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

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Summary of Agriculture

The agriculture industry in the Netherlands is characterized by its efficiency, innovation, and sustainability. The country is the world’s second-largest exporter of agricultural products by value, second only to the United States, despite having a land area smaller than Maryland. It currently has an agricultural industry concentration that accounts for over 2% globally.

Known for its efficiency, technology adoption, and high productivity, Dutch agriculture plays a significant role in both domestic food supply and global exports. The sector is characterized by intensive farming methods, including greenhouse cultivation, precision agriculture, and extensive research and development.

As per our estimates, we can say that the advanced manufacturing industry in Netherlands is forecasted to be a $ 22.28 Billion industry in 2029 from $ 19.32 Billion in 2023 with a CAGR of 2.40%

Key sectors within the Dutch agriculture industry include horticulture, floriculture, dairy farming, and arable crops. The Netherlands is a leading producer of greenhouse vegetables, flowers, and plants, with specialized cultivation techniques ensuring year-round production and high-quality products.

Dairy farming is prominent, with Dutch dairy products renowned for their quality and sustainability. Arable crops such as potatoes, vegetables, and grains are also cultivated, contributing to the country’s self-sufficiency and export capacity.

Challenges facing the agriculture industry in the Netherlands include environmental concerns, land scarcity, and regulatory pressures. However, Dutch farmers and agricultural businesses continue to innovate and adapt, implementing sustainable practices, reducing resource use, and exploring new markets and product niches.

Recent Trends and Insights

The Netherlands’ agriculture industry offers a diverse range of high-quality products catering to domestic consumption and export markets. One of the key products is greenhouse vegetables, including tomatoes, cucumbers, and bell peppers.

The Netherlands is renowned for its advanced greenhouse cultivation techniques, ensuring year-round production of fresh, flavorful vegetables with minimal environmental impact.

The Netherlands is a major producer of flowers and ornamental plants, with Dutch floriculture products enjoying global popularity. The country’s floriculture sector encompasses a wide range of flowers, including tulips, roses, and chrysanthemums, as well as foliage and decorative plants.

Dutch flowers are prized for their quality, variety, and longevity, making them a preferred choice for consumers and florists worldwide.

Moreover, there is a trend towards value-added products and niche markets in the Netherlands. Dutch agriculture businesses are diversifying their product portfolios to include specialty items such as organic foods, artisanal cheeses, craft beers, and functional foods. These value-added products cater to evolving consumer preferences and offer opportunities for differentiation and premium pricing in domestic and international markets.

Moreover, the Netherlands is known for its arable crops, including potatoes, onions, and cereals. Dutch potatoes are prized for their flavor and versatility, used in a variety of dishes and processed products. The country’s onion production is also significant, with Dutch onions known for their size, quality, and storage capabilities.

The Netherlands showcases a strong digital landscape with high internet penetration rates. The country’s focus on technology and innovation, sustainable agriculture practices, renewable energy initiatives, and efficient logistics networks positions it as a dynamic and forward-thinking nation embracing global trends across various industries.

Product Insights

The Netherlands’ agriculture industry offers a diverse range of high-quality products catering to domestic consumption and export markets. One of the key products is greenhouse vegetables, including tomatoes, cucumbers, and bell peppers. The Netherlands is renowned for its advanced greenhouse cultivation techniques, ensuring year-round production of fresh, flavorful vegetables with minimal environmental impact.

Additionally, the Netherlands is a major producer of flowers and ornamental plants, with Dutch floriculture products enjoying global popularity. The country’s floriculture sector encompasses a wide range of flowers, including tulips, roses, and chrysanthemums, as well as foliage and decorative plants. Dutch flowers are prized for their quality, variety, and longevity, making them a preferred choice for consumers and florists worldwide.

The Netherlands is known for its greenhouses, which produce nearly 24,000 acres of crops, with less fertilizer and water than traditional dirt farming. Dutch farms use only a half-gallon of water to grow about a pound of tomatoes, while the global average is more than 28 gallons. The Dutch agricultural sector is also a major exporter of agricultural technology, with more than a third of all global trade in vegetable seeds originating in the country.

The sector is also a major exporter, with €65 billion of agricultural produce exported annually, which is 17.5% of total Dutch exports.

The Netherlands is also a major exporter of agricultural and food technology, spearheading innovations in cell-cultured meat, vertical farming, seed technology, and robotics in milking and harvesting.

The country is a major exporter of agricultural products and technology, with a strong emphasis on greenhouses and precision farming. The sector is a significant contributor to the Dutch economy and a major exporter of agricultural products and technology.

Key Companies

Some major players within this vast domain of industry are:

    • Kaaij Brothers B.V.
    • Hendrix Genetics B.V.
    • AgroCare Beheer B.V.
    • Van Drie Beheer B.V.
    • Fransen Gerrits Vastgoed B.V.
    • Coöperatie AB Vakwerk Groep U.A.
    • Vogelaar-Vredehof B.V.
    • CRV B.V

Country Analysis

The Netherlands’ agriculture industry is characterized by its innovation, efficiency, and global orientation. Despite its small size, the country ranks among the world’s top agricultural exporters, supplying high-quality products to markets around the globe. The sector plays a vital role in the Dutch economy, providing employment, generating export revenue, and contributing to rural development.

