Mangoes, bananas, avocados, pineapples, plums, and watermelons – which fruits did Morocco increase in imports in 2023?

Published Mar 21, 2024

Tridge summary

In 2023, Morocco saw a record high in fresh fruit imports, totaling 123 thousand tons. Bananas topped the list for the first time at 28 thousand tons, overtaking pears which had a 42% decrease in imports. Mangoes maintained a steady increase since 2017, ranking third. Avocados and pineapples completed the top five, with avocado imports surging by 74% and pineapples reaching a record 11.5 thousand tons. Kiwis and apples saw a decrease in imports, amounting to 10 thousand tons and 7 thousand tons respectively.
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Original content

Morocco is one of the world's largest producers and exporters of fresh fruit, often ranking among the top suppliers of certain fruits and berries. However, for some fruit items the country still relies on imports based on its climatic characteristics or the level of domestic production. EastFruit proposes to sum up the results of 2023 and see in which segments Morocco has actively increased its fruit imports over the past year. At the end of the entire calendar year 2023, imports of fresh fruits into Morocco reached a record high of 123 thousand tons, and its volumes have grown annually since 2020, when demand for imported fruits in the country fell sharply due to the COVID-19 pandemic and related her restrictions and prohibitions. However, compared to the previous year, Morocco's fresh fruit imports increased only slightly, as in 2022 the figure was 121 thousand tons. In 2023, for the first time, bananas became the leader in fresh fruit imports into Morocco, with a record import ...
Source: Eastfruit
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