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Peruvian cocoa export shows an increase of 25% in March 2024

Cocoa Butter
Mexico
Market & Price Trends
Published Apr 12, 2024

Tridge summary

In March 2024, Peru's cocoa exports experienced a notable surge, increasing by 25% from the previous year to reach 6,993 tons. The exports were predominantly in the form of beans, constituting 67.5% of the total, with the remainder comprising butter (18.1%), powder (8.9%), and processed cocoa (5.5%). Mexico emerged as the top destination for these exports, absorbing 21.9% of the total volume, followed by Belgium, the United States, Canada, and Germany. The leading companies facilitating these exports were Cafetalera Amazónica S.A.C., Machu Picchu Foods S.A.C., and Qori Mayo S.A.C., highlighting their significant role in the industry's growth.
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Original content

Cocoa, one of the emblematic products of the Peruvian agricultural industry, has experienced a 25% increase in its exports during the month of March 2024 compared to the same period of the previous year. In total, shipments of 6,993 tons were recorded in various presentations, according to FreshFruit. Of the total cocoa exported, 67.5% was beans, followed by butter with 18.1%, powder with 8.9% and processed cocoa with 5.5%. Among the main recipient countries of Peruvian cocoa, Mexico stood out, which represented 21.9% of the total, with 1,530 tons; followed by Belgium, with 16.7%, equivalent to 1167 tons. Further behind were the United States, Canada and Germany with 10.2%, 8.4% and 8.2%, ...
Source: AgroPeru
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