Garlic Market Overview in the Czech Republic
In value terms, garlic production rose significantly to $ in 2019 estimated in export prices. Over the period under review, production posted a significant increase. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2013 when the production volume increased by % year-to-year. Garlic production peaked in 2019 and is likely to see steady growth in the immediate term.
The average yield of garlic in the Czech Republic contracted to tonnes per ha in 2019, falling by -% compared with the previous year. The yield figure increased at an average annual rate of +% from 2007 to 2019; the trend pattern remained consistent, with somewhat noticeable fluctuations throughout the analyzed period. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2008 when the yield increased by % against the previous year. Over the period under review, the average garlic yield reached the maximum level at tonnes per ha in 2018, and then contracted in the following year. Despite the increased use of modern agricultural techniques and methods, future yield figures may still be impacted by adverse weather conditions.
In 2019, the total area harvested in terms of garlic production in the Czech Republic soared to ha, jumping by % on the previous year. Overall, the harvested area continues to indicate a strong increase. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2012 with an increase of % against the previous year. The garlic harvested area peaked in 2019 and is likely to see gradual growth in years to come.
The value of the garlic market in the Czech Republic rose to $ in 2019, 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). Over the period under review, consumption continues to indicate modest growth. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2010 when the market value increased by % against the previous year. Over the period under review, the market hit record highs at $ in 2011; however, from 2012 to 2019, consumption stood at a somewhat lower figure.