Goat Meat Market Overview in Germany
In value terms, goat meat production shrank to $ in 2019 estimated in export prices. Over the period under review, production recorded a noticeable curtailment. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2015 when the production volume increased by % against the previous year. Goat meat production peaked at $ in 2008; however, from 2009 to 2019, production failed to regain the momentum.
In 2019, the average yield of goat meat in Germany totaled kg per head, remaining stable against the year before. In general, the yield recorded a relatively flat trend pattern. Over the period under review, the average goat meat yield hit record highs at kg per head in 2007; afterwards, it flattened through to 2019.
In 2019, approx. heads of animals slaughtered for goat meat production in Germany; therefore, remained relatively stable against the previous year. In general, the number of producing animals recorded a relatively flat trend pattern. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2009 when the number of producing animals increased by % year-to-year. Over the period under review, this number hit record highs at heads in 2011; however, from 2012 to 2019, producing animals stood at a somewhat lower figure.
The size of the goat meat market in Germany declined to $ in 2019, dropping by -% against the previous year. This figure reflects the total revenues of producers and importers (excluding logistics costs, retail marketing costs, and retailers' margins, which will be included in the final consumer price). In general, consumption saw a slight shrinkage. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2014 with an increase of % against the previous year. Goat meat consumption peaked at $ in 2008; however, from 2009 to 2019, consumption remained at a lower figure.