Raspberry And Blackberry Market in the Netherlands
In value terms, raspberry and blackberry production surged to $ in estimated in export price. Overall, production continues to indicate a noticeable expansion. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2016 with an increase of %. As a result, production reached the peak level of $. From 2017 to , production growth remained at a somewhat lower figure.
The average yield of raspberries and blackberries in the Netherlands dropped to tons per ha in , remaining relatively unchanged against the year before. In general, the yield recorded a perceptible shrinkage. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2016 when the yield increased by % against the previous year. As a result, the yield reached the peak level of tons per ha. From 2017 to , the growth of the average raspberry and blackberry 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.
In , approx. ha of raspberries and blackberries were harvested in the Netherlands; growing by % against . Overall, the harvested area showed buoyant growth. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2016 with an increase of %. The raspberry and blackberry harvested area peaked at ha in 2018; however, from 2019 to , the harvested area failed to regain momentum.
The revenue of the raspberry and blackberry market in the Netherlands fell dramatically to $ in , shrinking 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 recorded a deep downturn. Raspberry and blackberry consumption peaked at $ in 2012; however, from 2013 to , consumption stood at a somewhat lower figure.