Italian cured meat exports grow up

13/08/2015 italian cured meat exports

According to data by Assica (Association of Meat and Salumi Industrialist belonging to Confindutria) Italian cured meat exports came to 70,630 tonnes (+7%) worth 590.8 million euros (+8,4%).

The last report confirm the trend in the first quarter and the acceleration of the sector starting from 2013.

The cured meat products with a strong growth are:

  • Cured ham, in particular the boneless hams
  • Salami, in spite of the decline exports to the Russian Federation (-70%) due to import blocks imposed in response to non-tariff barriers in Baltic and trade tensions linked with the crisis in Ukraine.
  • Mortadella and Wurstel, with excellent results in Switzerland and USA
  • Boiled ham, in particular in EU countries
  • Bacon, with excellent performance in non-EU countries
  • Bresaola with positive data in UK, France and Netherlands

The infographic below shows the scenario of Italian cured meat export :

 Italian cured meat export



Source:  Eurocarne 

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