Thursday, August 11, 2022

Pisco sales grew 87% overseas due to higher demand from the US.

The Association of Exporters (ADEX)’s Agro-Export Management reported that pisco exports totaled US$3,894,000 between January and May, achieving an increase of 87% compared to the same period in 2021 when it amounted to US$2,088,000. Dollar was. ,

Chairman of the Association’s Pisco Committee, Carmen Robati de Moquillaza, He pointed out that the US continues to be the leading market (US$1,645,000), achieving 28% growth and concentrating 42% of the total.

, There is no doubt that consumers in that country recognize the quality of our distillates. However, it is important to continue working to improve its position in other destinations in Europe and Asia.”, he remarked.

In this sense, he noted important the support provided by the Commercial Offices of Peru Foreign (OCEX), whose officials are called upon to promote the consumption of the ‘flag drink’ in other latitudes.

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The second destination was Spain (US$419,765) with an increase of 231% and the Netherlands (US$365,502) with an increase of 82%, Belgium, France, and the United Kingdom, according to data from the ADEX Data Trade Commercial Intelligence System. Colombia, Italy, and Argentina.

In all, there were 31 markets, some of them far away from markets that were already being shipped in small quantities, such as Taiwan (US$56,678), the United Arab Emirates (US$53,112), and China (US$53,112) 34,458), and Latvia. (US$5,051), among others.

The leading companies in the export of pisco between January and May 2022 were Bodega San Isidro, Distillery La Carvedo, Via Tacama, Bodega San Nicolás, Santiago Quirolo, Bodegas y Vinedos Taberno, Destilleria Nacional, Via Okucajé and Agricola Vina Vina Isabel. sac

National Pisco Day

The President of the Association’s Pisco Committee recalled that the fourth Sunday of July is National Pisco Day, a date on which not only should its consumption be promoted, but the pending agenda should also be identified and its production and commercialization guaranteed. progress should be made. at home and abroad.

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He noted the urgency to continue coordinating with the authorities with faithful adherence to the technical standards of the Pisco Denomination of Origin, as the pisco grape is the only input for making the ‘Flag Drink’.

, A census of cultivated areas should also be done to protect the raw material (Piscare grape) and provide some alternatives to the farmers that avoid migration to other crops which may be more profitable for them.”, he concluded.


  • To produce 1 liter of pisco, 7 to 8 kg of pisco grapes are required (Cubranta, Negra Criola, Möller, Uvina, Torrontel, Italia, Albilla, Moscatel).
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