The government plays a supportive role in the Netherlands’ agriculture sector, providing incentives, subsidies, and research funding to promote innovation, sustainability, and market access.

Initiatives such as the Dutch Good Growth Fund (DGGF) and the Top Sector Agri & Food program aim to stimulate investment, entrepreneurship, and international collaboration within the agri-food sector.

Crop cultivation is a major component of the Netherlands’ agriculture industry, with greenhouse horticulture being particularly prominent. The country’s advanced greenhouse cultivation techniques enable year-round production of vegetables, flowers, and plants, meeting domestic demand and supplying export markets.

Dutch livestock farming, including dairy and poultry production, is characterized by high standards of animal welfare, biosecurity, and sustainability.

Challenges facing the agriculture industry in the Netherlands include land scarcity, environmental sustainability, and market competition. However, opportunities exist for innovation, diversification, and international collaboration.

The Netherlands’ reputation for excellence, technological expertise, and supply chain efficiency positions the country as a global leader in agri-food innovation and sustainability.

Market segmentation

By Type:

  • Horticulture (Greenhouse Vegetables, Flowers, Plants)
  • Dairy Farming
  • Arable Crops (Potatoes, Onions, Cereals)
  • Livestock Production (Poultry, Pork, Beef)
  • Fisheries and Aquaculture

By End User:

  • Domestic Consumers
  • Export Markets
  • Food Processing Industry

By Enterprise Size:

  • Smallholder Farms
  • Medium and Large-scale Enterprises
  • Agribusiness Companies

Our Methodology

We have offered a well-founded review of Netherlands’ agriculture market along with ongoing trends and upcoming projections to highlight proximate investment opportunities in this report. Moreover, an extensive analysis of any 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 Netherlands National value of the Agriculture Industry is USD 1932 Billion in 2023 and is expected to grow to USD 2228 Billion by 2029

The CAGR of the Agriculture Industry Market in Netherlands is 2.4%

South Holland accounts for 21.3% of the total market share of the Agriculture Industry Market in Netherlands

The key players in Netherlands in Agriculture Industry Market are Royal FrieslandCampina, Agrifirm, Vion Food Group, Cosun, and Nutreco. 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 Netherlands are Labor Availability, Animal Welfare Regulations, Global Trade Opportunities, Climate Change Adaptation and Sustainable Agriculture Practices. These factors contribute to the overall growth of this industry, establishing it as a key player in the interconnected global economy.

Summary of Agriculture

The agriculture industry in the Netherlands is characterized by its efficiency, innovation, and sustainability. The country is the world’s second-largest exporter of agricultural products by value, second only to the United States, despite having a land area smaller than Maryland. It currently has an agricultural industry concentration that accounts for over 2% globally.

Known for its efficiency, technology adoption, and high productivity, Dutch agriculture plays a significant role in both domestic food supply and global exports. The sector is characterized by intensive farming methods, including greenhouse cultivation, precision agriculture, and extensive research and development.

As per our estimates, we can say that the advanced manufacturing industry in Netherlands is forecasted to be a $ 22.28 Billion industry in 2029 from $ 19.32 Billion in 2023 with a CAGR of 2.40%

Key sectors within the Dutch agriculture industry include horticulture, floriculture, dairy farming, and arable crops. The Netherlands is a leading producer of greenhouse vegetables, flowers, and plants, with specialized cultivation techniques ensuring year-round production and high-quality products.

Dairy farming is prominent, with Dutch dairy products renowned for their quality and sustainability. Arable crops such as potatoes, vegetables, and grains are also cultivated, contributing to the country’s self-sufficiency and export capacity.

Challenges facing the agriculture industry in the Netherlands include environmental concerns, land scarcity, and regulatory pressures. However, Dutch farmers and agricultural businesses continue to innovate and adapt, implementing sustainable practices, reducing resource use, and exploring new markets and product niches.

Recent Trends and Insights

The Netherlands’ agriculture industry offers a diverse range of high-quality products catering to domestic consumption and export markets. One of the key products is greenhouse vegetables, including tomatoes, cucumbers, and bell peppers.

The Netherlands is renowned for its advanced greenhouse cultivation techniques, ensuring year-round production of fresh, flavorful vegetables with minimal environmental impact.

The Netherlands is a major producer of flowers and ornamental plants, with Dutch floriculture products enjoying global popularity. The country’s floriculture sector encompasses a wide range of flowers, including tulips, roses, and chrysanthemums, as well as foliage and decorative plants.

Dutch flowers are prized for their quality, variety, and longevity, making them a preferred choice for consumers and florists worldwide.

Moreover, there is a trend towards value-added products and niche markets in the Netherlands. Dutch agriculture businesses are diversifying their product portfolios to include specialty items such as organic foods, artisanal cheeses, craft beers, and functional foods. These value-added products cater to evolving consumer preferences and offer opportunities for differentiation and premium pricing in domestic and international markets.

