Sorry hipsters, quinoa prices likely to rise as Peru eyes China market

//Sorry hipsters, quinoa prices likely to rise as Peru eyes China market

Sorry hipsters, quinoa prices likely to rise as Peru eyes China market

Hipsters beware. Quinoa prices are set to rise as Peru, the world’s largest producer of the seed, will start exporting the protein-rich crop to China.Late last month, officials from both countries signed a customs agreement in Beijing allowing imports of quinoa from Peru for the first time.The accord follows similar agreements for shrimp last year and blueberries in 2016 and comes as the Andean nation rapidly expands shipments of fresh produce while diversifying an export basket dominated by…

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