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Agriculture - Industry - Europe Market, Share and Trends 2023-2028

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Summary of Agriculture

Agriculture plays an important economic and cultural role across Europe. Farming activities vary significantly from region to region based on climate and soil conditions. Leading agricultural nations in the EU include– France, Germany, Spain, Italy and the UK. Central and Eastern European states also contribute substantially to the bloc’s overall production.

Agriculture activity is the oldest form of production and has evolved over centuries to reach a monetary market value of USD 13.39 Trillion in 2023 and this value is expected to reach USD 22.84 Trillion with an extremely high CAGR of 9.3%. Agriculture has supported human civilization for millennia as the foundational economic activity through which societies produce food, fiber and other essentials.

What began as subsistence farming to meet basic needs has evolved into a multi-trillion dollar global industry that touches all corners of the world. Europe accounts for approximately 21% of the global revenue. Based on our estimates, we can say that the Europe’s agriculture industry is forecasted to be a $1038.55 billion industry in 2029 from $966.21 billion in 2023 with a CAGR of 2.30%.

Leading commodity segments involve beef and dairy, cereals like wheat and barley, fruits/vegetables, sugar beets and rapeseed. Wine grapes and olive oil are also economically vital crops in Southern regions. As diets trend toward higher quality – organic and locally-sourced options – specialty farming sees increased demand.

Recent Trends and Insights

Europe maintains high standards for food safety and environmental protection in agriculture. Farming practices emphasize sustainability, traceability and animal welfare. Subsidies from the Common Agricultural Policy support farm incomes and encourage land stewardship. Technological adoption related to precision farming and greenhouse horticulture is widespread.

Recent insights show that the agricultural sector in Europe is actively working to reduce its climate impact. More farmers are implementing regenerative practices like cover cropping and agroforestry to boost soil carbon storage. Additionally– there is a growing focus on sustainability, with younger generations entering agriculture with a focus on environmental and consumer needs. In Europe – the agricultural landscape is diverse and continues to adapt to these changing requirements.

Agriculture has a significant environmental impact – requiring large amounts of fresh water – being a crucial driver of climate change, and having a massive impact on the world’s environment due to its enormous land use. The sector is making efforts to address these challenges. For example – research into alternative proteins such as– cell-based meat, is receiving funding in the EU as a way to reduce the environmental impact of traditional livestock farming.

Product Insights

Countries like Germany, France, the Netherlands and Ireland are top global exporters of milk, butter, cheese and powdered products. Raised across Europe for domestic and international markets. Spain leads in pork exports.

Wheat, barley, oats, rye and maize are widely cultivated. Ukraine and Russia are also major suppliers to the EU. Varieties include– apples, pears, citrus, grapes, tomatoes, potatoes and onions. Spain, Italy and Poland are top producers.

Renowned regions span France, Italy, Spain and Germany. The EU exports over $10 billion annually. Top global producers are Spain, Italy, Greece and Portugal serving growing global demand. The Netherlands dominates the trade of cut flowers, especially tulips, roses and chrysanthemums.

Within the EU– countries like Germany, France and the Netherlands are notable contributors to dairy exports. The EU’s dairy exports encompass a diverse range of products including– cheese, butter, milk powder and yogurt. The EU’s dairy industry is characterized by high-quality standards and a well-established market presence.

Key Companies

Some major players within this vast domain of industry are

  • Nestlé
  • Cargill
  • Archer-Daniels-Midland (ADM
  • Glencore
  • Louis Dreyfus
  • Bayer AG
  • Syngenta AG
  • Yara International
  • Deere & Company
  • Lactalis

Regional Analysis

France is a leading producer of wheat, sugar beet, dairy and beef. Key wine and cheese regions. While Germany is a major exporter of dairy, pork and cereals. Large organic sector.

Diverse production of grapes, citrus, tomatoes, olives and dairy. Dominates global olive oil trade. Top global producer of fruits, vegetables, wine and olive oil. Large rice and pig industries.

Poland supports majority of agriculture economy – especially for apples, potatoes and rye and is considered a leading meat exporter. Netherlands is the world’s second largest agricultural exporter through greenhouse horticulture and dairy.

