Prodeca offers the agri-food sector of Catalonia an Agri-Food Valuation Tool (EVA). It is a free online search engine to identify export opportunities and define potential world markets for the agri-food sector and each of its products.
The aim is to provide Catalan agri-food companies with valuable data for strategic decision-making related to internationalisation.
It is a tailor-made innovative tool for the agri-food industry in response to needs and demands in the sector and to boost competitiveness.
What information can you find?
potential markets to export a product
on the market (GDP, population, size, density)
of the market
on the market (Catalan, worldwide) in value and volume
MARKET SHARE OF CATALONIA
Catalonia's medium- and long-term potential
total expenditure, expenditure on food, etc.
EASE OF DOING BUSINESS INDEX
Ease of doing business, market risk and business climate
Do you have queries about how to export your product?
Prodeca also has an email helpdesk that replies to all queries within 48 hours
El Catalan agri-food sector, driver of the Catalan economy
The agri-food sector generates €38.2 Bn in turnover, equivalent to 16.28% of Catalonia’s GDP, and directly employs 164,372 people. This makes it the region’s largest sector of the economy..
It comprises 57,423 agricultural holdings, 3,922 food and drink industries, and 436 establishments in the agri-food auxiliary industry.
The meat sector is the largest processed food sub-sector representing 32% of turnover volume, followed by fine food (30%), vegetable oils (9%), wine (7%), fruit and vegetables (4%), cereals and mill grain products (2%), and fish and seafood (1%).
The food and drink industry in Catalonia accounts for 23% of the sector turnover in Spain.
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