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EU: Melon Market 2023

Melon Market Size in the EU

In 2021, after four years of growth, there was decline in the EU melon market, when its value decreased by -0.5% to $X. Overall, consumption, however, continues to indicate a relatively flat trend pattern. As a result, consumption attained the peak level of $X. From 2014 to 2021, the growth of the market remained at a somewhat lower figure.

Melon Production in the EU

In value terms, melon production reduced to $X in 2021 estimated in export price. Over the period under review, production, however, saw a relatively flat trend pattern. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2013 when the production volume increased by 13%. As a result, production reached 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), Italy (X tons) and France (X tons), together accounting for 86% of total production. Greece, Romania and Portugal lagged somewhat behind, together comprising a further 11%.

From 2012 to 2021, the biggest increases were in Portugal (with a CAGR of +4.7%), while production for the other leaders experienced mixed trends in the production figures.

The average melon yield reduced slightly to X tons per ha in 2021, remaining relatively unchanged against 2020. Overall, the yield saw a relatively flat trend pattern. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2015 with an increase of 3.2%. The level of yield peaked at X tons per ha in 2018; however, from 2019 to 2021, the yield failed to regain momentum. Despite the increased use of modern agricultural techniques and methods, future yield figures may still be impacted by adverse weather conditions.

In 2021, approx. X ha of melons were harvested in the European Union; almost unchanged from 2020. In general, the harvested area, however, continues to indicate a slight setback. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2018 with an increase of 1.2% against the previous year. Over the period under review, the harvested area dedicated to melon production attained the maximum at X ha in 2012; however, from 2013 to 2021, the harvested area failed to regain momentum.

Melon Exports

Exports in the EU

In 2021, melon exports in the European Union dropped modestly to X tons, declining by -3.8% compared with 2020 figures. In general, exports, however, showed a relatively flat trend pattern. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2015 with an increase of 7.1%. Over the period under review, the exports hit record highs at X tons in 2019; however, from 2020 to 2021, the exports failed to regain momentum.

In value terms, melon exports stood at $X in 2021. The total export value increased at an average annual rate of +1.1% from 2012 to 2021; the trend pattern remained relatively stable, with only minor fluctuations being observed throughout the analyzed period. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2013 with an increase of 17% against the previous year. As a result, the exports reached the peak of $X. From 2014 to 2021, the growth of the exports remained at a lower figure.

Exports by Country

In 2021, Spain (X tons) represented the key exporter of melons, constituting 62% of total exports. The Netherlands (X tons) took a 22% share (based on physical terms) of total exports, which put it in second place, followed by Italy (5.4%) and France (5.1%).

Spain experienced a relatively flat trend pattern with regard to volume of exports of melons. At the same time, Italy (+4.8%) and the Netherlands (+2.4%) displayed positive paces of growth. Moreover, Italy emerged as the fastest-growing exporter exported in the European Union, with a CAGR of +4.8% from 2012-2021. By contrast, France (-3.0%) illustrated a downward trend over the same period. While the share of the Netherlands (+4.1 p.p.) and Italy (+1.8 p.p.) increased significantly in terms of the total exports from 2012-2021, the share of France (-1.7 p.p.) and Spain (-3.6 p.p.) displayed negative dynamics.

In value terms, Spain ($X) remains the largest melon supplier in the European Union, comprising 54% of total exports. The second position in the ranking was held by the Netherlands ($X), with a 27% share of total exports. It was followed by France, with an 8.6% share.

From 2012 to 2021, the average annual rate of growth in terms of value in Spain was relatively modest. The remaining exporting countries recorded the following average annual rates of exports growth: the Netherlands (+3.8% per year) and France (-2.8% per year).

Export Prices by Country

The export price in the European Union stood at $X per ton in 2021, surging by 5.1% against the previous year. Over the last nine years, it increased at an average annual rate of +1.0%. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2013 when the export price increased by 19%. As a result, the export price reached the peak level of $X per ton. From 2014 to 2021, the export prices remained at a lower figure.

