During the last four years, Peru has become the largest exporter of not only Quinoa, the golden grain of the inca’s, but also of maca, a root that belongs to the radish family, and asparagus. This has been reported by the Peruvian Ministry of Agriculture (MINAGRI).
With this success Peru is now one of the world’s top 10 providers of food, thanks to the wonderfull soil donditions and micro-climates. Next to maca, asparagus and quinoa, Peru also exports grapes, avocados, beans, ginger mangoes and coffee; Peru is actually the second largest exporter of organic coffee. (more…)