DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The "Global Quinoa Seed Trade Analysis - Growth and Trends" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
The major quinoa producing and exporting countries are Bolivia, Peru, Ecuador, Chile, Colombia, and the US. The demand of organic quinoa is high in the international markets compared to non-organic quinoa. In terms of imports, US was the largest importer of quinoa in the world, accounting for 53% of quinoa imports, followed by Canada 15%, France 8%, Netherlands 4%, Germany 4%, Australia 3%, and others accounting for a 3% share.
Currently, South America is the largest market for quinoa, followed by North America, Europe, and Asia-Pacific. Asia-Pacific is expected witness the fastest growth rate with a double digit CAGR.
In the year 2015, Peru exported US$143,493 thousand of quinoa, while in the year 2016, the exports totaled US$103,062 thousand. Quinoa in Peru is traditionally produced in the Southern highlands, particularly in the regions of Puno, Arequipa, and Cusco, which account for 66%, 8%, and 7% of the total production. It exports different types of organic and conventional quinoa in colors such as white, black, red, and tricolor. The organic market is the key growth factor for exports. Rising international prices as a result of the stronger demand have encouraged producers to switch from other crops to quinoa. Peru exports more than half of its quinoa products to the US, followed by the Netherlands, Canada, and Germany.
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