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United Kingdom: Food Processing Ingredients

Food and drink production is the UK’s largest manufacturing sector. UK consumers demand products containing a wide range of ingredients, some of which cannot be sourced entirely in the UK.
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Italy: Food Processing Ingredients

The Italian food-processing industry continues to be highly fragmented, characterized by a growing consolidation of smaller companies. The leading players tend to employ multichannel strategies, which have helped them to offset food service losses with higher sales in the retail channel during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Germany: Food Processing Ingredients

Following stagnation in 2020 and decline in 2021, the German food processing industry still cannot catch up with the growth dynamics of pre-pandemic period. According to BVE initial estimates, total sales of US$201.3 billion were generated across all sub-sectors in 2021, which is 1.6 percent lower than the previous year.
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Netherlands: Food Processing Ingredients

The turnover of the Dutch food processing industry for 2021 is forecast at $88 billion. Food companies that traditionally sell to HRI-foodservice outlets saw sales drop by roughly one-third due to the global pandemic.
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Turkey: Food Processing Ingredients

Turkey’s food sector is diverse and growing, despite COVID-19 and recent economic difficulties. COVID-19 prompted a health and wellness trend among many middle-class consumers, who are looking for healthier processed and packaged food products.
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Bulgaria: Retail Foods Bulgaria

With its developing grocery retail industry, prior to the Covid-19 pandemic Bulgaria was a growing market for food and beverages, with growing consumer confidence, declining unemployment, upward incomes, and a stable number of foreign tourists...
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Slovakia: Retail Foods

The food retail sector in Slovakia is consolidated, price sensitive, and competitive. The Slovak market is experiencing a boom in internet shopping for all food categories.
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Turkey: Retail Foods

Turkey has a young population of 83.6 million people. The country is in a Customs Union with the EU and is the 20th largest economy in the world.
The Government of Ukraine adopted new labeling requirements for country of origin or place of origin for selected food products on April 1, 2021.
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Germany: Retail Foods

Germany is by far the biggest market for food and beverages in the European Union. The food retail sector is saturated, highly consolidated, and competitive.
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Netherlands: Retail Foods

The Dutch retail sector is fairly consolidated, with the two largest food retailers controlling nearly 60 percent of the market.
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France: Retail Foods

During the Covid-19 pandemic the French government designated the retail sector as essential and most firms had a continuity in operations.