Germany: Potential Buyer of Quinoa
Potential Buyer of Quinoa
Germany is the second largest importer country of quinoa in Europe and the fourth most important importer worldwide, after USA, Canada and France.
Germany imported USD 16 million on the year 2016 equivalent to 5,281 tons of quinoa.
However, the most relevant is that Germany is the market with the largest growth of quinoa imports compared with its neighbors markets.
In the year 2012, Germany imported USD 992K while in the year 2016 was USD 16 million. In the last 5 years, Germany increase 1500% its imports of quinoa by amount and 1200% by volume (TM).
For more details you can check our analysis we did few days ago about Quinoa Global Trade. There you can see the evolution of the exports and imports of quinoa in the last 5 years (from 2012 to 2016) country by country. More than 100 hundred countries analyzed. See: Quinoa Global Trade
Prices of quinoa in Germany
German companies import quinoa to a average price of USD 2.97 by kilogram. It depends of the type of quinoa, presentation, color, organic or conventional.
Every year more and more German companies start business with quinoa such as importers, exporters, distributors, traders and manufacturers. Now, we can see in the German groceries markets more products with quinoa exported by Peru, Bolivia, USA and other large exporters.
Presentations, types and colors of quinoa imported by Germany
Germany imports mainly the following presentations of quinoa: quinoa in grains, quinoa cooked, quinoa canned, quinoa flour, quinoa flakes, quinoa dried, quinoa powder, quinoa iqf, quinoa seed, quinoa noodles and quinoa frozen.
About types, German companies prefer to import organic quinoa than conventional quinoa. European markets have growth trend for organic foods and quinoa is not the exception.
Finally, the colors most popular for German importers are white, red, black and tricolor. The last one is a type of quinoa is growing in preference in the last year. Restaurants and consumers choose tricolor for presentation of meals and different texture than white.
Bonus: let's see some German importers of quinoa
In the following interactive analysis, you can see and play with some of the most important German importers of quinoa, the presentation, type and color of quinoa they buy and some of their global suppliers.