Which Country Exports the Most Jams, Jellies, Puree and Pastes in the World?

Fruit And Vegetables May 28, 2018
Author: Sergey Avramenko
Head of Global Markets Research Team

In 2016, approx. 1.7M tonnes of jam were exported worldwide; leveling off at the previous year level. The total export volume increased at an average annual rate of +2.9% from jam to 2016; however, the trend pattern indicated some noticeable fluctuations throughout the analyzed period. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2014, an increase of 16% y-o-y. Global jam export peaked in 2016, and are likely to continue its growth in the near future.

In value terms, jam exports amounted to $3.1B in 2016. The total export value increased at an average annual rate of +3.2% over the period from jam to 2016; however, the trend pattern indicated some noticeable fluctuations over the period under review. Global jam export peaked of $3.3B in 2014; however, from 2015 to 2016, it stood at a somewhat lower level.

Top Jam Exporting Countries in the World

1. France (354.2 million USD)

2. Turkey (280.7 million USD)

3. Italy (247.5 million USD)

4. Germany (211.6 million USD)

5. Belgium (178.3 million USD)

6. Spain (177.7 million USD)

7. Chile (135.9 million USD)

8. India (131.7 million USD)

9. Netherlands (122.7 million USD)

10. China (77.3 million USD)

11. Ecuador (44.5 million USD)

12. Guatemala (24.1 million USD)

Jam Exports By Country

Chile (148K tonnes), Italy (128K tonnes), India (120K tonnes), Spain (109K tonnes), France (95K tonnes), Belgium (89K tonnes), Germany (84K tonnes), Ecuador (80K tonnes), the Netherlands (66K tonnes), Guatemala (58K tonnes), China (56K tonnes), and Turkey (56K tonnes) represented roughly 65% of total exports of jam in 2016.

From jam to 2016, the most notable growth rate of jam exports, among the main exporting countries, was attained by Chile (+119.3% per year), while the other global leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

In value terms, France ($354M), Turkey ($281M) and Italy ($248M) were the countries with the highest levels of exports in 2016, with a combined 28% share of global exports. These countries were followed by Germany, Belgium, Spain, Chile, India, the Netherlands, China, Ecuador and Guatemala, which together accounted for a further 36%.

Guatemala (+25.7% per year) recorded the highest growth rate of jam exports, in terms of the main exporting countries, over the last 9 years, while the other global leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Jam Export Prices By Country

The average jam export price stood at $1,847 per tonne in 2016, stabilizing at the previous year level. In general, jam export price continues to indicate a relatively flat trend pattern. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2008, when it surged by 14% y-o-y. Over the period under review, average jam export price attained its maximum level of $2,109 per tonne in 2013; however, from 2014 to 2016, it failed to regain its strength.

There were significant differences in the average export prices amongst major exporting countries. In 2016, the country with the highest export prices was Turkey ($5,044 per tonne), while Guatemala ($412 per tonne) was among the lowest.

From jam to 2016, the most notable growth rate of jam export prices was attained by Ecuador (+13.4% per year), while the other global leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

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All data provided in this article covers the following product: HS Code 2007 - Jams, fruit jellies, marmalades, fruit or nut puree and fruit or nut pastes, being cooked preparations; whether or not containing added sugar or other sweetening matter.

Source: World: Jams, Jellies, Puree And Pastes - Market Report. Analysis And Forecast To 2025