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Here are a few facts and figures about the Austrian food/soft drinks industry.
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  • 9.4

    billion euros in annual production

    In 2021, the Austrian food industry generated a production value of EUR 9.4 billion.

  • 26,000

    employees

    Around 26,000 people work in the Austrian food industry.

  • 1.36

    billion euros in exported dairy products

    In 2021, Austrian exported dairy products worth EUR 1.36 billion.

  • 769

    enterprises

    The Austrian food industry (industry and trade) had  769 enterprises in 2021.

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Source: Statistics Austria, Association of the Austrian Food and Beverage Industry 
The Austrian Food and Agriculture Industry 2021
Production ValueEUR 16.5 bn
Production plants:769
Workforce:62,692
Source: Statistics Austria, Association of the Food Industry
Austrian food industry in 2021             
Number of food sectors over 30
Annual production value EUR 9.4 billion
Number of enterprises approx. 200
Number of export countries approx.180
Employees approx. 26,000
Source: AgrarMarkt Austria (AMA)
Example of the dairy industry 2021
Number of dairies and cheese-making facilities  78
Exports  EUR 1.36 billion
Source: Statistics Austria, Trade Association of the Austrian Food and Beverage Industry 
Austrian Foreign Trade with Food Produce                     
YearExportsImportsBalance of Trade
2019EUR 7.60 bnEUR 5.82 bn+ EUR 1.78 bn
2020EUR 7.85 bnEUR 5.94 bn+ EUR 1.91 bn
2021EUR 8.60 bnEUR 6.46 bn+ EUR 2.14 bn
Source: Trend Top 500
The ten largest companies of the Austrian food/soft drinks sector by net revenue in Mio. Euro (2021)
1. Red Bull GmbH 7.815,60
2. Agrana Beteiligungs-AG 2.901,50
3. Rauch Fruchtsäfte GmbH & Co. OG 1.151,00
4. Marcher 561,00
5. Mars Austria OG 400,00
6. Hubers Landhendl GmbH 372,20
7. NÖM AG 363,97
8. Pfanner Hermann Getränke GmbH 329,00
9. Coca-Cola HBC Austria GmbH 315,00
10. SalzburgMilch GmbH  244,94


Last update : 2022-09-12