We want the Peruvian potato to conquer more markets in the world

Updated Jun 1, 2023
Within the framework of "National Potato Day", the Minister of Agrarian Development and Irrigation, Nelly Paredes, stated that the sector has been promoting exports of processed native potatoes, which have managed to conquer the international markets of the United States, Canada, Germany, France, Chile and Bolivia. "The Peruvian potato has been transformed to provide it with added value, through processed native potato products, such as chips with colored pulp, chopped potatoes for chicken shops and restaurants, vodkas, medicinal alcohol, puree, fresh potatoes, among others. , which have already conquered the markets”, he said. For this, - he said - that, thanks to the competitiveness and innovation of small producers, it has been possible to obtain products based on the Andean tuber that reaches various destinations. Only last year, the export of potato-based by-products reached 6,530 tons for a value of US$ 8 million. The minister began the activities for the "National Potato ...
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