According to the data prepared by Hortoinfo from the Estacom statistical service (Icex-Tax Agency), Spain imported 77.73 million kilos of peppers for €72.34 million and an average price of € 0.93/kg in the 2020/2021 campaign.
91.96% of the total volume, i.e. 71.48 million kilos, was imported from Morocco. The value of these purchases stood at €64.3 million, and the average price was €0.90/kg.
Morocco was followed by France, which sold 3.54 million kilos of peppers to Spain in the 2020/2021 campaign for €3.11 million and an average price of € 0.88/kg.
Portugal ranked third with 810,724 kilos of peppers for €1.19 million and an average price of €1.47/kg.
Imports by provinces
Almeria was the province that imported most peppers during the campaign. The companies from this province imported a total of 20.6 million kilos of peppers for €17.7 million and an average price of €0.86/kg.
It was followed by Murcia, which imported 14.5 million kilos of peppers for €11.79 million and an average price of €0.81/kg
Barcelona ranked third with a volume of 6.43 million kilos worth €6 million and an average price of €0.93/kg.