Egypt: Sweet potatoes occupy first place in vegetable exports

Sweet Potato
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Published Dec 11, 2023

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The National Food Safety Authority reported that in a week, Egypt exported 145,000 tons of food in 4,600 consignments to 1,400 companies, including fresh vegetables, fruits, flour, and other products. The top exported vegetables were sweet potatoes, olives, and beans, while citrus fruits, strawberries, and pomegranates were the most exported fruits. The largest recipients of Egyptian exports in the past week were Saudi Arabia, Libya, Spain, and Russia out of a total of 150 importing countries.
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The National Food Safety Authority revealed that the number of food consignments exported, according to the Authority’s General Administration for both Exports and Imports, reached 4,600 consignments, amounting to about 145,000 tons, to 1,400 exporting companies, varying between 465 types of fresh vegetables and fruits, flour, and various food products. The Authority explained, in a press statement today, that the sweet potato crop still tops the list of Egyptian exported vegetables with a total of 8,000 tons, followed by olives with a total of 7,000 tons, then beans with a total of 6,000 tons, and citrus fruits topped the list of exported fruits last week with a total of 7,000 tons. 16 thousand tons, followed by strawberries with a total ...
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