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Tequila sector breaks export document in 2020

26th January, 2021 by Nicola Carruthers

The Tequila marketplace recorded its maximum ever production and export concentrations in 2020, in accordance to figures from a trade body.


The existing export value of Tequila is somewhere around US$2 billion

Trade team the Consejo Regulador del Tequila (CRT) introduced figures for 2020 that presented 3 new records for the marketplace.

In 2020, creation of Tequila arrived at 374 million litres, of which 286m litres ended up exported to additional than 120 nations.

Additionally, 1.4m tonnes of Tequila manufactured with Blue Weber agave was eaten past calendar year. The CRT said the spirit can only be named ‘Tequila’ if it is produced from Blue Weber agave.

The CRT explained these figures symbolize the optimum in background for the business. The recent export price of Tequila is around US$2 billion, the CRT famous.

Figures from 2020 also uncovered that 1.7m litres of the agave-centered spirit were delivered to the Uk – earning the United kingdom the eighth most well-known import market place for Tequila. In the United kingdom, Tequila has been acknowledged as a geographical Indicator since 2019.

The category is shielded in 55 nations, like the US and the European Union, its two key export marketplaces.

The Tequila industry is created up of 163 qualified Tequila-generating businesses and 8,000 agave producers across a full of 220,000 hectares, according to the CRT. A complete of 1,758 makes generate an authentic solution, while a lot more than 70,000 households rely on the sector.

Last thirty day period, Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson discovered his Teremana Tequila brand is on keep track of to offer 300,000 conditions in its 1st yr.