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EU - Fruits - Market Analysis, Forecast, Size, Trends and Insights

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EU: Fruit Market 2023

Fruit Market Size in the EU

The EU fruit market rose modestly to $X in 2022, surging by X% against the previous year. The market value increased at an average annual rate of X% over the period from 2012 to 2022; the trend pattern remained relatively stable, with only minor fluctuations being observed in certain years. The level of consumption peaked at $X in 2020; however, from 2021 to 2022, consumption remained at a lower figure.

Fruit Production in the EU

In value terms, fruit production rose to $X in 2022 estimated in export price. The total output value increased at an average annual rate of X% from 2012 to 2022; the trend pattern remained consistent, with only minor fluctuations being observed in certain years. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2018 with an increase of X% against the previous year. The level of production peaked at $X in 2020; however, from 2021 to 2022, production remained at a lower figure.

The countries with the highest volumes of production in 2022 were Spain (X tons), Italy (X tons) and France (X tons), with a combined X% share of total production. Poland, Greece, Germany and Romania lagged somewhat behind, together accounting for a further X%.

From 2012 to 2022, the most notable rate of growth in terms of production, amongst the main producing countries, was attained by Poland (with a CAGR of X%), while production for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

In 2022, the average yield of fruits in the European Union was estimated at X tons per ha, flattening at the year before. The yield figure increased at an average annual rate of X% from 2012 to 2022; the trend pattern remained consistent, with only minor fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2018 when the yield increased by X% against the previous year. As a result, the yield attained the peak level of X tons per ha. From 2019 to 2022, the growth of the fruit yield remained at a somewhat lower figure. Despite the increased use of modern agricultural techniques and methods, future yield figures may still be impacted by adverse weather conditions.

In 2022, approx. X ha of fruits were harvested in the European Union; almost unchanged from the year before. Overall, the harvested area, however, showed a relatively flat trend pattern. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2015 with an increase of X%. Over the period under review, the harvested area dedicated to fruit production attained the maximum at X ha in 2013; however, from 2014 to 2022, the harvested area stood at a somewhat lower figure.

Fruit Exports

Exports in the EU

In 2022, after three years of growth, there was decline in overseas shipments of fruits, when their volume decreased by X% to X tons. Overall, exports, however, continue to indicate a relatively flat trend pattern. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2020 with an increase of X% against the previous year. The volume of export peaked at X tons in 2021, and then fell modestly in the following year.

In value terms, fruit exports contracted to $X in 2022. The total export value increased at an average annual rate of X% over the period from 2012 to 2022; the trend pattern indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2020 when exports increased by X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, the exports hit record highs at $X in 2021, and then reduced in the following year.

Exports by Country

In 2022, Spain (X tons), distantly followed by the Netherlands (X tons), Italy (X tons), Belgium (X tons), Greece (X tons), France (X tons) and Poland (X tons) were the largest exporters of fruits, together mixing up X% of total exports. Portugal (X tons) followed a long way behind the leaders.

From 2012 to 2022, the most notable rate of growth in terms of shipments, amongst the leading exporting countries, was attained by Portugal (with a CAGR of X%), while the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

In value terms, the largest fruit supplying countries in the European Union were Spain ($X), the Netherlands ($X) and Italy ($X), with a combined X% share of total exports. Belgium, France, Greece, Portugal and Poland lagged somewhat behind, together accounting for a further X%.

Portugal, with a CAGR of X%, recorded the highest growth rate of the value of exports, in terms of the main exporting countries over the period under review, while shipments for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Export Prices by Country

In 2022, the export price in the European Union amounted to $X per ton, falling by X% against the previous year. Over the last decade, it increased at an average annual rate of X%. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2020 an increase of X% against the previous year. The level of export peaked at $X per ton in 2021, and then declined modestly in the following year.

There were significant differences in the average prices amongst the major exporting countries. In 2022, amid the top suppliers, the country with the highest price was the Netherlands ($X per ton), while Poland ($X per ton) was amongst the lowest.

From 2012 to 2022, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by Spain (X%), while the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Fruit Imports

Imports in the EU

In 2022, overseas purchases of fruits decreased by X% to X tons for the first time since 2019, thus ending a two-year rising trend. The total import volume increased at an average annual rate of X% over the period from 2012 to 2022; the trend pattern remained relatively stable, with somewhat noticeable fluctuations throughout the analyzed period. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2020 when imports increased by X%. The volume of import peaked at X tons in 2021, and then shrank slightly in the following year.

In value terms, fruit imports contracted to $X in 2022. The total import value increased at an average annual rate of X% from 2012 to 2022; the trend pattern indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded in certain years. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2020 with an increase of X% against the previous year. The level of import peaked at $X in 2021, and then fell in the following year.

Imports by Country

In 2022, the Netherlands (X tons), Germany (X tons) and France (X tons) represented the main importer of fruits in the European Union, creating X% of total import. Belgium (X tons) held a X% share (based on physical terms) of total imports, which put it in second place, followed by Spain (X%), Italy (X%) and Poland (X%). Portugal (X tons), Romania (X tons), Sweden (X tons), Austria (X tons) and the Czech Republic (X tons) followed a long way behind the leaders.

From 2012 to 2022, the most notable rate of growth in terms of purchases, amongst the key importing countries, was attained by Romania (with a CAGR of X%), while imports for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

In value terms, the largest fruit importing markets in the European Union were the Netherlands ($X), Germany ($X) and France ($X), with a combined X% share of total imports. Spain, Belgium, Italy, Poland, Portugal, Austria, Sweden, Romania and the Czech Republic lagged somewhat behind, together accounting for a further X%.

