FoodDrinkEurope latest Data and Trends


Europe's food and drink industry means: 4.2 million employees throughout the EU, 63% of whom are employed by SMEs, mostly in rural areas; €1.2 trillion turnover; a positive trade balance of almost €28 billion.

This makes it the largest manufacturing industry in the EU in terms of turnover, value added and employment.

For an in-depth analysis of employment, SMEs, R&D, innovation and trade in the food and drink sector, check out the latest detailed industry figures in FoodDrinkEurope's Data & Trends published today here


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