Tomato Market in Sweden
In value terms, tomato production declined markedly to $ in estimated in export price. In general, production, however, saw a tangible expansion. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in with an increase of %. As a result, production attained the peak level of $, and then dropped markedly in the following year.
In , the average yield of tomatoes in Sweden dropped to tonnes per ha, waning by -% compared with figures. Over the period under review, the yield, however, saw a relatively flat trend pattern. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2018 when the yield increased by % against the previous year. As a result, the yield reached the peak level of tonnes per ha. From 2019 to , the growth of the average tomato 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.
The tomato harvested area in Sweden was estimated at ha in , almost unchanged from the previous year. In general, the harvested area showed a relatively flat trend pattern. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in when the harvested area increased by % against the previous year. The tomato harvested area peaked at ha in 2007; afterwards, it flattened through to .
The revenue of the tomato market in Sweden expanded markedly to $ in , growing 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). Overall, consumption, however, recorded a relatively flat trend pattern. Over the period under review, the market hit record highs in and is likely to see gradual growth in the near future.