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Statistical information

 

  • In 2007, according to the information of IMACE Member Associations, the total of margarine and fat spreads production in the EU amounted to 1.972.210 MT. The five biggest producing countries are Germany (381.058 MT), the Netherlands (322.000 MT) United Kingdom (291.184 MT), and Belgium (277.867 MT). Poland (140.762 MT),
  • Other big margarine producing countries in the world are the United States (631.100 MT), Brazil (503.000 MT), Turkey (242.985 MT) and Japan (242.579 MT).
  • By way of comparison, total production in 2007 of butter and dairy spreads amounted to 2.065.000 MT.
  • In 2007, Germany exported 60.037 MT (257.296 MT in 1997), Belgium exported 178.521 MT (233.678 MT in 1997) and Dutch exports amounted to 182.756 MT (198.820 in 1997). Exports for Finland dropped from 20.900 MT in 2003 to 13350 MT in 2007.
  • According to IMACE information, the per capita consumption of margarine and fat spreads in the EU is 4,33 kg, down from 5,02 kg in 2005, 5,82 kg in 2000.

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Total margarine, spreads and spreads production EU, 2007

Evolution of the EU production of margarine and blends 1995-2007

Comparison of the production of margarine and blends of the IFMA-IMACE member associations 2007

Imports of the IMACE (EU) members - 2007

Exports of the IMACE (EU) members - 2007

Comparison between the production of margarine and butter in the EU-15

 

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TOTAL PRODUCTION (MT) MARGARINE, FAT SPREADS, THREE-QUARTER-FAT & HALF-FAT MARGARINE, BLENDS, BLENDED SPREADS, THREE-QUARTER-FAT & HALF-FAT BLENDS

PRODUCTION (MT) MARGARINE, FAT SPREADS, THREE-QUARTER-FAT & HALF-FAT MARGARINE

IMPORTS MARGARINE, FAT SPREADS, THREE-QUARTER-FAT & HALF-FAT MARGARINE, BLENDS, BLENDED SPREADS, THREE-QUARTER-FAT & HALF-FAT BLENDS

EXPORTS MARGARINE, FAT SPREADS, THREE-QUARTER-FAT & HALF-FAT MARGARINE, BLENDS, BLENDED SPREADS, THREE-QUARTER-FAT & HALF-FAT BLENDS

 

 

 


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