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EU: Cucumber And Gherkin Market 2023

Cucumber And Gherkin Market Size in the EU

The EU cucumber and gherkin market stood at $X in 2021, leveling off at the previous year. In general, consumption continues to indicate a relatively flat trend pattern. As a result, consumption reached the peak level of $X. From 2014 to 2021, the growth of the market remained at a somewhat lower figure.

Cucumber And Gherkin Production in the EU

In value terms, cucumber and gherkin production contracted modestly to $X in 2021 estimated in export price. In general, production saw a relatively flat trend pattern. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2013 with an increase of 14%. As a result, production attained the peak level of $X. From 2014 to 2021, production growth remained at a somewhat lower figure.

The countries with the highest volumes of production in 2021 were Spain (X tons), Poland (X tons) and the Netherlands (X tons), with a combined 61% share of total production. Germany, Greece, France, Romania, Bulgaria and Italy lagged somewhat behind, together accounting for a further 28%.

From 2012 to 2021, the biggest increases were in Bulgaria (with a CAGR of +5.8%), while production for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

The average cucumber and gherkin yield stood at X tons per ha in 2021, leveling off at 2020 figures. The yield figure increased at an average annual rate of +2.0% over the period from 2012 to 2021; the trend pattern remained consistent, with somewhat noticeable fluctuations being observed throughout the analyzed period. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2018 when the yield increased by 8.1% against the previous year. Over the period under review, the cucumber and gherkin yield attained the peak level at X tons per ha in 2019; however, from 2020 to 2021, the yield remained at a lower figure. Despite the increased use of modern agricultural techniques and methods, future yield figures may still be impacted by adverse weather conditions.

The cucumber and gherkin harvested area stood at X ha in 2021, remaining relatively unchanged against the previous year. Over the period under review, the harvested area, however, showed a noticeable decrease. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2014 when the harvested area increased by 3.5%. Over the period under review, the harvested area dedicated to cucumber and gherkin production attained the maximum at X ha in 2012; however, from 2013 to 2021, the harvested area stood at a somewhat lower figure.

Cucumber And Gherkin Exports

Exports in the EU

For the fifth consecutive year, the European Union recorded growth in overseas shipments of cucumbers and gherkins, which increased by 1% to X tons in 2021. The total export volume increased at an average annual rate of +2.6% over the period from 2012 to 2021; the trend pattern remained consistent, with somewhat noticeable fluctuations being observed throughout the analyzed period. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2013 when exports increased by 8.3%. Over the period under review, the exports hit record highs in 2021 and are likely to see steady growth in the near future.

In value terms, cucumber and gherkin exports reached $X in 2021. The total export value increased at an average annual rate of +3.6% over the period from 2012 to 2021; the trend pattern remained relatively stable, with only minor fluctuations being observed throughout the analyzed period. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2013 when exports increased by 14%. The level of export peaked in 2021 and is likely to see steady growth in years to come.

Exports by Country

Spain (X tons) and the Netherlands (X tons) dominates exports structure, together generating 80% of total exports. Greece (X tons), Belgium (X tons), Germany (X tons) and Romania (X tons) took a relatively small share of total exports.

From 2012 to 2021, the most notable rate of growth in terms of shipments, amongst the leading exporting countries, was attained by Romania (with a CAGR of +9.2%), while the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

In value terms, Spain ($X), the Netherlands ($X) and Greece ($X) appeared to be the countries with the highest levels of exports in 2021, together accounting for 87% of total exports. These countries were followed by Belgium, Germany and Romania, which together accounted for a further 5.4%.

In terms of the main exporting countries, Romania, with a CAGR of +7.7%, saw the highest rates of growth with regard to the value of exports, over the period under review, while shipments for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Export Prices by Country

The export price in the European Union stood at $X per ton in 2021, rising by 12% against the previous year. Over the last nine years, it increased at an average annual rate of +1.0%. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2018 when the export price increased by 12% against the previous year. Over the period under review, the export prices reached the maximum in 2021 and is expected to retain growth in years to come.

