Data and trends report 2016
FoodDrinkEurope’s latest Data & Trends report was published in October 2016. The long-standing publication that gets updated every year, includes key figures and insights on the industry’s performance, as it remains the largest manufacturing industry in the EU in terms of turnover, value added and employment.
Europe’s food and drink industry’s contribution to Europe's economy is crucial: 4.25 million employees throughout the EU, over €1 trillion turnover and a positive trade balance of €25 billion.
The food and drink industry also accounts for more than 285,000 SMEs that generate almost 50% of the food and drink industry turnover and value added and provide 2/3 of the employment of the sector.
The report also provides in depth analysis of the Single Market, world markets, and an EU and global ranking of food and drink companies.
Click here to download the report.