Grape Market in the Netherlands
In value terms, grape production reduced to $ in estimated in export price. Overall, production, however, saw a strong expansion. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2018 when the production volume increased by % against the previous year. As a result, production reached the peak level of $. From 2019 to , production growth remained at a somewhat lower figure.
In , the average yield of grapes in the Netherlands declined slightly to tons per ha, which is down by -% against the previous year. Over the period under review, the yield, however, enjoyed a perceptible increase. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2018 with an increase of % against the previous year. As a result, the yield reached the peak level of tons per ha. From 2019 to , the growth of the average grape 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 grape harvested area in the Netherlands totaled ha in , approximately equating the year before. Overall, the harvested area showed a relatively flat trend pattern. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2018 with an increase of % against the previous year. The grape harvested area peaked at ha in 2010; however, from 2011 to , the harvested area remained at a lower figure.
The value of the grape market in the Netherlands soared to $ in , increasing 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, however, showed a perceptible setback. Grape consumption peaked at $ in 2007; however, from 2008 to , consumption failed to regain momentum.