Processed Food Products

U.S. Processed Food Products Exports in 2021

Total Export Value
$34.24 Billion
Total Volume (Millions)
11 Metric Tons
3-Year Average
$31.76 Billion
Compound Average Growth
2.6% (2012-2021)

Top 10 Markets for Processed Food Products in 2021

Market Total Value (USD)
Canada $10.4 Billion
Mexico $4.77 Billion
European Union $2.01 Billion
Japan $1.85 Billion
South Korea $1.66 Billion
China $1.42 Billion
Philippines $846.99 Million
Australia $774.11 Million
United Kingdom $765.53 Million
Taiwan $659.23 Million
Top 10 Processed Food Products Export Markets 2012 - 2021
Annual Processed Food Products Exports 2012 - 2021

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Philippines: Pet Food Market Brief

With one of the highest dog and cat ownership rates in Asia, the Philippines presents a growing opportunity for U.S. pet food. As pets became more popular household companions, especially during the pandemic, pet ownership and pet food sales have grown immensely over the past five years.
International Agricultural Trade Report

Opportunities for U.S. Consumer-Oriented Products in Peru

Peru is the third-largest South American market for U.S. consumer-oriented agricultural products. Increasing wealth and lower barriers to entry were facilitated by the implementation of the U.S.-Peru Trade Promotion Agreement (PTPA), resulting in a 423-percent increase in consumer-oriented exports from $65 million in 2009 to $340 million in 2021.
On January 10, 2023, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare/Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) issued an order pertaining to FSSAI Order TIC-20012/2/2021-IMPORTS-FSSAI (E-2475), extending for a second time, the effective compliance date.

News and Features

In honor of National Hot Sauce Day, USDA-FAS is celebrating a category of U.S. food exports that come in small packages but pack a lot of flavors and often heat – condiments and sauces. In 2021, the export of U.S.-made condiments and sauces was valued at $2 billion.
Foreign Agricultural Service Administrator Daniel Whitley led a USDA trade mission to the Philippines, July 18-21. He was joined by representatives from 29 U.S. agribusinesses and farm organizations and 10 state departments of agriculture, working...
U.S. products took center stage in Guadalajara May 17-19 at Mexico’s largest annual food industry trade show. FAS Administrator Daniel Whitley was there to lend his support.

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