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.

Peruvian Asparagus Importers Association Eager for More Promotion with News of Per Capita Consumption Increase

The Peruvian Asparagus Importers Association (PAIA) has released its 2020/2021 Fresh Asparagus Statistics, Category Trends and Demographics Report. “This year’s report is ready and available for distribution and we are very happy to report an increase

Peru Remains Top Player in Fresh Asparagus Market

According to the United States Department of Agriculture Foreign Agricultural Service statistics, Peruvian asparagus imports have grown to over 206 million pounds in 2020. Peru is ranked as one of the top 5 countries that make up the majority contribution of fresh asparagus consumption in the United States for 2020.

Peruvian Asparagus Importers Association Peruvian Asparagus Volumes Continue Steady

The Peruvian Asparagus Importers Association (PAIA) encourages retailers to promote Peruvian asparagus throughout December 2020 and into the New Years’ holiday. December’s steady harvesting, packing and shipping results in the freshest product at U.S. retailer shelves.