Processed Food Products

In 2019, the value of U.S. exports to the world reached $6.7 billion, up 7 percent from the prior year. The United States’ geographic neighbors, Canada and Mexico, remain the top two markets, accounting for nearly 42 percent of total exports to the world. The largest year to year increase was to “all other” countries who purchased $218 million over the previous year including $40 million increase to CAFTA-DR trade partners. Other countries with large increases over 2018 values were South Korea and China, up $134 million and $57 million respectively. U.S. exports of prepared foods to U.S. Free Trade Agreement partner countries account for 60 percent of total exports.

More information from the 2019 U.S. Agricultural Export Yearbook

Data & Analysis

August 11, 2020
Russia, a net importer of consumer-oriented products, is the largest consumer market in Europe with almost 145 million consumers.
August 5, 2020
Weekly report as of July 31, 2020, of COVID-19 impact on India's food retail sector.
July 29, 2020
U.S. exports of consumer-oriented food products to Saudi Arabia increased by approximately 11 percent in 2019 - to a record high of $588 million.
July 29, 2020
More than 70 percent of French household food purchases are made in supermarkets, discount stores, and smaller local stores.