There were significant differences in the average prices amongst the major exporting countries. In 2021, the country with the highest price was Spain ($X per ton), while Romania ($X per ton) was amongst the lowest.

From 2012 to 2021, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by Spain (+1.4%), while the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Cucumber And Gherkin Imports

Imports in the EU

For the fifth year in a row, the European Union recorded growth in supplies from abroad of cucumbers and gherkins, which increased by 0.2% to X tons in 2021. The total import volume increased at an average annual rate of +2.1% from 2012 to 2021; the trend pattern remained relatively stable, with only minor fluctuations being observed throughout the analyzed period. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2020 with an increase of 6% against the previous year. Over the period under review, imports hit record highs in 2021 and are likely to see steady growth in the near future.

In value terms, cucumber and gherkin imports expanded markedly to $X in 2021. The total import value increased at an average annual rate of +4.1% from 2012 to 2021; the trend pattern indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2013 with an increase of 13%. Over the period under review, imports attained the maximum in 2021 and are likely to see steady growth in years to come.

Imports by Country

Germany represented the major importing country with an import of about X tons, which accounted for 48% of total imports. The Netherlands (X tons) took the second position in the ranking, followed by Poland (X tons), Belgium (X tons), France (X tons) and the Czech Republic (X tons). All these countries together took approx. 29% share of total imports. The following importers - Sweden (X tons), Bulgaria (X tons), Austria (X tons), Hungary (X tons), Denmark (X tons) and Romania (X tons) - together made up 15% of total imports.

From 2012 to 2021, average annual rates of growth with regard to cucumber and gherkin imports into Germany stood at +2.6%. At the same time, Romania (+19.1%), Hungary (+12.6%), Bulgaria (+11.3%), Poland (+9.8%), Austria (+5.4%) and Sweden (+2.4%) displayed positive paces of growth. Moreover, Romania emerged as the fastest-growing importer imported in the European Union, with a CAGR of +19.1% from 2012-2021. Belgium and Denmark experienced a relatively flat trend pattern. By contrast, France (-1.2%), the Czech Republic (-1.6%) and the Netherlands (-4.0%) illustrated a downward trend over the same period. Poland (+2.8 p.p.), Germany (+2.3 p.p.) and Hungary (+1.6 p.p.) significantly strengthened its position in terms of the total imports, while France, the Czech Republic and the Netherlands saw its share reduced by -1.8%, -2% and -5.6% from 2012 to 2021, respectively. The shares of the other countries remained relatively stable throughout the analyzed period.

In value terms, Germany ($X) constitutes the largest market for imported cucumbers and gherkins in the European Union, comprising 49% of total imports. The second position in the ranking was held by the Netherlands ($X), with a 7.7% share of total imports. It was followed by Poland, with a 6.1% share.

From 2012 to 2021, the average annual growth rate of value in Germany totaled +4.7%. The remaining importing countries recorded the following average annual rates of imports growth: the Netherlands (-1.4% per year) and Poland (+10.4% per year).

Import Prices by Country

In 2021, the import price in the European Union amounted to $X per ton, increasing by 8.2% against the previous year. Over the last nine years, it increased at an average annual rate of +2.0%. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2018 when the import price increased by 12% against the previous year. Over the period under review, import prices reached the peak figure in 2021 and is expected to retain growth in the immediate term.

There were significant differences in the average prices amongst the major importing countries. In 2021, the country with the highest price was Denmark ($X per ton), while Bulgaria ($X per ton) was amongst the lowest.

From 2012 to 2021, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by the Czech Republic (+4.6%), while the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Source: IndexBox Market Intelligence Platform

Base Year Historical Period Forecast Period Units
2022 2012-2022 2023-2030 US$, Tons

