Blueberry And Cranberry Market in Germany
In value terms, blueberry and cranberry production rose markedly to $ in estimated in export price. Over the period under review, production saw a perceptible increase. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2013 with an increase of % against the previous year. Blueberry and cranberry production peaked at $ in 2017; however, from 2018 to , production stood at a somewhat lower figure.
The average yield of blueberries and cranberries in Germany rose remarkably to tonnes per ha in , with an increase of % on . In general, the yield, however, saw a pronounced decrease. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2017 with an increase of % against the previous year. The blueberry and cranberry yield peaked at tonnes per ha in 2014; however, from 2015 to , the yield remained at a lower figure. Despite the increased use of modern agricultural techniques and methods, future yield figures may still be impacted by adverse weather conditions.
In , the blueberry and cranberry harvested area in Germany expanded sharply to ha, growing by % against . In general, the harvested area showed resilient growth. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2015 when the harvested area increased by %. The blueberry and cranberry harvested area peaked in and is expected to retain growth in the immediate term.
The value of the blueberry and cranberry market in Germany amounted 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). Overall, consumption, however, showed a resilient increase. Over the period under review, the market attained the peak level in and is likely to continue growth in the near future.