Brazil, a Superpower in Cookie Consumption, Just Behind the US

    A bag of Brazilian cookies

    A bag of Brazilian cookies Brazilian cookie exports totaled US$ 114 million last year, which represented growth of 24.5% over 2007. In terms of volume, the growth was 4.1%, which represents 46,000 tons. The figures were disclosed this Tuesday, January 20, by the Brazilian National Cookie Industry Association (Anib).

    The main buyer markets for Brazilian cookies were Angola, which represented 22% of the total, Paraguay, with 13%, Argentina, with 9%, Uruguay, with 8.9% and the United States, with 7.7%. The difference with regard to 2007 was Uruguay, which exceeded the United States in the ranking. In the list of main buyers are also England, Germany and France.

    The most exported products were stuffed cookies, which represented 38% of the total, and wafers, with 30%. The sector ended the year with shipments of 1.17 million tons, against 1.13 million in 2007.

    The estimate for 2009 is for growth of 2.2% in volumes shipped. "With regard to the value, we should follow inflation," stated the vice president at Anib, José dos Santos dos Reis, in a company press statement.

    According to the association, in absolute terms, Brazil has remained as the second main cookie market in the world, losing only to the United States. With regard to per capita consumption, the country is in the 12th position, with an of six kilograms a year per person.

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