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Peruvian exports of cocoa and derivatives to Switzerland have tripled in the last five years

Published May 29, 2024

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Peruvian exports of cocoa and derivatives to Switzerland have seen a significant increase, reaching over US$ 12 million in 2023, marking a threefold rise in the past five years. This development was highlighted during the announcement of Switzerland as the guest of honor at the Cocoa and Chocolate Show 2024 in Lima. Swiss consumers, who have one of the highest per capita chocolate consumptions in the world at 11 kilos annually, are advocating for the sustainable production of all cocoa imports by 2030. The Swiss embassy in Peru is working to enhance the trade of Peruvian aroma cocoas, with a focus on sustainability, and aims to strengthen the commercial relationship between the two countries in the cocoa and chocolate industry.
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(Agraria.pe) Peruvian exports of cocoa and derivatives to Switzerland have tripled in the last five years, exceeding US$ 12 million in 2023. This was reported by the deputy head of mission of the Swiss embassy in Peru, Lukas Heinzer, during the launching ceremony of the 2024 Cocoa and Chocolate Show. At the event it was announced that Switzerland, one of the countries with the highest per capita consumption of chocolate in the world, will be the guest of honor at the Cocoa and Chocolate Show 2024, which will take place from July 18 to 21, in the Lima Convention Center. It must be remembered that chocolate consumption in Switzerland reaches 11 kilos per person per year, and it has been proposed, by 2030, that 100% of its cocoa-based imports must ...
Source: Agraria
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