Olive oil production and sheep/goat rearing vital. Rising fruit/vegetable sectors. Grains like wheat and maize. Beef, pork and dairy also significant. Cattle, dairy, oats, barley. Innovation in greenhouse technology (Denmark).

Scotland renowned for whisky, beef and salmon industries. Recent highlights also assessed the role of small farms in regional food systems in Europe. The study focused on the role of small farms in regional food production relative to larger farms and their contribution to regional food systems.

Market Segmentation

By Type:

  • Crop farming
  • Livestock farming
  • Mixed farming (combination of crop and livestock)
  • Aquaculture (farming of fish and other aquatic organisms)
  • Horticulture (cultivation of fruits, vegetables, and ornamental plants)
  • Forestry (management and cultivation of forests)

By End user:

  • Commercial farmers
  • Small-scale farmers
  • Agribusinesses and cooperatives
  • Government and research organizations

By Sub-Sector :

  • Arable farming (crops like wheat, corn, rice, etc.)
  • Dairy farming (production of milk and dairy products)
  • Poultry farming (raising chickens, ducks, and other birds)
  • Viticulture (cultivation of grapes for wine production)
  • Floriculture (cultivation of flowers)
  • Specialty crops (such as herbs, spices, and niche products)

By Country:

  • Germany
  • United Kingdom
  • France
  • Italy
  • Russia
  • Netherlands
  • Switzerland

Our Methodology

We have offered a well-founded review of Europe’s agriculture industry along with ongoing trends and upcoming projections to highlight proximate investment opportunities in this report. Moreover, an extensive analysis of any future prospects, challenges, competitors, or navigating aspects is also provided. A methodical detailed regional examination is presented.

Primary Research  

Our multi-pronged research approach includes interviews with industry leaders and a global survey of advanced manufacturing professionals to gain qualitative insights. We utilize our proprietary databases encompassing key performance indicators worldwide in order to collate relevant data points. A multivariate forecasting framework considering historical performance, current dynamics and qualitative factors are utilized to develop market sizing and growth projections through 2029.

We supplement our primary research with a careful examination of secondary materials such as– case studies, news stories and references from other sources. Organizations can benefit from the strategic advice and conclusions offered because they will be better equipped to respond to the dynamic nature of this industry and seize emerging possibilities.

We employ a comprehensive and iterative research methodology focused on minimizing deviation to provide the most accurate market estimates. Our research utilizes a combination of bottom-up and top-down approaches across segments and utilizes databases, primary research insights and industry experts for analysis.

Raw data is obtained from multiple sources and thoroughly filtered to ensure only authenticated and validated sources are considered. We collect data from raw material suppliers, industry associations, technology providers, and buyers to gain a holistic perspective.

Quantitative Analysis

Our market estimates are derived through statistical models, beginning with collection of historical data and analysis of macro- and micro-economic factors influencing the market. Gathered information on market dynamics, technology and pricing trends are utilised to build the models.

Econometric and technological models are applied to project short- and long-term market potential respectively. A bottom-up approach is preferred to minimize errors. Key parameters considered include market drivers and restraints, material pricing trends, regulatory scenarios, and capacity additions.

Weights are assigned to these parameters based on impact analysis and market forecasting is performed via statistical tools and techniques. We believe this methodology results in an accurate and realistic market picture.

We value your investment and offer free customization with every report to fulfil your research needs.

Frequently Asked Questions

The Europe Size of the Agriculture Industry is USD 966.21 Billion in 2023 and is expected to grow to USD 1076.81 Billion by 2029

The CAGR of the Agriculture Industry Market in Europe is 1.82%

The Russia region accounts for 20% of the total market share of the Agriculture Industry Market

The key players in the Agriculture Industry Market in Europe are Nestlé, Danone, Fonterra, Arla Foods and FrieslandCampina. These industry leaders collectively contribute to shaping the landscape of this market and driving growth within the industry.

The factors driving the Agriculture Industry Market in Europe are Stringent food safety regulations, Shift to organic and sustainable farming, Consolidation of smaller farms, Export demand from Asia and Africa and Government support for rural development. These factors contribute to the overall growth of this industry, establishing it as a key player in the interconnected global economy.

