Mexico. Pineapple production sharply in increase

01.02.2017

Mexico recorded a remarkable growth rate of 24.7% in terms of its pineapple production.
 
SAGARPA, the Secretariat of Agriculture, announces that Mexico is in the TOP 10 of the major pineapple producers in the world. Within a few years, Mexican pineapple production has increased remarkably from 702,000 tonnes in 2010 to 875,742 tonnes in 2016.
 
The main producer states are Veracruz (64.9% of the national volume), Oaxaca (12.8%), Tabasco (6.2%), Quintana Roo (4.6%) and Jalisco (2.8%). The main destinations are the United States, South Korea and Spain.


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