Demand for fruits and vegetables in Spanish households decreased -1.3% between January and November 2023

Market & Price Trends
Published Feb 20, 2024

Tridge summary

Spanish households saw a 1.3% decrease in the consumption of fresh fruits and vegetables between January and November 2023, compared to the same period in 2022, totaling 6,319 million kilograms. Despite a drop in the consumption of popular fruits like oranges and apples, and vegetables such as tomatoes, peppers, lettuce, and cabbages, there was an increase in banana and onion consumption. Interestingly, spending on fruits and vegetables rose by 6.4%, amounting to €12,815 million.
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( Between January and November 2023, the consumption of fresh fruits and vegetables in Spanish households reached 6,319 million kilograms, which represents a decrease of -1.3% compared to the same period in 2022, placing it at 145 kilograms per person per year. Regarding fruits, consumption in Spanish households during the first eleven months of 2023 was 3,415 million kilograms, 1.6% less than in the same period of 2022. Among the most consumed fruits, there was a notable drop in the consumption of oranges, with 14% less (493 million kilograms), and apples, with 354 million kilograms (-3.3%), while bananas experienced an increase +13%, with 560 million kilograms consumed in homes. Regarding vegetables, consumption amounted to 2,123 million kilograms, with a decrease of -1.3%. A decrease was observed in the consumption of tomatoes, with 492 million kilograms (-1.6%), peppers with 174 million kilograms (-3.5%), and lettuce and cabbages with 152 million kilograms (-2%). On ...
Source: Agraria
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