Cultural and Travel News Peru

Peru Wins Award at Tourism Competition in Spain

Tuesday January 24, 2017

Peru recently won an award in tourism at a tourism competition in Spain. This fair was the 22nd Best Active Tourism Product Competition.

The competition was put on by the International Tourism Trade Fair, intended to promote tourism across the globe and expand upon the existing products in the industry.

The publication called ´´Peru, Mucho Gusto´´ won the award for Food&Wine Tourism. The award was given by a panel of people in various facets of tourism, whether that be magazines, social media, or otherwise. (more…)

The popularity of Peru´s quinoa

Thursday November 03, 2016

Peruvian grown quinoa is ever increasing in popularity. In fact, quinoa exports reached 33,778 tons in the first 8 months of this year.

The Association of Peruvian Exporters says that this marks a 36% increase of quinoa from the same period the year before.

However, experts also assert that revenues are decreasing, dropping 14% from the year before. Many say that this is due to an oversupply of the quinoa crop, therefore causing the price of quinoa to decrease.

The Association of Peruvian Exporters asserts that it is striving to promote quinoa´s benefits and different ways to use it. (more…)

Peru´s coffee exports are thriving this year

Tuesday September 27, 2016

According to Peru´s National Coffee Board, Peru´s coffee exports have increased by 38% this year, thus proving that coffee exports are thriving.

The President of Peru´s National Coffee Board, Tomas Cordova, announced that the period between January and August of this year saw coffee exports total $323 million.

Cordova comments on the fact that coffee exports totaled 2,250,000 quintals. He says, ´´If the weather and pests do not cause major problems, and taking into account the current flowering of coffee trees, we might exceed 6,500,000 quintals in 2017.´´ (more…)

The consumption of fine chocolate increased with more than 20% because of Mother’s Day

Monday May 09, 2016

The consumption of fine chocolate in Peru increased with more than 20% the days before Mother’s Day. This time of the year chocolate is a popular gift for all the mothers.

Thanks to the high cocoa content in the Peruvian chocolate it is considered to be healthy product, which makes it a popular gift every year for Mother’s Day according to the manager of Incas Aztecas & Mayas.

A variety of bonbons are the company’s best sold products.

On special occasions like this (more…)

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