Injera Exports Reach New Heights

May 28 , 2022


The export of injera brought in 36 million dollars over the first three quarters of the financial year. It is nearly half of the 81 million dollars generated from food and beverage exports over the same period, representing a 41pc jump. Beer, spices, and horticultural products account for most of the balance. Injera is made from teff, a round grain that flourishes in the highlands of Ethiopia. It has high nutritional value and contains practically no gluten. The staple food is mainly exported to markets hosting large Ethiopian diaspora populations, such as the US and Europe. Over a dozen legally registered companies were involved in injera exports in 2020, generating a little less than eight million dollars.


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