This is a response post to Chocolateword’s post on the Chinese Siopao. While in Houston, our Filipino friends also bombarded us with siopao to our gusto and delight. It was appetite power over matter then. Now, the paper content in siopaos will completely change the game.
|Top 10 Food Products Exported from China to the United States|
|Fish and shellfish||$ 2.013 billion|
|Fruits and preparations, including frozen juices||$ 816 million|
|Vegetables and preparations||$ 444 million|
|Soft beverages, processed coffee||$ 276 million|
|Feedstuff and food grains||$ 222 million|
|Bakery and confectionary products||$ 173 million|
|Tea, spices and preparations||$ 142 million|
|Nuts and preparations||$ 99 million|
|Meat products, poultry and edible animals||$ 98 million|
|Nonagricultural foods and food additives||$ 85 million|
By volume, China is the largest exporter of seafood to the United States, and the second-largest in terms of monetary value. In particular, China exports significant amounts of shrimp and catfish products, which represent two of the ten most-consumed seafood products in the United States.
Last year, the United States imported nearly $2 trillion of goods worldwide, through more than 825,000 importers.
Source: US Department of Health and Human Services