Summary of Agriculture

Agriculture plays an important economic and cultural role across Europe. Farming activities vary significantly from region to region based on climate and soil conditions. Leading agricultural nations in the EU include– France, Germany, Spain, Italy and the UK. Central and Eastern European states also contribute substantially to the bloc’s overall production.

Agriculture activity is the oldest form of production and has evolved over centuries to reach a monetary market value of USD 13.39 Trillion in 2023 and this value is expected to reach USD 22.84 Trillion with an extremely high CAGR of 9.3%. Agriculture has supported human civilization for millennia as the foundational economic activity through which societies produce food, fiber and other essentials.

What began as subsistence farming to meet basic needs has evolved into a multi-trillion dollar global industry that touches all corners of the world. Europe accounts for approximately 21% of the global revenue. Based on our estimates, we can say that the Europe’s agriculture industry is forecasted to be a $1038.55 billion industry in 2029 from $966.21 billion in 2023 with a CAGR of 2.30%.

Leading commodity segments involve beef and dairy, cereals like wheat and barley, fruits/vegetables, sugar beets and rapeseed. Wine grapes and olive oil are also economically vital crops in Southern regions. As diets trend toward higher quality – organic and locally-sourced options – specialty farming sees increased demand.

Recent Trends and Insights

Europe maintains high standards for food safety and environmental protection in agriculture. Farming practices emphasize sustainability, traceability and animal welfare. Subsidies from the Common Agricultural Policy support farm incomes and encourage land stewardship. Technological adoption related to precision farming and greenhouse horticulture is widespread.

Recent insights show that the agricultural sector in Europe is actively working to reduce its climate impact. More farmers are implementing regenerative practices like cover cropping and agroforestry to boost soil carbon storage. Additionally– there is a growing focus on sustainability, with younger generations entering agriculture with a focus on environmental and consumer needs. In Europe – the agricultural landscape is diverse and continues to adapt to these changing requirements.

Agriculture has a significant environmental impact – requiring large amounts of fresh water – being a crucial driver of climate change, and having a massive impact on the world’s environment due to its enormous land use. The sector is making efforts to address these challenges. For example – research into alternative proteins such as– cell-based meat, is receiving funding in the EU as a way to reduce the environmental impact of traditional livestock farming.

Product Insights

Countries like Germany, France, the Netherlands and Ireland are top global exporters of milk, butter, cheese and powdered products. Raised across Europe for domestic and international markets. Spain leads in pork exports.

Wheat, barley, oats, rye and maize are widely cultivated. Ukraine and Russia are also major suppliers to the EU. Varieties include– apples, pears, citrus, grapes, tomatoes, potatoes and onions. Spain, Italy and Poland are top producers.

Renowned regions span France, Italy, Spain and Germany. The EU exports over $10 billion annually. Top global producers are Spain, Italy, Greece and Portugal serving growing global demand. The Netherlands dominates the trade of cut flowers, especially tulips, roses and chrysanthemums.

Within the EU– countries like Germany, France and the Netherlands are notable contributors to dairy exports. The EU’s dairy exports encompass a diverse range of products including– cheese, butter, milk powder and yogurt. The EU’s dairy industry is characterized by high-quality standards and a well-established market presence.

Key Companies

Some major players within this vast domain of industry are

  • Nestlé
  • Cargill
  • Archer-Daniels-Midland (ADM
  • Glencore
  • Louis Dreyfus
  • Bayer AG
  • Syngenta AG
  • Yara International
  • Deere & Company
  • Lactalis

Regional Analysis

France is a leading producer of wheat, sugar beet, dairy and beef. Key wine and cheese regions. While Germany is a major exporter of dairy, pork and cereals. Large organic sector.

Diverse production of grapes, citrus, tomatoes, olives and dairy. Dominates global olive oil trade. Top global producer of fruits, vegetables, wine and olive oil. Large rice and pig industries.

Poland supports majority of agriculture economy – especially for apples, potatoes and rye and is considered a leading meat exporter. Netherlands is the world’s second largest agricultural exporter through greenhouse horticulture and dairy.

