As more Americans search for 'premium' meats, US sales of Prosciutto di Parma grew 39% in last three years

May 11, 2017 895

BY: Adi Menayang

Numbers from the Consorzio del Prosciutto di Parma , a consortium of 150 producers producing 9 million branded hams under the EU’s Protected Designation of Origin, reveal that export volume to the US was at 623,000 hams, a 7% increase over 2015.

It’s another year of export growth to the US, according to the consortium—packaged pre­sliced ham sales in the U.S. market grew compared to the previous year, with a 39% increase in the period between 2013 and 2016. Pre­sliced prosciutto currently accounts for 19% of total Prosciutto di Parma production

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