Cote d'Ivoire: Food Processing Ingredients Annual

  |   Attaché Report (GAIN)   |   IV2024-0003
Cote d’Ivoire’s food processing industry is developing and remains a major importer of ingredients for food processing. These imports will continue to grow as the sector is unable to meet increased demand. Cote d’Ivoire’s imports of food processing ingredients totaled $845 million in 2023, an increase of about 6.8 percent from $791 million in 2022. There are significant opportunities for imported food ingredients in Cote d’Ivoire. The food retail industry is a fast-growing sector thanks to expanding urbanization and a growing middle-class. Despite inflation and the high cost of living, consumers continue to demand quality products.

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