Prices varied noticeably country of origin: the country with the highest price was France ($X per ton), while Spain ($X per ton) was amongst the lowest.

From 2012 to 2021, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by Italy (+1.6%), while the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Melon Imports

Imports in the EU

In 2021, purchases abroad of melons decreased by -1.3% to X tons, falling for the second consecutive year after three years of growth. Overall, imports, however, showed a relatively flat trend pattern. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2017 when imports increased by 5.8% against the previous year. The volume of import peaked at X tons in 2019; however, from 2020 to 2021, imports remained at a lower figure.

In value terms, melon imports amounted to $X in 2021. In general, imports, however, continue to indicate a relatively flat trend pattern. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2013 when imports increased by 14% against the previous year. Over the period under review, imports attained the peak figure at $X in 2018; however, from 2019 to 2021, imports stood at a somewhat lower figure.

Imports by Country

The Netherlands (X tons) and France (X tons) were the largest importers of melons in 2021, accounting for near 24% and 20% of total imports, respectively. Germany (X tons) took the next position in the ranking, followed by Spain (X tons) and Portugal (X tons). All these countries together held approx. 31% share of total imports. Belgium (X tons), Italy (X tons), Poland (X tons), Denmark (X tons), Sweden (X tons) and Austria (X tons) followed a long way behind the leaders.

From 2012 to 2021, the most notable rate of growth in terms of purchases, amongst the main importing countries, was attained by Poland (with a CAGR of +12.0%), while imports for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

In value terms, France ($X), the Netherlands ($X) and Germany ($X) constituted the countries with the highest levels of imports in 2021, together accounting for 60% of total imports. Spain, Belgium, Portugal, Italy, Poland, Denmark, Sweden and Austria lagged somewhat behind, together accounting for a further 33%.

Poland, with a CAGR of +11.9%, saw the highest rates of growth with regard to the value of imports, among the main importing countries over the period under review, while purchases for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Import Prices by Country

In 2021, the import price in the European Union amounted to $X per ton, increasing by 2.5% against the previous year. Overall, the import price saw a relatively flat trend pattern. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2013 when the import price increased by 13%. As a result, import price reached the peak level of $X per ton. From 2014 to 2021, the import prices remained at a somewhat lower figure.

Prices varied noticeably country of destination: the country with the highest price was Belgium ($X per ton), while Portugal ($X per ton) was amongst the lowest.

From 2012 to 2021, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by Denmark (+1.6%), 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 melons in the the EU?
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The countries with the highest volumes of consumption in 2021 were Italy, France and Spain, together comprising 68% of total consumption. Germany, Portugal, Romania, Greece, the Netherlands, Bulgaria and Belgium lagged somewhat behind, together accounting for a further 24%.
What are the largest producers of melons in the the EU?
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The countries with the highest volumes of production in 2021 were Spain, Italy and France, together comprising 86% of total production. These countries were followed by Greece, Romania and Portugal, which together accounted for a further 11%.
What are the leading suppliers of melons in the the EU?
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In value terms, Spain remains the largest melon supplier in the European Union, comprising 54% of total exports. The second position in the ranking was taken by the Netherlands, with a 27% share of total exports. It was followed by France, with an 8.6% share.
What are the leading importers of melons in the the EU?
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In value terms, the largest melon importing markets in the European Union were France, the Netherlands and Germany, with a combined 60% share of total imports. Spain, Belgium, Portugal, Italy, Poland, Denmark, Sweden and Austria lagged somewhat behind, together accounting for a further 33%.
What is the average export price for melons in the the EU?
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The export price in the European Union stood at $996 per ton in 2021, with an increase of 5.1% against the previous year.
What is the average import price for melons in the the EU?
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The import price in the European Union stood at $1,007 per ton in 2021, surging by 2.5% against the previous year.

This report provides an in-depth analysis of the melon 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 568 - Melons, Cantaloupes

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.

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1. How to diversify your business and benefit from new market opportunities
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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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