Global Artichoke Market to Reach 1.9M Tonnes by 2030 - Global Trade Magazine
  April 6th, 2020 | Written by

Global Artichoke Market to Reach 1.9M Tonnes by 2030

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  • From 2009 to 2018, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by the Netherlands.
  • Global artichoke production totaled 1.7M tonnes in 2018, remaining constant against the previous year.
  • The global artichoke market revenue amounted to $2.5B in 2018, rising by 2.4% against the previous year.

IndexBox has just published a new report: ‘World – Artichokes – Market Analysis, Forecast, Size, Trends and Insights’. Here is a summary of the report’s key findings.

The global artichoke market revenue amounted to $2.5B in 2018, rising by 2.4% against the previous year. This figure reflects the total revenues of producers and importers (excluding logistics costs, retail marketing costs, and retailers’ margins, which will be included in the final consumer price).

Over the period under review, the global artichoke market reached its maximum level at $2.6B in 2012; however, from 2013 to 2018, consumption failed to regain its momentum.

Consumption By Country

The countries with the highest volumes of artichoke consumption in 2018 were Italy (394K tonnes), Egypt (319K tonnes) and Spain (196K tonnes), together comprising 54% of global consumption. Peru, Algeria, Argentina and China lagged somewhat behind, together accounting for a further 28%.

From 2009 to 2018, the most notable rate of growth in terms of artichoke consumption, amongst the main consuming countries, was attained by Algeria, while artichoke consumption for the other global leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

In value terms, the largest artichoke markets worldwide were Italy ($608M), Peru ($421M) and Egypt ($341M), with a combined 54% share of the global market. Spain, Argentina, Algeria and China lagged somewhat behind, together accounting for a further 26%.

The countries with the highest levels of artichoke per capita consumption in 2018 were Italy (6.62 kg per person), Peru (4.75 kg per person) and Spain (4.20 kg per person).

Market Forecast to 2030

Driven by increasing demand for artichoke worldwide, the market is expected to continue an upward consumption trend over the next decade. Market performance is forecast to retain its current trend pattern, expanding with an anticipated CAGR of +1.0% for the period from 2018 to 2030, which is projected to bring the market volume to 1.9M tonnes by the end of 2030.

Global Production 2009-2018

Global artichoke production totaled 1.7M tonnes in 2018, remaining constant against the previous year. The total output volume increased at an average annual rate of +1.1% over the period from 2009 to 2018; the trend pattern remained relatively stable, with somewhat noticeable fluctuations being recorded over the period under review. The general positive trend in terms of artichoke output was largely conditioned by a modest increase of the harvested area and slight growth in yield figures.

Production By Country

The countries with the highest volumes of artichoke production in 2018 were Italy (390K tonnes), Egypt (324K tonnes) and Spain (208K tonnes), together comprising 55% of global production. Peru, Algeria, Argentina, China, France and the U.S. lagged somewhat behind, together accounting for a further 34%.

Harvested Area and Yield 2009-2018

In 2018, the global artichoke harvested area stood at 127K ha, approximately mirroring the previous year. The global average yield of artichokes totaled 13 tonne per ha, picking up by 2% against the previous year. The yield figure increased at an average annual rate of +1.3% over the period from 2009 to 2018.

Global Exports 2009-2018

In 2018, the amount of artichokes exported worldwide stood at 34K tonnes, waning by -11.5% against the previous year. In general, artichoke exports continue to indicate a temperate contraction. In value terms, artichoke exports amounted to $51M (IndexBox estimates) in 2018.

Exports by Country

Spain was the largest exporter of artichokes exported in the world, with the volume of exports amounting to 13K tonnes, which was near 36% of total exports in 2018. It was distantly followed by France (6.2K tonnes), Italy (4.8K tonnes), Egypt (4.6K tonnes), Mexico (2K tonnes) and the U.S. (2K tonnes), together creating a 57% share of total exports. The Netherlands (895 tonnes) followed a long way behind the leaders.

Spain experienced a relatively flat trend pattern with regard to volume of exports of artichokes exports. At the same time, Mexico (+17.0%) displayed positive paces of growth. Moreover, Mexico emerged as the fastest-growing exporter exported in the world, with a CAGR of +17.0% from 2009-2018. France experienced a relatively flat trend pattern. By contrast, Italy (-4.4%), the U.S. (-7.1%), Egypt (-7.4%) and the Netherlands (-13.0%) illustrated a downward trend over the same period. While the share of Mexico (+4.4 p.p.) and Spain (+2.2 p.p.) increased significantly in terms of the global exports from 2009-2018, the share of the U.S. (-5.3 p.p.), the Netherlands (-6.5 p.p.), Italy (-7 p.p.) and Egypt (-13.4 p.p.) displayed negative dynamics. The shares of the other countries remained relatively stable throughout the analyzed period.

In value terms, Spain ($16M), France ($11M) and Italy ($7.9M) were the countries with the highest levels of exports in 2018, with a combined 69% share of global exports. Egypt, the U.S., the Netherlands and Mexico lagged somewhat behind, together accounting for a further 26%.

Export Prices by Country

The average artichoke export price stood at $1,473 per tonne in 2018, going down by -2.2% against the previous year. Over the period under review, the average export prices for artichokes reached their maximum at $1,681 per tonne in 2014; however, from 2015 to 2018, export prices stood at a somewhat lower figure.

There were significant differences in the average prices amongst the major exporting countries. In 2018, the country with the highest price was the Netherlands ($3,423 per tonne), while Mexico ($1,006 per tonne) was amongst the lowest.

From 2009 to 2018, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by the Netherlands, while the other global leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Source: IndexBox AI Platform