Peruvian sauces’ exports totaled more than US $ 801,000

Isabel Guerra

Peruvian exports of chili and spices amounted to US$ 801,418 in the first half of 2009, with the United States being the main consumer, according to the Peruvian Exporters’ Association (Adex).

As a proof that Peruvian gastronomy is becoming more and more popular around the world, Peruvian exports of sauces totaled 12 shipments worth US$ 469,615, with the US as the main destination market.

Some samples among the variety of exported Peruvian sauces are chile pepper Aji Panca, yellow chili, hot pepper, coriander, huancaina sauce, ocopa sauce, etc.

According to ADEX Data Trade Intelligence System, these products were sent to a total of 16 countries, which ranking was led by United States that imported US$ 605,589 in the first six months of the year.

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