During the 2018/2019 campaign, which went from September 1, 2018 to August 31, 2019, six out of every ten Spanish tomatoes exported came from the province of Almeria, according to data that Hortoinfo produced based on information of the Estacom statistical service (Icex-Tax Agency).
The Andalusian province exported 471.29 million kilos of tomatoes this campaign worth 566.07 million euros, a value that was 6.6% higher than in the previous campaign due to a 6.38% increase in export prices, which reached the highest value of the last ten years, 1.201 €/kg.
Andalusia was followed by Murcia, which sold 89.84 million kilos abroad (11.44% of the Spanish total) for 75.78 million euro, at an average price of 0.843 €/kg.
The province of Granada ranked third among the largest Spanish exporters with a volume of 53.72 million kilos (6.8%) worth 117.95 million euro, and an average price of 2.195 €/kg, which exceeds the price achieved by Almeria by 82.76%.
The province of Las Palmas ranked fourth with 42.76 million kilos exported (5.44%) worth 32.01 million euro, and an average price of 0.749 €/kg.
Alicante ranked fifth with 37.93 million kilos (4.83%) worth 39.94 million euro and an average price of 1.053 €/kg.