Persimmon Market in the Netherlands
In value terms, persimmon production declined to $ in estimated in export price. In general, production continues to indicate a perceptible descent. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2018 with an increase of % against the previous year. Over the period under review, production reached the maximum level at $ in 2013; however, from 2014 to , production failed to regain momentum.
In , the average persimmon yield in the Netherlands stood at less than kg per ha, remaining constant against . Over the period under review, the yield saw a relatively flat trend pattern. Despite the increased use of modern agricultural techniques and methods, future yield figures may still be impacted by adverse weather conditions.
The persimmon harvested area in the Netherlands stood at less than ha in , remaining stable against . Over the period under review, the harvested area recorded a relatively flat trend pattern.
The size of the persimmon market in the Netherlands shrank to $ in , reducing 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 significant increase. Over the period under review, the market attained the maximum level at $ in , and then shrank in the following year.