In terms of the main importing countries, Romania, with a CAGR of X%, saw the highest rates of growth with regard to the value of imports, over the period under review, while purchases for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Import Prices by Country

The import price in the European Union stood at $X per ton in 2022, shrinking by X% against the previous year. Overall, the import price, however, continues to indicate a relatively flat trend pattern. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2020 when the import price increased by X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, import prices hit record highs at $X per ton in 2021, and then dropped modestly in the following year.

Prices varied noticeably by country of destination: amid the top importers, the country with the highest price was the Netherlands ($X per ton), while Romania ($X per ton) was amongst the lowest.

From 2012 to 2022, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by Romania (X%), while the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Source: IndexBox 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 fruits in the the EU?
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The countries with the highest volumes of consumption in 2022 were Italy, Spain and France, together comprising 57% of total consumption. Germany, Poland, Romania, Greece, Portugal, the Netherlands and Hungary lagged somewhat behind, together accounting for a further 34%.
What are the largest producers of fruits in the the EU?
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The countries with the highest volumes of production in 2022 were Spain, Italy and France, with a combined 67% share of total production. Poland, Greece, Germany and Romania lagged somewhat behind, together accounting for a further 23%.
What are the leading suppliers of fruits in the the EU?
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In value terms, Spain, the Netherlands and Italy were the countries with the highest levels of exports in 2022, with a combined 71% share of total exports. Belgium, France, Greece, Portugal and Poland lagged somewhat behind, together comprising a further 22%.
What are the leading importers of fruits in the the EU?
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In value terms, the Netherlands, Germany and France appeared to be the countries with the highest levels of imports in 2022, together accounting for 54% of total imports. Spain, Belgium, Italy, Poland, Portugal, Austria, Sweden, Romania and the Czech Republic lagged somewhat behind, together accounting for a further 35%.
What is the average export price for fruits in the the EU?
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The export price in the European Union stood at $1,203 per ton in 2022, falling by -3.5% against the previous year.
What is the average import price for fruits in the the EU?
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In 2022, the import price in the European Union amounted to $1,154 per ton, waning by -4.2% against the previous year.

This report provides an in-depth analysis of the fruit 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 515 - Apples
• FCL 521 - Pears
• FCL 523 - Quinces
• FCL 526 - Apricots
• FCL 534 - Peaches and nectarines
• FCL 536 - Plums
• FCL 486 - Bananas
• FCL 489 - Plantains
• FCL 577 - Dates
• FCL 569 - Figs
• FCL 574 - Pineapples
• FCL 572 - Avocados
• FCL 571 - Mangoes
• FCL 490 - Oranges
• FCL 495 - Tangerines, mandarins, clementines, satsumas
• FCL 507 - Grapefruit and pomelo
• FCL 497 - Lemons and limes
• FCL 512 - Citrus fruit nes
• FCL 560 - Grapes
• FCL 567 - Watermelons
• FCL 568 - Melons, Cantaloupes
• FCL 600 - Papayas

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. 1. INTRODUCTION

    Making Data-Driven Decisions to Grow Your Business

    1. REPORT DESCRIPTION
    2. RESEARCH METHODOLOGY AND AI PLATFORM
    3. DATA-DRIVEN DECISIONS FOR YOUR BUSINESS
    4. GLOSSARY AND SPECIFIC TERMS
  2. 2. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

    A Quick Overview of Market Performance

    1. KEY FINDINGS
  3. 3. MARKET OVERVIEW

    Understanding the Current State of The Market and Its Prospects

    1. MARKET SIZE
    2. CONSUMPTION BY COUNTRY
    3. MARKET FORECAST TO 2030
  4. 4. MOST PROMISING PRODUCT

    Finding New Products to Diversify Your Business

    1. TOP PRODUCTS TO DIVERSIFY YOUR BUSINESS
    2. BEST-SELLING PRODUCTS
    3. MOST CONSUMED PRODUCT
    4. MOST TRADED PRODUCT
    5. MOST PROFITABLE PRODUCT FOR EXPORT
  5. 5. MOST PROMISING SUPPLYING COUNTRIES

    Choosing the Best Countries to Establish Your Sustainable Supply Chain

    1. TOP COUNTRIES TO SOURCE YOUR PRODUCT
    2. TOP PRODUCING COUNTRIES
    3. COUNTRIES WITH TOP YIELDS
    4. TOP EXPORTING COUNTRIES
    5. LOW-COST EXPORTING COUNTRIES
  6. 6. MOST PROMISING OVERSEAS MARKETS

    Choosing the Best Countries to Boost Your Exports

    1. TOP OVERSEAS MARKETS FOR EXPORTING YOUR PRODUCT
    2. TOP CONSUMING MARKETS
    3. UNSATURATED MARKETS
    4. TOP IMPORTING MARKETS
    5. MOST PROFITABLE MARKETS
  7. 7. PRODUCTION

    The Latest Trends and Insights into The Industry

    1. PRODUCTION VOLUME AND VALUE
    2. PRODUCTION BY COUNTRY
    3. HARVESTED AREA AND YIELD BY COUNTRY
  8. 8. IMPORTS

    The Largest Importers on The Market and How They Succeed

    1. IMPORTS FROM 2012–2022
    2. IMPORTS BY COUNTRY
    3. IMPORT PRICES BY COUNTRY
  9. 9. EXPORTS

    The Largest Exporters on The Market and How They Succeed

    1. EXPORTS FROM 2012–2022
    2. EXPORTS BY COUNTRY
    3. EXPORT PRICES BY COUNTRY
  10. 10. PROFILES OF MAJOR PRODUCERS

    The Largest Producers on The Market and Their Profiles

  11. 11. COUNTRY PROFILES

    The Largest Markets And Their Profiles

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

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