Wine, olive oil and tinned food, awarded internationally, are part of a healthy Mediterranean diet, increasingly valued by modern food and health standards.
- Portugal covers an area of 89 089 km² of which 47% is agricultural land.
- Universities are well connected with companies in order to develop high quality applications and technological solutions that made processes more efficient and modern.
- The numbers of exports in this sector are consistently growing and reached, in 2016, a volume of 6,3 thousand million euros.
- Favourable agricultural policies and funding.
- Port wine was a pioneer conquering the world and today Portuguese wines have won international awards all over the world.
- Portuguese olive oil is considered to be the best in the world.
- Portugal is the largest global producer of cork.
- The biggest agri-food opportunity is soy and canola for stock feed and biodiesel.
- The Portuguese are Europe’s largest per capita fish consumers and third in the world. Growth opportunities exist in the Salmon, Crustaceans and Molluscs markets.
|Agriculture, Fishing & Food industry|
|UNICER||The largest Portuguese soft drinks company|
|DELTA||The market leader for coffee in Portugal|
|JERÓNIMO MARTINS||Food Distribution is their core businesses in Portugal, Poland and Colombia|
|SOVENA||A reference in the global olive oil market|
|AMORIM||The largest world producer of cork product|