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ICE CREAM

By Montse Gonzalez / 3 years ago

CHARACTERISTICS OF THE SECTORProduction and consumeThe Spanish market for ice cream depends directly on climatology and the arrival of tourists. Taking into account that during 2014 these two factors showed positive behavior, it is estimated that sales increased by around 5%, surpassing 300 million liters and approaching 1,100 million euros. In Europe, 2.172 million liters […]

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YOGURTHS AND OTHER DAIRY DESSERTS

By Montse Gonzalez / 3 years ago

CHARACTERISTICS OF THE SECTORProductionThe Spanish production of acidified milk (yoghurts and others) reaches about 820,100 tonnes, while that of gelled milks (milk desserts) is around 110,300 tonnes and milks aromatised (milkshakes) at another 390,800 tonnes. The domestic dairy market continued to record negative results, with very little dynamism and a clear downward trend. During the […]

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CHEESE

By Montse Gonzalez / 3 years ago

PRODUCTION AND CONSUME The Spanish cheese market is around 365,020 tonnes per year and appears to be registering modest growth in recent years. The total value of this market is estimated at 2,620 million euros. The two main offers are semi-cured cheeses, with 21.3% of total sales in volume and 25.7% in volume, and fresh […]

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MILK

By Montse Gonzalez / 3 years ago

DEFINITIONMilk is the product of the complete and uninterrupted milking of a healthy, well fed and not fatigued animal of a dairy female. It must be collected in a hygienic way and must not contain colostrum. Certified farm quality milk is obtained from cows belonging to pure breeds and registered in the appropriate herd book, […]

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FOREIGN TRADE OF DAIRY SECTOR

By Montse Gonzalez / 3 years ago

The balance of trade in the Spanish dairy sector is negative because imports far exceed exports due to the high consumption of milk in Spain. In recent years the commercial margin has been reduced by the increase in exports, although these barely reach half. Among exports, of the total volume bought in 2013 the bulk […]

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BUSINESS STRUCTURE OF DAIRY SECTOR

By Montse Gonzalez / 3 years ago

The Spanish dairy sector is very important and it is very complex to propose uniform features, since very different realities coexist in it. The dairy companies are about 1,530, but only 21 have templates above 200 workers. Some more than 50% are in the stretch between 1 and 9 employees and another 33.4% have no […]

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DAIRY PRODUCTION

By Montse Gonzalez / 3 years ago

The production of cow, sheep and goat milk accounted for 19.7% of the value generated by the entire livestock sector and the final value of the agricultural sector (PFA). Approximately 75% of the national milk production corresponds to the production of cow’s milk, 14% to the production of sheep’s milk and 12% to the production […]