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Mexico’s tequila exports record the largest increase in 14 years in 2020
By: Date: 2021-03-18 Categories: Internationalfood Tags: ,

Mexico’s “Financier” reported on March 17 that Mexican tequila exports totaled 286.7 million liters in 2020, an increase of 16.2%year-on-year, the largest increase in 14 years and the largest export volume on record, 88.7%of which were exported to the United States. In 2020, the production of black tequila totaled 374 million liters, a year-on-year increase of 6.3%.

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Mexico’s tequila production in January 2021 increased by 51%year-on-year
By: Date: 2021-03-16 Categories: Internationalfood Tags: ,

Mexico’s”Economist” reported on March 8 that in January this year, Mexican tequila produced a total of 34.3 million liters, an increase of 51.1%from 22.7 million liters in the same period in 2020; exports of 20.5 million liters, compared with the same period in 2020 19.1 million liters increased by 7.3%. The United States is the main export market, accounting for 89%of total Mexican exports.

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Mexico releases draft conformity assessment procedure for tequila
By: Date: 2020-07-24 Categories: Internationalfood Tags: ,

On July 21, 2020, the Mexico Official Gazette website published the”Draft Tequila Conformity Assessment Procedure”. The draft stipulates the procedures for the official competent authority to conduct conformity assessment of tequila products and the entire production and processing process of authorized manufacturers to verify whether tequila products meet the Mexican official standard NOM-006-SCFI-2012″Alcoholic Beverages” -Tequila Specification.

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