Costa Rica Retail Foods 2016

Costa Rica

Report Highlights: Supermarkets have reported sales growth of about 20 percent in the last two years in Costa Rica, with this figure growing annually as supermarket chains continue to open new stores. As retail supermarkets expand their reach and consumer base, opportunities for U.S. exporters of food, beverages and agricultural products expand with them. It is estimated that more that 50 percent of all products in grocery stores are imported. Best prospects for U.S. exporters to Costa Rica in 2017 are beef, poultry, pork (chilled/fresh), food ingredients, frozen meals, craft beer, snack foods, pet food, and wine.

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