According to USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) August 28 Vegetables report, the 2014 contract production of the four major processing vegetables (tomatoes, sweet corn, snap beans, and green peas) is projected to total 18.2 million short tons, up 14 percent from last year.
Exporters from developing countries (DCs) can profit from the growing German imports of fresh avocados. Good opportunities exist for ready-to-eat avocados. Additionally, DC exporters can differentiate themselves on the market with organic certification.
Buyer requirements can be divided into:
- musts, requirements you must meet in order to enter the market, such as legal requirements,
- common requirements, which are those most of your competitors have already implemented, in other words, the ones you need to comply with in order to keep up with the market, and
- niche market requirements for specific segments.
El poder de compra de los compradores europeos concentrados es alto. El poder del proveedor para los nichos de productos y proveedores que producen Premium podrían ser algo mayores y se espera que aumente en el futuro en línea con la demanda creciente de frutas y vegetales tropicales, exóticos y fuera de temporada.
The purchasing-power of concentrated European buyers is high. Supplier-power for niche products and premium produce suppliers may be somewhat higher and is expected to increase in the future in line with growing demand for tropical, exotic and off-season fruit and vegetables.