Peruvian agri-food exports to Hong Kong continue to increase in 2021

Export figures now exceed 2020 and position Hong Kong as the second leading Asian destination for Peruvian fresh food. The Promotion Commission of Peru, PROMPERÚ, is promoting chia and quinoa in Green Dot Dot supermarkets.

Peruvian agri-food exports to Hong Kong increased during the first months of 2021 and amounted to $ 100 million in June. This data constitutes an increase of 53,9% compared to 2020.

Grapes, avocados and blueberries remain the most sought after Peruvian fresh produce in Hong Kong. Blueberry exports showed a large increase in 2021, increased by 693,4% in value compared to the previous year.

Given these results, PROMPERÚ continues to support promotional initiatives at points of sale in Hong Kong, both at the retail level and in the restaurant sector.

In the Green Dot Dot supermarket chain, chia seeds and quinoa are the products promoted since August and September.

Likewise, during the month of November, events and tastings of Peruvian liquor are held. par excellence: the pisco. Under the name "Pisco Nights", Hong Kong consumers will be able to enjoy this drink and discover its entire production in various bars in the city of Hong Kong.

PROMPERÚ, through its commercial office for ASEAN based in Bangkok, will continue to implement promotional actions in this market because there is still an enormous development potential for Peruvian products.

Hong Kong is a large importer of agri-food products, where quality and food safety are highly valued by consumers, and commercial operators are looking for international companies that offer good service along with experience in shipping abroad. The Peruvian offer covers all these needs and is the key to the success of our exports.

PERU IN THE ASIAN MARKETS

The main markets for Peruvian agri-food exports in Asia in 2020 were China ($ 182 million), Hong Kong ($ 158 million), South Korea ($ 116 million) and Japan ($ 89 million). In 2021 the figures 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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