European quinoa market continues fast growth while prices have dropped

With the year 2015 coming to a close, import figures show that the quinoa market is still growing rapidly. In the year ending October 2015, imports increased by 40% compared to the year before (Figure 1). This is exactly the same growth rate as recorded a year earlier, from 2013 to 2014. In the year … Read moreEuropean quinoa market continues fast growth while prices have dropped

New CBI factsheet quinoa in Europe published

The CBI factsheet published in December 2015 gives a bird’s eye view of the European quinoa market and opportunities for exporters. Based on trade data until May 2015, the study suggests that import growth is flattening out and consumption and imports are spreading from early adopters to other European countries. The claim that consumption may … Read moreNew CBI factsheet quinoa in Europe published

Challapata Market Price Service Discontinued

Recent developments have diminished the relevance of the Challapata market for the export prices of quinoa. At Mercadero we have therefore decided to discontinue the Challapata price service, following the suggestion of our informants. There are two main reasons for this: both quality and price of quinoa traded at Challapata are no longer representative for … Read moreChallapata Market Price Service Discontinued

Growth of EU Quinoa Imports Accelerates to 57% in January-May 2015

Growth of EU quinoa imports from Peru, Bolivia and Ecuador accelerated to 57% in January-May 2015 compared to the same period in 2014. In January- May 2014 imports grew at ‘only’ 32% compared to a year before. In 2014 as a whole the import volume from these three countries was 14,468 MT, which constituted an … Read moreGrowth of EU Quinoa Imports Accelerates to 57% in January-May 2015