Delivery record and revenue decline, results of the frozen raspberry export season from Morocco to Spain

Updated Sep 28, 2023
They sold more, but earned less – with this result, the season for supplying Moroccan frozen raspberries to Spain ended, EastFruit reports. For four years in a row, the import of frozen berries from Morocco into Spanish markets has grown and the volume of exports in the 2022/23 season was a record. However, this season was also marked by an unpleasant surprise for manufacturers - export revenues decreased significantly compared to the previous period.
Thus, the export volumes of Moroccan berries (for analysis we use data on the total supplies of frozen raspberries and blackberries) over four years increased 8 times, and in the 2022/23 season (from July to June) imports to Spanish markets reached 4.1 thousand tons . With the increase in supplies, export revenue also showed growth spurts - a year earlier, sales to Spain brought Morocco a record $7.7 million. The 2022/23 season has added new realities to the pricing of frozen raspberries. You can read more about the reduction in the price of berries in this material from EastFruit. As a result, compared to last season, with an increase in supply volumes of 25%, export revenue decreased by 30% - producers received $5.4 million from sales of frozen raspberries in the 2022/23 season. Read also: Drought in Portugal allowed Morocco to export a record volume of cucumbers to the country during the season It should be noted that Spain annually increases imports of frozen raspberries and ...
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