Top Brussels Sprouts Exports by Country

Grown for its edible buds which resemble miniature cabbages, Brussels sprouts exports by country totaled US$183.5 million in 2016. That dollar amount represents a 36.6% gain for all Brussels sprouts shippers over the five-year period starting in 2012. Year over year, the value of exported Brussels sprouts increased by 12.9% from 2015 to 2016. Among […]

Top Garlic Exports by Country

Remarkable for its sharp and pungent taste resembling horse radish or minced onions combined with chives, garlic is a popular seasoning ingredient. Raw or cooked garlic cloves are also used for medicinal purposes in many cultures. Garlic exports by country totaled a formidable US$3.6 billion in 2016, up by 82.5% for all garlic shippers over […]

Top Fresh Spinach Exports by Country

An iron-rich leafy green vegetable, exports of fresh or chilled spinach totaled US$293.1 million in 2016. That dollar amount represents a 50.6% gain for all spinach shippers over the five-year period starting in 2012. Globally, the value of exported spinach appreciated 5.6% from 2015 to 2016. Among continents, North American countries accounted for the highest […]

Top Lettuce Exports by Country

Lettuce exports by country totaled US$2.4 billion in 2016, up by 2.6% for all lettuce shippers over the five-year period starting in 2012. Year over year, the value of globally exported lettuce dipped -0.1% from 2015 to 2016. Among continents, European countries accounted for the highest dollar worth of exported lettuce during 2016 with shipments […]

Avocados Exports by Country

Noted for smooth texture, avocados have a distinct and subtle flavor used in savory and sweet dishes around the globe. These pear-shaped berries have a high fat content and are popular in vegetarian recipes as a meat-substitute in sandwiches and salads. Avocados exports by country totaled US$4.3 billion in 2016, up by 120.2% for all […]

Top Imported Fruits Most Loved by Americans

Bananas, avocados and fresh grapes are America’s three most popular imported fruits representing 44.2% of the value of all fruits imported into the United States during 2016. Overall in 2016, US demand amounted to US$13.8 billion worth of imported fruits. That dollar amount equals a 47.1% increase from the value of America’s imported fruits during […]

Turkey Exports by Country

Globally US$2.5 billion worth of turkey meat was exported during 2016. That dollar amount represents a -7.4% decline since 2012 when total turkey meat exports equaled $2.7 billion. Over half (55.5%) of turkey exports were fresh or chilled meat compared to 44.5% for frozen turkey exports. At 12.2% a much smaller percentage represents whole turkeys […]

China’s Rice Imports by Country

Given the 1.4 billion mouths to feed in China, it should come as no surprise that the People’s Republic is the world’s number 1 importer of rice. Rice imports by country cost China a total US$1.6 billion in purchases from 12 rice-supplying trade partners in 2016. That dollar amount represents a 40.9% increase since 2012 […]