Spain is a Southern European country of around 47 million inhabitants. The country offers great export opportunities to food brands willing to enter the market. Exporting to Spain means entering a sizeable market; indeed, the food and beverage sector is expected to reach USD1,359m in 2020. On top of Spain’s opportunities, it gives brands a direct link to Latin America, another large market for food and drink brands with its 650 million inhabitants.
Spain’s total imports in 2019 amounted to US$371.9 billion. Spain mainly imports from European countries (62.1%), followed by Asia (20.1%). In 2018, the categories with the biggest import values were in order: Mollusks, Corn, Shellfish, Soya Beans, Wheat, Palm Oil, Fresh Fish, Cheese and Curd, Coffee and Spirits. In the health and wellness sector, the categories that are performing well as organic, free from, vegan and vegetarian.
If you are a brand within these categories, then doing business in Spain might bring you great opportunities. Always be mindful of local tastes, preferences and regulations, meaning you will need to conduct thorough R&D to adapt to consumers’ needs.
Below are some of the current export opportunities in Spain, this page is continuously updated so please check back.
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