Global berry trade intensifies driven by rising demand for blueberry and raspberry

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Published Aug 25, 2021

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Spain emerged as the fastest-growing berry importer worldwide. Spain, Chile, the U.S. and Mexico constitute the largest berry exporters in the world.

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IndexBox has just published a new report: ‘World – Berry – Market Analysis, Forecast, Size, Trends and Insights’. Here is a summary of the report’s key findings. The global berry imports rose by +2.6% y-o-y to 2.9M tonnes, reaching $14.8B in 2020. Global imports of blueberries, cranberries, raspberries and blackberries have been rising steadily over the last decade. The U.S., Germany, China, Canada, Hong Kong SAR, the UK and the Netherlands remain the largest markets for imported berries. For the seventh year in a row, global berry imports increased by +2.6% to 2.9M tonnes in 2020. It indicated a strong increase from 2012 to 2020: the volume increased at an average annual rate of +5.4% over the last eight years. In value terms, berry imports rose significantly to $14.8B (IndexBox estimates) in 2020. Related Content: In 2020, the U.S. (689K tonnes), distantly followed by Germany (309K tonnes), China (236K tonnes), Canada (225K tonnes), Hong Kong SAR (172K tonnes), the UK (164K ...
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