Challapata Market Update, 22.2.2015

On Sunday 22 February the Challapata market price for white quinoa went down further, and reached the same price level as black quinoa, 900 Bolivianos per quintal (US$2.91 per kg). So far, the lowest price for white quinoa since January 2014 was US$3.17 per kg.

Many producers keep their stocks of white quinoa in the communities, where they maintain a stable price level of 1400 Bolivianos per quintal (US$ 4.53).

On the Challapata market, red quinoa closed at 1300 Bolivianos per quintal, equivalent to US$4.20 per kg.