the Spanish market was due to the decrease in hectares produced ...
Source: AgroPeru
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