Last season, Spanish pepper exports achieved their highest export value ever.
Spain exported 865.6 million kilos of pepper in the 2021/2022 campaign for a record 1,363.15 million euros and an average price of €1.57/kg.
Germany was the country that acquired the most Spanish pepper last year. It purchased 276.46 million kilos for 453.24 million euros, at an average price of €1.64/kg, the highest price among the five largest importers of Spanish pepper.
France was the second-biggest buyer of Spanish peppers, with a total of 119.57 million kilos, 185.78 million euros, and an average price of €1.55/kg.
The UK ranked third with 118.73 million kilos, 191.95 million euros, and an average price of €1.62/kg.
Together, these three destinations accounted for 59.47% of all Spanish pepper foreign sales, equivalent to 514.76 million kilos.
The Netherlands ranked fourth with 84.17 million kilos of Spanish tomatoes worth 120.75 million euros and an average price of €1.43/kg.
Italy ranked fifth with 56.55 million kilos, 64.34 million euros, and an average price of €1.14/kg.