Carrot And Turnip Market Overview in Belize
In value terms, carrot and turnip production declined dramatically to $ in 2019 estimated in export prices. Over the period under review, production saw a strong expansion. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2009 with an increase of % year-to-year. Carrot and turnip production peaked at $ in 2018, and then shrank dramatically in the following year.
The average yield of carrots and turnips in Belize reached tonnes per ha in 2019, approximately equating the year before. Overall, the yield saw a relatively flat trend pattern. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2011 with an increase of % year-to-year. Over the period under review, the average carrot and turnip yield reached the maximum level at tonnes per ha in 2015; however, from 2016 to 2019, the yield failed to regain the momentum. Despite the increased use of modern agricultural techniques and methods, future yield figures may still be impacted by adverse weather conditions.
In 2019, the carrot and turnip harvested area in Belize stood at ha, surging by % on the previous year. In general, the harvested area continues to indicate resilient growth. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2009 with an increase of % against the previous year. The carrot and turnip harvested area peaked in 2019 and is likely to see gradual growth in the near future.
The revenue of the carrot and turnip market in Belize fell to $ in 2019, reducing by -% against the previous year. This figure reflects the total revenues of producers and importers (excluding logistics costs, retail marketing costs, and retailers' margins, which will be included in the final consumer price). In general, consumption, however, recorded a prominent expansion. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2012 with an increase of % against the previous year. Carrot and turnip consumption peaked at $ in 2018, and then contracted in the following year.