Costa Rica: Food Processing Ingredients

  |   Attaché Report (GAIN)   |   CS2022-0004

Though relatively small, the Costa Rican food processing sector relies on U.S. exporters to maintain critical supply chains. Proximity, reliability, and familiarity help make the United States the preferred supplier for a wide range of food processing ingredients, including wheat, corn, and animal proteins. U.S. agricultural and related products exports to Costa Rica climbed to a record high of nearly $1 billion in 2021, despite global logistics challenges and associated increased shipping costs.

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