Peruvian Asparagus Importers Association Shares 2022/2023 Fresh Asparagus Statistics, Category Trends and Demographics Report

“Both Peru and Mexico have reduced imports in 2022, due to many contributing factors with mostly due to weather conditions.  This decline in volume has continued into 2023 and has challenged industry and retailers,” states Priscilla Lleras, Executive Director of PAIA.

Peruvian Asparagus Importers Association: Asparagus Production Woes for 2023

Peruvian Asparagus Importers Association discussed the asparagus industry 2023 production difficulties at their June 22nd, PAIA Board Meeting, in Miami Florida.  

Peruvian Asparagus Importers Association Issues 2021/2022 Fresh Asparagus Statistics, Category Trends and Demographics Report

The Peruvian Asparagus Importers Association (PAIA) has released its 2021/2022 Fresh Asparagus Statistics, Category Trends and Demographics Report. “PAIA encourages retailers to take advantage of the expected increase of consumer consumption in the Northeast Region,” says Priscilla Lleras-Bush of PAIA. 

Peruvian Asparagus Imports Continue to Climb

Peruvian fresh asparagus continues to enjoy a prominent place in the U.S. market. In 2021, U.S. imports from Peru increased 9% over the previous year, according to USDA statistics, to 224,871,286 pounds. Ranked as a principal source country for fresh asparagus, Peruvian imports account for almost US $274 million annually.

PAIA Celebrates 20 Years and Looks to Successful Season

Peruvian Asparagus Importer’s Association (PAIA) members expect a high volume, successful asparagus season. PAIA’s importer-members represent over 90% of the fresh asparagus imported and consumed within the United States. The association’s importer and related industry members have worked diligently through the past year to ensure seamless and consistent supply for the 2021 season.