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

What are the largest markets for cucumbers and gherkins in the the EU?
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The countries with the highest volumes of consumption in 2021 were Germany, Poland and France, together comprising 60% of total consumption. Romania, Spain, Greece, Bulgaria, Sweden, Italy, Austria, the Czech Republic, Finland and Hungary lagged somewhat behind, together accounting for a further 31%.
What are the largest producers of cucumbers and gherkins in the the EU?
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The countries with the highest volumes of production in 2021 were Spain, Poland and the Netherlands, with a combined 61% share of total production. Germany, Greece, France, Romania, Bulgaria and Italy lagged somewhat behind, together accounting for a further 28%.
What are the leading exporters of cucumbers and gherkins in the the EU?
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In value terms, the largest cucumber and gherkin supplying countries in the European Union were Spain, the Netherlands and Greece, with a combined 87% share of total exports. These countries were followed by Belgium, Germany and Romania, which together accounted for a further 5.4%.
What are the leading importers of cucumbers and gherkins in the the EU?
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In value terms, Germany constitutes the largest market for imported cucumbers and gherkins in the European Union, comprising 49% of total imports. The second position in the ranking was held by the Netherlands, with a 7.7% share of total imports. It was followed by Poland, with a 6.1% share.
What is the average export price for cucumbers and gherkins in the the EU?
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In 2021, the export price in the European Union amounted to $1,201 per ton, picking up by 12% against the previous year.
What is the average import price for cucumbers and gherkins in the the EU?
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The import price in the European Union stood at $1,215 per ton in 2021, with an increase of 8.2% against the previous year.

This report provides an in-depth analysis of the cucumber and gherkin market in the EU. Within it, you will discover the latest data on market trends and opportunities by country, consumption, production and price developments, as well as the global trade (imports and exports). The forecast exhibits the market prospects through 2030.


Product coverage:
• FCL 397 - Cucumbers and gherkins

Data coverage:
• Market volume and value
• Per Capita consumption
• Forecast of the market dynamics in the medium term
• Production in the EU, split by region and country
• Trade (exports and imports) in the EU
• Export and import prices
• Market trends, drivers and restraints
• Key market players and their profiles

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This report is designed for manufacturers, distributors, importers, and wholesalers, as well as for investors, consultants and advisors.

In this report, you can find information that helps you to make informed decisions on the following issues:
1. How to diversify your business and benefit from new market opportunities
2. How to load your idle production capacity
3. How to boost your sales on overseas markets
4. How to increase your profit margins
5. How to make your supply chain more sustainable
6. How to reduce your production and supply chain costs
7. How to outsource production to other countries
8. How to prepare your business for global expansion
While doing this research, we combine the accumulated expertise of our analysts and the capabilities of artificial intelligence. The AI-based platform, developed by our data scientists, constitutes the key working tool for business analysts, empowering them to discover deep insights and ideas from the marketing data.
1. INTRODUCTION

Making Data-Driven Decisions to Grow Your Business

1.1
REPORT DESCRIPTION
1.2
RESEARCH METHODOLOGY AND AI PLATFORM
1.3
DATA-DRIVEN DECISIONS FOR YOUR BUSINESS
1.4
REPORT DESCRIPTION
2. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

A Quick Overview of Market Performance

3. MARKET OVERVIEW

Understanding the Current State of The Market and Its Prospects

3.1
MARKET SIZE
3.2
CONSUMPTION BY COUNTRY
3.3
MARKET FORECAST TO 2030
4. MOST PROMISING PRODUCT

Finding New Products to Diversify Your Business

4.1
TOP PRODUCTS TO DIVERSIFY YOUR BUSINESS
4.2
BEST-SELLING PRODUCTS
4.3
MOST CONSUMED PRODUCT
4.4
MOST TRADED PRODUCT
4.5
MOST PROFITABLE PRODUCT FOR EXPORT
5. MOST PROMISING SUPPLYING COUNTRIES

Choosing the Best Countries to Establish Your Sustainable Supply Chain

5.1
TOP COUNTRIES TO SOURCE YOUR PRODUCT
5.2
TOP PRODUCING COUNTRIES
5.3
COUNTRIES WITH TOP YIELDS
5.4
TOP EXPORTING COUNTRIES
5.5
LOW-COST EXPORTING COUNTRIES
6. MOST PROMISING OVERSEAS MARKETS

