Fruits, Nuts and Vegetables

Spain is a world power in fruit and vegetable production, as well as in its commercialization. Today, the climatic and geographical diversity in Spain makes it possible for all traditional Mediterranean species to grow along with many others that, over the centuries, have been brought here from different continents, especially American. Crops that extend both in extensive and intensive regime (in greenhouse or under plastic) with techniques that have been improving over the years until turning Spain into the so-called orchard of Europe.

CHARACTERISTICS OF THE SECTOR

PRODUCTION OF FRUITS AND VEGETABLES
The cultivation of fruits and vegetables groups a great variety of productive models, ranging from the intensive production of vegetables[…]
BUSINESS STRUCTURE OF FRUITS AND VEGETABLES SECTOR
___TVE_SHORTCODE_RAW__At the base of the productive chain of the Spanish hortofrutícola sector appears a great number of small and medium[…]
FOREIGN TRADE OF FRUITS AND VEGETABLES
___TVE_SHORTCODE_RAW__Spain not only leads with Italy the production of fruit and vegetables in the European Union but is also one[…]

SUBSECTORS OF THE CATEGORY

FRESH FRUIT
___TVE_SHORTCODE_RAW__Sweet fruits are those in which sugars predominate and can be obtained either from woody crops (pome fruits and stone[…]
DRIED FRUITS
___TVE_SHORTCODE_RAW__ALMOND, HAZELNUT, CHESTNUT AND WALNUTAlmond, hazelnut, chestnut and walnut are the three varieties of fruit trees with the largest surface[…]
VEGETABLES
___TVE_SHORTCODE_RAW__PRODUCTIONThey are the most varied food group in the world. Vegetables are considered as vegetables or leaf plants that are[…]

ELABORATED PRODUCTS

CANNED FRUITS AND VEGETABLES
___TVE_SHORTCODE_RAW__SECTOR The Spanish market for vegetable preserves in 2014 decreased by 4% in volume, which meant a decrease somewhat lower[…]
FROZEN FRUITS AND VEGETABLES
___TVE_SHORTCODE_RAW__SECTOR The production of frozen vegetables in Spain surpassed 571,400 tonnes in 2014, a significant year-on-year increase of 25.4%, well[…]

QUALITY FOODS BADGETS

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