Morocco is one of the world’s primary suppliers of fresh tomatoes. It is continuing to increase its vegetable exports. The country has achieved new record figures this season as the exports of this product to foreign markets increased compared with the previous year.
For the year 2022/23 (July-June), 716,700 tonnes of Moroccan tomatoes were exported to foreign markets. This brought the country $990 million in export revenue. Over the past five years, the volume of tomato exports from Morocco has increased by more than 25%. Over a decade, the country has shown the fastest growth rates among the largest exporters of these vegetables.
Tomatoes remain the top category in Morocco’s foreign trade in fruits and vegetables, accounting for a share of about a one third in the overall structure of Moroccan fruit and vegetable exports in 2022/23. Tomatoes are exported year-round, with the peak being from November to March.