FINE FOOD BUSINESS FORUM is a business event bringing together Catalan fine food producers and exporters with importers and distributers from third countries. This year, Italy is the special European guest.
Its aim is to create a platform that satisfies the interests of all stakeholders to generate business.
Catalonia is a country of Mediterranean Europewith a GDP of over 200 billion euros and a GDP per capita of more than 28 thousand euros.
with an area of
it has a population of
0 million inhabitants.
The industrial sector represents 20.2% of GVA. There are some industries that highlight:
food and beverage
chemicals and petroleum refining
metallurgy and manufacture of metal products
With a turnover of some EUR 10 billion, the fine food industry comprises one of Catalonia’s main agrifood sectors. In the agrifood sector it accounts for 44% of turnover, 42% of employment and 49% of companies.
With regard to exports, fine food is the second biggest sector with EUR 2.7 billion, which amounts to 27% of exports. The main categories in this sector are: bread and pastry products (10.21%); cocoa and cocoa-based products (9.35%); cereal-based products (8.41%); coffee (7.9%); extracts, essences and concentrates (6.96%); confectionary (6.39%); dairy products (4.54%); vegetable juices (3.39%); jams and marmalades (3.05%); prepared products for soups (2.96%); beer (2.87%), and fruits juices (2.5%).