Peruvian agri-food exports to Hong Kong continue to increase in 2021 | Taiwan News
- Export figures now exceed those of 2020 and position Hong Kong as the second Asian destination for Peruvian fresh food.
- The Commission for the Promotion of Peru, PROMPERÚ, promotes chia and quinoa in Green Dot Dot supermarkets.
HONG KONG SAR – Media OutReach – October 7, 2021 – Peruvian agri-food exports to Hong Kong increased in the first months of 2021 to reach $ 100 million in June. This data represents an increase of 53.9% compared to 2020.
Grapes, avocados and cranberries remain the most sought-after Peruvian fresh produce in Hong Kong. Cranberry exports saw a sharp increase in 2021, they increased by 693.4% in value compared to the previous year.
In view of these results, PROMPERÚ continues to engage in promotional actions at points of sale in Hong Kong, both in terms of distribution and catering.
In the Green Dot Dot supermarket chain, chia seeds and quinoa have been the promoted products since August and September.
In addition, in November there are events and tastings of Peruvian liqueur. par excellence: pisco. Under the name “Pisco Nights”, consumers in Hong Kong will be able to taste this drink and discover all of its production in several bars in Hong Kong city.
PROMPERÚ through its sales office for ASEAN based in Bangkok, will continue to implement promotional actions in this market as there is still enormous development potential for Peruvian products.
Hong Kong is a large importer of agri-food products, where consumers attach great importance to food quality and safety, and business operators are looking for international companies that provide good service as well as shipping experience to China. foreigner. The Peruvian offer covers all of these needs and is the key to the success of our exports.
PERU IN ASIAN MARKETS
The main markets for Peruvian agri-food exports to Asia in 2020 were China ($ 182 million), Hong Kong ($ 158 million), South Korea ($ 116 million) and Japan ($ 89 million). In 2021, the numbers have increased by + 20% compared to the same period last year and even compared to the performance of 2019.
SUPER FOODS PERU
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