Olive oil production and sheep/goat rearing vital. Rising fruit/vegetable sectors. Grains like wheat and maize. Beef, pork and dairy also significant. Cattle, dairy, oats, barley. Innovation in greenhouse technology (Denmark).

Scotland renowned for whisky, beef and salmon industries. Recent highlights also assessed the role of small farms in regional food systems in Europe. The study focused on the role of small farms in regional food production relative to larger farms and their contribution to regional food systems.

Market Segmentation

By Type:

  • Crop farming
  • Livestock farming
  • Mixed farming (combination of crop and livestock)
  • Aquaculture (farming of fish and other aquatic organisms)
  • Horticulture (cultivation of fruits, vegetables, and ornamental plants)
  • Forestry (management and cultivation of forests)

By End user:

  • Commercial farmers
  • Small-scale farmers
  • Agribusinesses and cooperatives
  • Government and research organizations

By Sub-Sector :

  • Arable farming (crops like wheat, corn, rice, etc.)
  • Dairy farming (production of milk and dairy products)
  • Poultry farming (raising chickens, ducks, and other birds)
  • Viticulture (cultivation of grapes for wine production)
  • Floriculture (cultivation of flowers)
  • Specialty crops (such as herbs, spices, and niche products)

By Country:

  • Germany
  • United Kingdom
  • France
  • Italy
  • Russia
  • Netherlands
  • Switzerland

Our Methodology

We have offered a well-founded review of Europe’s agriculture industry along with ongoing trends and upcoming projections to highlight proximate investment opportunities in this report. Moreover, an extensive analysis of any future prospects, challenges, competitors, or navigating aspects is also provided. A methodical detailed regional examination is presented.

Primary Research  

Our multi-pronged research approach includes interviews with industry leaders and a global survey of advanced manufacturing professionals to gain qualitative insights. We utilize our proprietary databases encompassing key performance indicators worldwide in order to collate relevant data points. A multivariate forecasting framework considering historical performance, current dynamics and qualitative factors are utilized to develop market sizing and growth projections through 2029.

We supplement our primary research with a careful examination of secondary materials such as– case studies, news stories and references from other sources. Organizations can benefit from the strategic advice and conclusions offered because they will be better equipped to respond to the dynamic nature of this industry and seize emerging possibilities.

We employ a comprehensive and iterative research methodology focused on minimizing deviation to provide the most accurate market estimates. Our research utilizes a combination of bottom-up and top-down approaches across segments and utilizes databases, primary research insights and industry experts for analysis.

Raw data is obtained from multiple sources and thoroughly filtered to ensure only authenticated and validated sources are considered. We collect data from raw material suppliers, industry associations, technology providers, and buyers to gain a holistic perspective.

Quantitative Analysis

Our market estimates are derived through statistical models, beginning with collection of historical data and analysis of macro- and micro-economic factors influencing the market. Gathered information on market dynamics, technology and pricing trends are utilised to build the models.

Econometric and technological models are applied to project short- and long-term market potential respectively. A bottom-up approach is preferred to minimize errors. Key parameters considered include market drivers and restraints, material pricing trends, regulatory scenarios, and capacity additions.

Weights are assigned to these parameters based on impact analysis and market forecasting is performed via statistical tools and techniques. We believe this methodology results in an accurate and realistic market picture.

We value your investment and offer free customization with every report to fulfil your research needs.

Frequently Asked Questions

The Europe Size of the Agriculture Industry is USD 966.21 Billion in 2023 and is expected to grow to USD 1076.81 Billion by 2029

The CAGR of the Agriculture Industry Market in Europe is 1.82%

The Russia region accounts for 20% of the total market share of the Agriculture Industry Market

The key players in the Agriculture Industry Market in Europe are Nestlé, Danone, Fonterra, Arla Foods and FrieslandCampina. These industry leaders collectively contribute to shaping the landscape of this market and driving growth within the industry.

The factors driving the Agriculture Industry Market in Europe are Stringent food safety regulations, Shift to organic and sustainable farming, Consolidation of smaller farms, Export demand from Asia and Africa and Government support for rural development. These factors contribute to the overall growth of this industry, establishing it as a key player in the interconnected global economy.

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