The fresh berries market is expected to grow at a rate of 2.5 percentage over the forecast time (2021-2026).
COVID-19 is a direct and negative effect on the market for fresh berries globally. For businesses that produce fresh fruits and vegetables, such as berries, the impact will be felt through shifts in consumer spending, logistics, labor supply, and trade. Value-added processes were negatively affected as the disruption of distribution channels can reduce the consumption of berries across the globe.
The growing awareness of health, the growth in the beverage and confectionery industry, and increased acceptance of personal care and beauty segments are among the major reasons to consume in various nations, including those in the United States and Britain. The Asia Pacific is anticipated to be the most important market, while North America is the fastest-growing market during the forecast time. Along with the strawberry, blueberries are also of importance for the area. With a wealth of experience growing a variety of blueberry varieties, various production regions have specialized in different types. Thus, the growing consumption of blueberries in other nations has led to increased production in the main producers worldwide.
Scope of the Report
A Berries are small fruit that is pulpy and edible. They are brightly colored and sweet or sour to taste. Berries are an excellent source of antioxidants, fibers, Vitamin C and vitamin K, and manganese. The report offers a broad analysis of the size of the market for fresh berries globally. The following types of berries are included in the study: strawberries, blueberries, cranberries, gooseberries, blackberries, and various other berries. Comprehensive research on the Fresh Berries Market consists of the production Analysis (Volume), Consumption Analysis (Volume as well as Value), and trade by import Analysis (Volume as well as Value) and export Analysis (Volume as well as value) along with the Price Trend Analysis of berries. The market is classified by geography (North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, South America, and Africa)
Key Market Trends
An increase in the production of Berries in China is driving the market.
As per the Food and Agriculture Organization, the production of all berries has grown steadily through the years in the main producing countries. According to the China Horticulture Board, China is the biggest source of dried berries around the globe. The country was able to make 3.3 million metric tons of berries in the year 2019. China also exports 95.0 percent to 97.0 percent of its raspberry to other regions of the globe, though the volume of raspberries in China is not as high. As per the Chinese Society for Horticultural Science, China is now the largest producer of strawberries globally in terms of acres and production. There are a variety of production techniques employed in the country. For example, in the south open fields, there is a lot of open field production, which is mostly used for processing and plasticulture. In the northern regions, high tunnels and greenhouse production. The growing market for fruits has led to more production and production-oriented projects in the top producing countries, such as China and India, which positively impacts the world’s output over the forecast timeframe.
The Asia Pacific Leads the Production of Fresh Berries
Asia-Pacific is the top consumer of fresh berries, accounting for a significant proportion of the world’s consumption. The vast majority of the global production of berries is from Asia-Pacific. China, along with Japan, is the leading nation producing fresh fruits in the region. In addition to blueberries, they also have significance for Asian-Pacific areas. With years of experience with growing various blueberry varieties, different production regions have concentrated on multiple types. The Jiaodong Peninsula in China produces mostly Bluecrop and Duke varieties. Duke as well as Bluecrop varieties. In addition, the Liaodong Peninsula makes more Duke, Bluecrop, Northcountry, and Reca varieties. Blueberries are cultivated in large quantities. This region has increased over the last few years.