Moreover, the Netherlands is known for its arable crops, including potatoes, onions, and cereals. Dutch potatoes are prized for their flavor and versatility, used in a variety of dishes and processed products. The country’s onion production is also significant, with Dutch onions known for their size, quality, and storage capabilities.

The Netherlands showcases a strong digital landscape with high internet penetration rates. The country’s focus on technology and innovation, sustainable agriculture practices, renewable energy initiatives, and efficient logistics networks positions it as a dynamic and forward-thinking nation embracing global trends across various industries.

Product Insights

The Netherlands’ agriculture industry offers a diverse range of high-quality products catering to domestic consumption and export markets. One of the key products is greenhouse vegetables, including tomatoes, cucumbers, and bell peppers. The Netherlands is renowned for its advanced greenhouse cultivation techniques, ensuring year-round production of fresh, flavorful vegetables with minimal environmental impact.

Additionally, the Netherlands is a major producer of flowers and ornamental plants, with Dutch floriculture products enjoying global popularity. The country’s floriculture sector encompasses a wide range of flowers, including tulips, roses, and chrysanthemums, as well as foliage and decorative plants. Dutch flowers are prized for their quality, variety, and longevity, making them a preferred choice for consumers and florists worldwide.

The Netherlands is known for its greenhouses, which produce nearly 24,000 acres of crops, with less fertilizer and water than traditional dirt farming. Dutch farms use only a half-gallon of water to grow about a pound of tomatoes, while the global average is more than 28 gallons. The Dutch agricultural sector is also a major exporter of agricultural technology, with more than a third of all global trade in vegetable seeds originating in the country.

The sector is also a major exporter, with €65 billion of agricultural produce exported annually, which is 17.5% of total Dutch exports.

The Netherlands is also a major exporter of agricultural and food technology, spearheading innovations in cell-cultured meat, vertical farming, seed technology, and robotics in milking and harvesting.

The country is a major exporter of agricultural products and technology, with a strong emphasis on greenhouses and precision farming. The sector is a significant contributor to the Dutch economy and a major exporter of agricultural products and technology.

Key Companies

Some major players within this vast domain of industry are:

    • Kaaij Brothers B.V.
    • Hendrix Genetics B.V.
    • AgroCare Beheer B.V.
    • Van Drie Beheer B.V.
    • Fransen Gerrits Vastgoed B.V.
    • Coöperatie AB Vakwerk Groep U.A.
    • Vogelaar-Vredehof B.V.
    • CRV B.V

Country Analysis

The Netherlands’ agriculture industry is characterized by its innovation, efficiency, and global orientation. Despite its small size, the country ranks among the world’s top agricultural exporters, supplying high-quality products to markets around the globe. The sector plays a vital role in the Dutch economy, providing employment, generating export revenue, and contributing to rural development.

The government plays a supportive role in the Netherlands’ agriculture sector, providing incentives, subsidies, and research funding to promote innovation, sustainability, and market access.

Initiatives such as the Dutch Good Growth Fund (DGGF) and the Top Sector Agri & Food program aim to stimulate investment, entrepreneurship, and international collaboration within the agri-food sector.

Crop cultivation is a major component of the Netherlands’ agriculture industry, with greenhouse horticulture being particularly prominent. The country’s advanced greenhouse cultivation techniques enable year-round production of vegetables, flowers, and plants, meeting domestic demand and supplying export markets.

Dutch livestock farming, including dairy and poultry production, is characterized by high standards of animal welfare, biosecurity, and sustainability.

Challenges facing the agriculture industry in the Netherlands include land scarcity, environmental sustainability, and market competition. However, opportunities exist for innovation, diversification, and international collaboration.

The Netherlands’ reputation for excellence, technological expertise, and supply chain efficiency positions the country as a global leader in agri-food innovation and sustainability.

Market segmentation

By Type:

  • Horticulture (Greenhouse Vegetables, Flowers, Plants)
  • Dairy Farming
  • Arable Crops (Potatoes, Onions, Cereals)
  • Livestock Production (Poultry, Pork, Beef)
  • Fisheries and Aquaculture

By End User:

  • Domestic Consumers
  • Export Markets
  • Food Processing Industry

By Enterprise Size:

  • Smallholder Farms
  • Medium and Large-scale Enterprises
  • Agribusiness Companies

Our Methodology

We have offered a well-founded review of Netherlands’ agriculture market along with ongoing trends and upcoming projections to highlight proximate investment opportunities in this report. Moreover, an extensive analysis of any 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 Netherlands National value of the Agriculture Industry is USD 1932 Billion in 2023 and is expected to grow to USD 2228 Billion by 2029

The CAGR of the Agriculture Industry Market in Netherlands is 2.4%

South Holland accounts for 21.3% of the total market share of the Agriculture Industry Market in Netherlands

The key players in Netherlands in Agriculture Industry Market are Royal FrieslandCampina, Agrifirm, Vion Food Group, Cosun, and Nutreco. 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 Netherlands are Labor Availability, Animal Welfare Regulations, Global Trade Opportunities, Climate Change Adaptation and Sustainable Agriculture Practices. 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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