Sweden country is an urbane market featuring well-educated, affluent, and open-minded customers who speak English well, and spend approximately 12% of their disposable income on food. Country’s location as one of the world’s most northern countries means that the growing season in the country is comparatively short; therefore country relies on the imports. The country imported an estimated $226 million of agricultural, fish & forestry products from the United States (U.S). U.S. products have a superior quality image; however, after the shipping costs, import duties & taxes, products may not be priced competitive compared to the other suppliers. Grains (particularly wheat, oats, barley, and rye), potatoes & other root crops, fruits & vegetables are the key agricultural products. Sugar beet cultivation in Skane is vital and produces approximately enough sugar for making Sweden self-sufficient, apart from this, Sweden also offers export opportunities for the U.S. exporters of alcoholic beverages, specialty foods, tree nuts and products with special certification, like organics. Some of the best high-value products include live horses, pet food, whiskies, sauces & condiments, non-alcoholic beverages, packed & mixed nuts, sweet potatoes and others.
Organic agriculture is a natural production management system that promotes & increases the biological cycles, biodiversity, and soil biological activity. It is based on the least use of off-farm inputs and on management practices that restore, maintain and enhance the ecological harmony. According to study, “Sweden Agriculture Market Trends, Statistics, Growth, and Forecasts” key players increase the acquisitions in arable land to improve crop productions. Key companies are likely to enhance their presence & activities to meet increased demand from farming activities & escalating its growth.
Sweden people have an interest in experimenting with new & innovative products or cuisines. There is a rising demand for fresh, organic, and “free-from” food products owing to the greater awareness regarding health. Sweden agriculture is the traditional practice where cultivators used to cut the certain parts of forest in rotation than they burn the trees and sow seeds in ashes after monsoon rains, this process is called Sweden agriculture. It is practiced in various parts of Africa, Asia, and South America. Its main features include crops are harvested in October to November, crops are cultivates for couple of the years, mixture of crops is grown on the plots for diversified source of income and also replenish & add nutrients to the soil.
A large part of country’s export income comes from the timber and paper. Long-term sustainable exploit of forests therefore has a financial and an ecological imperative. Country’s timber is widely used for housing, with an elevated adoption of prefabricated techniques. Approximate 84% of detached houses in country use prefabricated timber elements, while in the developed economies such as the Australia, US, and the UK, no over 5% of permanent housing has any noteworthy prefabrication. It is anticipated that global market will be reached at rapid pace owing to growth in grain demand during the forecast period.
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Ankur Gupta, Head Marketing & Communications