Peru exported legumes for US$ 135 million

Grains, Cereal & Legumes
Market & Price Trends
Published Feb 10, 2024

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Peru's legume exports in 2023 amounted to over US$ 135 million, with pigeon peas being the most popular, followed by peas, Chinese beans, and pallar. The primary markets were the US and South Korea. Jorge Fernández Gil, president of the Meat Committee and other Grains of the Association of Exporters (ADEX), highlighted the potential of the Castilla bean in the European Union and the nutritional properties of tarwi. He also stressed the importance of public-private partnerships to maximize export opportunities.
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Pigeon peas were the ones in greatest demand abroad, followed by Chinese beans and pallar. World Legumes Day is celebrated on February 10 with various institutional activities led in the country by Midagri. The export of Peruvian legumes totaled just over US$ 135 million in 2023, which represented a slight drop of -2.5% compared to 2022, when the figure exceeded US$ 139 million, reported the president of the Meat Committee and others. Grains of the Association of Exporters (ADEX), Jorge Fernández Gil. It was during his presentation 'Menestras: Global Perspectives on the Legume Trade', held at the virtual conference 'Menestras: nourishing soils and people', organized by the Ministry of Agrarian Development and Irrigation of Peru (Midagri), in the framework of World Pulses Day which is celebrated on February 10 every year. Fernández Gil pointed out that there is pending work between the public and private sectors in order to take advantage of existing opportunities. He mentioned the ...
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