Browsing: Benefits of Banana to Africa

Cameroon exported a total of 22,604 tons on the international market in March 2022, 12% compared to the previous year’s 20,184 tons.
  • Cameroon exported 24,643 tons of bananas in December 2022 compared to 20,631 in 2021.
  • According to the Cameroon Banana Association (ASSOBACAM) report, the sharp increase in banana exports in December 2022 is a result of the successful performances of Cameroon’s three main producers.
  • Experts are racing against time to stop a new banana disease threatening banana plants in Africa. 

The Cameroon Banana Association recently published data on the country’s banana exports. The data shows that the country exported 24,643 tonnes in December 2022, compared to 20,631 in the same period in 2021. This is an increase of 16.2 per cent year-on-year.

This upward performance is driven by three of the country’s main producers. Indeed, the market leader, Plantations du Haut Penja (PHP), a local subsidiary of the Compagnie fruitière de Marseille, reported an increase in exports in December 2022. The company exported a total of 19,572 tonnes compared to 17,677 …