Overview of the Market for Duck And Goose Meat in Israel
In value terms, duck and goose meat production shrank to $ in 2019 estimated in export prices. In general, production showed a relatively flat trend pattern. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2017 when the production volume increased by % year-to-year. Over the period under review, production hit record highs at $ in 2018, and then shrank in the following year.
In 2019, the average duck and goose meat yield in Israel amounted to kg per heads, approximately mirroring 2018. Over the period under review, the yield showed a relatively flat trend pattern. Over the period under review, the average duck and goose meat yield reached the maximum level at kg per heads in 2012; however, from 2013 to 2019, the yield failed to regain the momentum.
The number of animals slaughtered for duck and goose meat production in Israel amounted to heads in 2019, approximately equating the previous year. Overall, the number of producing animals continues to indicate slight growth. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2016 when the number of producing animals increased by % against the previous year. Over the period under review, this number attained the peak level in 2019 and is expected to retain growth in the immediate term.
The size of the duck and goose meat market in Israel reduced markedly 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). Over the period under review, consumption saw a perceptible downturn. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2018 when the market value increased by % against the previous year. As a result, consumption attained the peak level of $, and then plummeted in the following year.