The price was 8.9% higher than those sold by the Netherlands, the second-largest supplier in the Community market

Almost 45% of cucumbers consumed in the EU last year came from Spain

In the last campaign, the EU purchased a total of 1,126.58 million kilos of cucumbers for 1,355.74 million euros and an average price of €1.2/kg. Spain was the leading supplier of this vegetable.

In this last campaign, Spain sold 504.67 million kilos of cucumbers to the Community for 682.78 million euros and an average price of €1.35/kg, accounting for 44.8% of the cucumbers sold in the Community, according to data prepared by Hortoinfo from the Euroestacom statistical service (Icex-Eurostat).

The Netherlands was the second-largest supplier of cucumber to the European Union, with a volume of 291.85 million kilos, i.e., 42.17% less than Spain, worth 362.12 million euro, and an average price of € 1.24/kg.

Belgium ranked third with 58.92 million kilos worth 50.86 million euros and an average price of € 0.86/kg.

It was followed by Germany with 47.71 million kilos, 62.69 million euros, and an average price of € 1.31/kg; and Greece with 40.29 million kilos worth 37.88 million euros and an average price of € 0.94/kg.



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