South Africa mushrooms export quantities

In 2019 South Africa sold 1,064,876 tonnes of mushrooms. In 2019 alone, the interest in South Africa mushrooms (vegetables category) has reduced, with a change of -3.837 pc compared to the year 2018. Between 2017 and 2019, mushrooms' exports went up by 8.3 pc bringing the nation US$4.33m for the year 2019. South Africa's mushrooms exports are categorised as:

  • Mushrooms of the genus "Agaricus", prepared or preserved otherwise than by vinegar or acetic acid (HS code 200310)
  • Dried mushrooms of the genus "Agaricus", whole, cut, sliced, broken or in powder, but not further prepared (HS code 071231)
  • Mushrooms of the genus "Agaricus", provisionally preserved, e.g., by sulphur dioxide gas, in brine, in sulphur water or in other preservative solutions, but unsuitable in that state for immediate consumption (HS code 071151)
  • Fresh or chilled mushrooms of the genus "Agaricus" (HS code 070951)


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South Africa mushrooms export values

In 2019, South Africa shipped mushrooms costing 4.33m USD, an increment of 9.18% from 2018's total mushrooms export of 3.966m USD. The annual change in value of South Africa mushrooms between 2017 to 2018 was 9.377 pc.

The annual change in the amount of South Africa's mushrooms exports between 2017 and 2019 was 8.3 pc when compared to a variation of -3.837% in the growth rate between 2018 and 2019.


Export markets for South Africa mushrooms ( in '000$ )

South Africa's leading export markets for mushrooms are Namibia, Zambia, Botswana, Lesotho and Malawi.


South Africa brought in 1,241 tonnes of mushrooms in 2019.