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Keeping You In The Know: BEVERAGE INGREDIENT TARIFFS

Beverage Ingredient Tariffs

Recent activities surrounding newly imposed tariffs have many beverage brand owners uncertain of what to expect when sourcing ingredients. To keep you in the know, we compiled a list of beverage related commodities to place on your radar as you plan for 2019. 

  • Almonds (shelled and unshelled)
  • Apples (fresh and dried)
  • Apricots (fresh and dried)
  • Bananas (fresh and dried)
  • Beta Carotene
  • Bilberries
  • Blackberries (fresh and frozen)
  • Cantaloupe
  • Carambola (starfruit)
  • Carob
  • Cashews (shelled and unshelled)
  • Chayote
  • Cherries
  • Chili peppers
  • Chitosan 
  • Citric Acid
  • Coconut (dried, without inner shell, and other)
  • Coffee
  • Cooking Oil, including soybean, coconut, and corn
  • Corn and corn products
  • Cowberries
  • Cranberries
  • Cucumbers & Gherkins
  • Currants (frozen)
  • Dairy
  • Dates (fresh and dried)
  • Durian
  • Erythritol
  • Figs (fresh and dried)
  • Fruit & Vegetable Juices (including apple, pear, pineapple, tomato, grapefruit, etc.)
  • Fruit Pastes, Purees, Jams, & Jellies
  • Gooseberries (frozen)
  • Grapefruit
  • Grapes
  • Guava (fresh and dried)
  • Honey
  • Hydroxypropyl Methyl Cellulose
  • Kale
  • Kiwi
  • L-Arginine
  • L-Citrulline 
  • Lemons
  • Limes
  • L-Malic Acid
  • Loganberries
  • Longan (fresh and dried)
  • Lotus fog
  • Lychee (fresh and dried)
  • Magnesium Carbonate
  • Mango (fresh and dried)
  • Mangosteen (fresh and dried)
  • Maple Sugar & Maple Syrup
  • Microcrystalline Cellulose
  • Mulberries (fresh and frozen)
  • Mushrooms
  • Nectarines
  • Oats
  • Orange Juice
  • Oranges (fresh and dried)
  • Other Citrus (including clementines, mandarins, pomelos, and satsumas)
  • Other Fresh, Dried, Frozen, & Preserved Fruits & Nuts
  • Papaya
  • Peaches
  • Peanut butter
  • Pears
  • Persimmons (fresh and dried)
  • Pineapples (fresh and dried)
  • Pitaya
  • Plantains (fresh and dried)
  • Plums
  • Potassium Bicarbonate
  • Potassium Citrate
  • Potassium Sorbate Granular 
  • Prunes
  • Raisins
  • Rambutan
  • Raspberries (fresh and frozen)
  • Rice (including brown, glutinous, and other varieties)
  • Rose hips (frozen)
  • Sodium Benzoate Granular
  • Sorghum
  • Soups & Broths
  • Soybeans (yellow and black)
  • Spinach
  • Strawberries (fresh and frozen)
  • Strawberry Jam
  • Sugar Alcohols
  • Taro
  • Tea
  • Truffles
  • Water, including mineral, carbonated, and flavored: 10%
  • Watermelon
  • Wheat
  • Whey protein
  • Whiskey and Bourbon
  • Wine & Sparkling Wine
  • Xylitol

For more information and the complete list of tariffs, visit ustr.gov.
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