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 […]

Ecuador’s Bananas Exports by Country

Blessed with plantations located in the northwestern part of South America, Ecuador is the world’s number one exporter of bananas including plantains. During 2016, Ecuador exported US$2.7 billion worth of bananas delivered to 71 countries worldwide. That dollar amount represents a 31.7% increase since 2012 but a -2.8% downtick from 2015 to 2016. Despite the […]

Soya Beans Exports by Country

Global sales from soya beans exports by country amounted to US$52.2 billion in 2016. Overall, the value of soya beans exports were down by an average -2.1% for all exporting countries since 2012 when soya beans shipments were valued at $53.3 billion. Year over year, the value of global soya beans exports increased by 2.3% […]

Potatoes Exports by Country

Global sales from potatoes exports by country amounted to US$3.7 billion during 2016 for products in their raw form, while the value of shipments for prepared or preserved potatoes including frozen french fries represents an additional $8.5 billion. Overall, the value of raw potatoes exports increased in value by an average 7.6% for all exporting […]

Asparagus Exports by Country

Global sales from asparagus exports by country amounted to US$1.3 billion in 2016. Overall, the value of asparagus exports were up by an average 23.6% for all exporting countries since 2012 when asparagus shipments were valued at $1 billion. From 2015 to 2016, the dollar-value improvement for global asparagus exports improved by 12%. North America […]

Pumpkin Exports by Country

Among the world’s exported squash and gourds, none is more prominent than the pumpkin particularly around October 31 each Halloween. Pumpkin exports by country totaled US$1.2 billion in 2016, up by 44.4% for all pumpkin shippers over the five-year period starting in 2012. However, the value of global pumpkin exports dipped -1.9% from 2015 to […]