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Overview of the global cucumber market

Fresh Cucumber
Spain
South Africa
Published Oct 7, 2023

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The global cucumber market has different dynamics in different regions. In the Netherlands, cucumber growers are ending their traditional growing season and hoping for an extension due to favorable weather conditions. Germany has seen an increase in domestic cucumbers and a growing presence of Spanish supply. In Italy, cucumber sales remain consistent throughout the year, with long cucumbers gaining popularity. South Africa is facing power outages and rising production costs, making the future of the sector uncertain. North America has a strong cucumber market driven by declining supplies, while Mexico's upcoming cucumber season looks promising with growing greenhouse production.
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There is currently a varied picture on the global cucumber market. In the Netherlands, cucumber growers are closing their traditional growing season and hoping for an extension thanks to favorable weather conditions after a challenging year with lower prices than the five-year average. Germany has seen mainly domestic cucumbers, with a growing presence of Spanish supply. In Italy, cucumber sales remain consistent throughout the year, with long cucumbers growing in popularity due to their mild taste. South African cucumber growers are dealing with power outages and rising production costs, making the future of the sector uncertain. A strong cucumber market is emerging in North America, driven by declining supplies of field produce and greenhouse cucumbers. With the arrival of fall, attention shifts to the upcoming cucumber season in Mexico, as greenhouse production continues to grow, even as temperatures drop in Canada. Netherlands: Low prices for cucumbersThe traditional growing ...
Source: AGF
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