Choosing the Best Countries to Boost Your Exports

6.1
TOP OVERSEAS MARKETS FOR EXPORTING YOUR PRODUCT
6.2
TOP CONSUMING MARKETS
6.3
UNSATURATED MARKETS
6.4
TOP IMPORTING MARKETS
6.5
MOST PROFITABLE MARKETS
7. PRODUCTION

The Latest Trends and Insights into The Industry

7.1
PRODUCTION VOLUME AND VALUE
7.2
PRODUCTION BY COUNTRY
7.3
HARVESTED AREA AND YIELD BY COUNTRY
8. IMPORTS

The Largest Importers on The Market and How They Succeed

8.1
IMPORTS FROM 2012–2022
8.2
IMPORTS BY COUNTRY
8.3
IMPORT PRICES BY COUNTRY
9. EXPORTS

The Largest Exporters on The Market and How They Succeed

9.1
EXPORTS FROM 2012–2022
9.2
EXPORTS BY COUNTRY
9.3
EXPORT PRICES BY COUNTRY
10. PROFILES OF MAJOR PRODUCERS

The Largest Producers on The Market and Their Profiles

11. COUNTRY PROFILES

The Largest Markets And Their Profiles

• Austria
• Belgium
• Bulgaria
• Croatia
• Cyprus
• Czech Republic
• Denmark
• Estonia
• Finland
• France
• Germany
• Greece
• Hungary
• Ireland
• Italy
• Latvia
• Lithuania
• Luxembourg
• Malta
• Netherlands
• Poland
• Portugal
• Romania
• Slovakia
• Slovenia
• Spain
• Sweden
LIST OF TABLES
Table 1:
Key Findings In 2022
Table 2:
Market Volume, In Physical Terms, 2012–2022
Table 3:
Market Value, 2012–2022
Table 4:
Per Capita Consumption, By Country, 2018–2022
Table 5:
Production, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2022
Table 6:
Harvested Area, By Country, 2007-2022
Table 7:
Yield, By Country, 2007-2022
Table 8:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2022
Table 9:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2012–2022
Table 10:
Import Prices, By Country Of Destination, 2012–2022
Table 11:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2022
Table 12:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2012–2022
Table 13:
Export Prices, By Country Of Origin, 2012–2022
Table 14:
Producer Prices, By Major Producing Country, 2022
Table 15:
Producer Prices Index - Annual Data (2004-2006=100), By Major Producing Country
LIST OF FIGURES
Figure 1:
Market Volume, In Physical Terms, 2012–2022
Figure 2:
Market Value, 2012–2022
Figure 3:
Consumption, By Country, 2022
Figure 4:
Market Forecast To 2030
Figure 5:
Products: Market Size And Growth, By Type
Figure 6:
Products: Average Per Capita Consumption, By Type
Figure 7:
Products: Exports And Growth, By Type
Figure 8:
Products: Export Prices And Growth, By Type
Figure 9:
Production Volume And Growth
Figure 10:
Yield And Growth
Figure 11:
Exports And Growth
Figure 12:
Export Prices And Growth
Figure 13:
Market Size And Growth
Figure 14:
Per Capita Consumption
Figure 15:
Imports And Growth
Figure 16:
Import Prices
Figure 17:
Production, In Physical Terms, 2012–2022
Figure 18:
Production, In Value Terms, 2012–2022
Figure 19:
Area Harvested, 2012–2022
Figure 20:
Yield, 2012–2022
Figure 21:
Production, By Country, 2022
Figure 22:
Production, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2022
Figure 23:
Harvested Area, By Country, 2022
Figure 24:
Harvested Area, By Country, 2007-2022
Figure 25:
Yield, By Country, 2007-2022
Figure 26:
Imports, In Physical Terms, 2012–2022
Figure 27:
Imports, In Value Terms, 2012–2022
Figure 28:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2022
Figure 29:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2022
Figure 30:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2012–2022
Figure 31:
Import Prices, By Country, 2012–2022
Figure 32:
Exports, In Physical Terms, 2012–2022
Figure 33:
Exports, In Value Terms, 2012–2022
Figure 34:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2022
Figure 35:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2022
Figure 36:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2012–2022
Figure 37:
Export Prices, 2012–2022
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