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Peruvian foods to the conquest of Southeast Asia

Published May 23, 2024

Tridge summary

In the first quarter of the year, Peruvian food exports to Southeast Asia experienced a decrease of -12.2%, totaling $54,140,000, compared to the same period in 2023. Despite this, a trade mission is being conducted to Malaysia, Vietnam, and Thailand from May 20 to June 1st, with seven Peruvian companies promoting natural, fresh, healthy, and organic products such as Sacha Inchi and chia proteins and oils, maca, lucuma, and camu camu powders, quinoa, and cocoa derivatives. The mission aims to capitalize on the growing demand for these products in Southeast Asia, where there is also a surge in the consumption of premium beverages, superfoods, and gourmet foods. The primary exports were led by mining, hydrocarbons, fishing, and traditional agriculture, while non-traditional exports, predominantly in agribusiness, saw a growth of 52.1%.
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In the first quarter of the year, Peruvian food shipments to Southeast Asia (Indonesia, Philippines, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam, Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Laos and Myanmar) totaled $54,140,000, reflecting a drop of -12.2% compared to to the same period in 2023 ($61,667,000), said the Association of Exporters (ADEX). In this context and with the aim of strengthening its entry into these markets, the Embassy of Peru in Malaysia, the ASEAN Trade Office (PromPerú) and the business community, carry out a trade mission to Malaysia, Vietnam and Thailand until June 1st. . The delegation is made up of representatives of seven Peruvian companies (Alisur, Quality Supplier Foods, Agroindustrias Osho, Fernández S.A.C., FST Group, Glint and SK Organic Fruits), which brought proteins and oils based on Sacha Inchi and chia, maca powder, lucuma powder, camu camu powder, quinoa, cocoa derivatives, cereals, chia seeds, among others. The offer from the fishing and aquaculture sector ...
Source: AgroPeru
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