Asparagus Market in Sweden
In value terms, asparagus production shrank notably to $ in estimated in export price. Over the period under review, production, however, saw buoyant growth. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in when the production volume increased by % against the previous year. As a result, production attained the peak level of $, and then reduced remarkably in the following year.
The average yield of asparagus in Sweden declined significantly to less than kg per ha in , dropping by -% against the year before. Overall, the yield, however, saw a resilient increase. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2019 when the yield increased by % against the previous year. Over the period under review, the average asparagus yield hit record highs at tonnes per ha in , and then contracted notably 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 , approx. less than ha of asparagus were harvested in Sweden; declining by -% on the previous year. In general, the harvested area, however, recorded a remarkable increase. The growth pace was the most rapid in with an increase of %. As a result, the harvested area reached the peak level of ha, and then shrank significantly in the following year.
The revenue of the asparagus market in Sweden expanded notably to $ in , with an increase of % 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, however, showed a prominent increase. Over the period under review, the market attained the maximum level in and is expected to retain growth in the near future.