Belgium Sells More Frozen Peas

Belgium continue to grow as an exporter of frozen peas.

Belgium maintained its prominent position as an exporter of frozen peas in the first 10 months of last year, increasing its total sales by 4% from the same period of 2012 to 105,824 tonnes.

Belgium's shipments to its leading destination the UK gained by 11.6% to 29,142 tonnes while those to second top market Germany were 9% higher at 17,425 tonnes. Volumes sold to France dipped by 9% to 9,858 tonnes but there was a 34% surge in off-take from Italy to 9,663 tonnes.