Germany: Food Service - Hotel Restaurant Institutional

  |   Attaché Report (GAIN)   |   GM2022-0030

With more than 83 million of the world’s wealthiest consumers, Germany is the largest market for food and agricultural products in the European Union. The German market offers good opportunities for U.S. exporters of consumer-oriented food and agriculture products, particularly nuts, fish and seafood products, dried fruits, bakery products, and organic products. German food service sales slightly increased by 0.6 percent in 2021. The loosening of COVID-19 restrictions on restaurants and other businesses was the primary reason for this increase. However, despite this recovery, HRI spending has been slow to recover to pre-pandemic levels.

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