Page 1 Page 2 Page 3 Page 4 Page 5 Page 6 Page 7 Page 8 Page 9 Page 10 Page 11 Page 12 Page 13 Page 14 Page 15 Page 16 Page 17 Page 18 Page 19 Page 20 Page 21 Page 22 Page 23 Page 24 Page 25 Page 26 Page 27 Page 28 Page 29 Page 30 Page 31 Page 32 Page 33 Page 34 Page 35 Page 36 Page 37 Page 38 Page 39 Page 40 Page 41 Page 42 Page 43 Page 4430 News & Views Magazine EDITION 2, 2016 2015 U.S. Exports of Processed Food Products by Product (In Thousands Of Dollars) Food Preparations* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8,467,204 Processed/Prepared Dairy Products . . . . . . . . . . 4,041,783 Non-Alcoholic Beverages . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3,581,262 Snack Foods. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3,372,349 Processed Vegetables & Pulses. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2,708,540 Prepared/Preserved Meats . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2,535,963 Fats & Oils . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2,527,955 Chocolate & Confectionery . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2,293,629 Condiments & Sauces . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1,742,860 Processed Fruit. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1,566,320 *Includes baking inputs, mixes and doughs, flavorings, other ingredients and more. For a detailed breakdown of all exports by product, visit the Foreign Agricultural Service website at http://apps.fas.usda.gov/gats/default.aspx 2015 U.S. Exports of Processed Food Products by Leading Country (In Thousands Of Dollars) Canada . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12,440,217 Mexico . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5,830,346 Japan . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2,246,065 Korea South . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1,493,384 China . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1,319,749 Philippines . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 974,118 United Kingdom . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 950,130 Australia . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 902,214 Hong Kong . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 818,371 Netherlands . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 816,275 U.S. Processed Food Exports The U.S. exports a wide variety of processed foods to many different markets throughout the world. Processed food exports enjoyed a significant growth period beginning in 2009, increasing from $25.6 to $42.3 billion in 2014 before tapering off some to some $40 billion in 2015. California processed food exports totaled $9.2 billion in 2015. Following are the top 10 leading products exported and markets. 2015 California Exports of Processed Food Products by Product (In Thousands Of Dollars) Processed/Prepared Dairy Products. . . . . . . . . . 1,380,034 Food Preparations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1,355,459 Snack Foods. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 862,291 Processed Fruit . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 854,312 Processed Vegetables & Pulses . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 717,869 Non-Alcoholic Beverages . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 554,516 Condiments and Sauces . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 353,612 Chocolate and Confectionery. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 317,505 Prepared/Preserved Meats . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 267,574 Soups . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 207,994 2015 California Exports of Processed Food Products by Leading Country (In Thousands Of Dollars) Canada . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1,685,501 Mexico . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1,192,263 Japan . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 854,481 Korea, South . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 654,128 China . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 435,475 United Kingdom . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 395,578 Australia . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 352,086 Hong Kong . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 314,932 Philippines. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 314,726 Taiwan . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 234,212 According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture Foreign Agricultural Service, the definition of "processed food" includes products that go beyond what USDA classifies as agricultural products, and California contributes to a significant percent of that total each year.The“ag only”total processed foods category excludes distilled spirits, other alcoholic beverages and prepared/preserved seafood.