Global Strawberry Market Reached 8,5M Tonnes in 2015

Pome Fruits And Stone Fruits June 09, 2017
Author: Sergey Avramenko
Head of Global Markets Research Team

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According to market research conducted by IndexBox, from 2007 to 2015, the global strawberry market showed an upward trend, expanding by 5%, to 8,476 thousand tonnes in 2015. Over the last eight years, the strawberry market grew with a CAGR of +4.6%. In value terms, the market reached 16,294 million USD.

The countries with the highest consumption were China (40%), the U.S. (17%), Mexico (5%), Turkey (4%) and Egypt (3%), together comprising almost 69% of global consumption. Amongst the leading consuming countries, high levels of per capita consumption were recorded in Turkey (4.7 kg/year in 2015) and the U.S. (4.4 kg/year), figures which were significantly higher than the world average of 1.2 kg/year.

In 2015, exports accounted for 10% of global strawberries output, a figure that has declined slightly in recent years. In 2015, the volume of global exports totaled 878 thousand tonnes, a decrease of 3% against the highest level of exports recorded the year before. From 2007 to 2015, strawberry exports indicated an upward trend with relatively mild fluctuations. Spain (283 thousand tonnes) was the main global supplier of strawberries, with a share of 32% in global exports. It was followed by the U.S. (15%) and Mexico (11%).

The volume of global imports totaled 888 thousand tonnes in 2015. The imports dynamic was generally in line with exports: these trade flows globally complement each other. The share of imports in global demand accounted for about 10%. In 2015, the U.S. (143 thousand tonnes), Germany (101 thousand tonnes), Canada (100 thousand tonnes), France (77 thousand tonnes) were the leading destinations for strawberry imports, together making up 47% of global imports in physical terms.

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Source: World: Strawberries - Market Report. Analysis And Forecast To 2025