German import of fresh vegetables down slightly

After a record value in 2012 the German import of fresh vegetables has decreased slightly over the last year, reports the German Agrarmarkt Informations-Gesellschaft (AMI) on its website. According to the German Bureau of Statistics' final import figures, Germany imported 2% less vegetables in 2012 compared to the previous year, with 3.07 million tonnes.

It was mainly the import amount of onions (-10%), leafy lettuce (-9%) and cabbages (-5%) that decreased. Slightly less cucumbers were also imported, whereas the import of carrots (+8%) rose. Tomatoes are the main import vegetables. Their import amount remained constant in 2012. 

Publication date:

Receive the daily newsletter in your email for free | Click here

Other news in this sector:

Sign up for our daily Newsletter and stay up to date with all the latest news!

Subscribe I am already a subscriber

You are using software which is blocking our advertisements (adblocker).

As we provide the news for free, we are relying on revenues from our banners. So please disable your adblocker and reload the page to continue using this site.

Click here for a guide on disabling your adblocker.