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Germany Vegetable Oil Market To Reach USD 1977.84 Million By Year 2030

Germany Vegetable Oil market size was valued at $ 1490.91 million in 2023, and is projected to reach $ 1977.84 million by 2030, registering a CAGR of 4.32% from 2024 to 2030.

Swati Kalagate
Food and Beverages
Pristine Intelligence LLP

According to a new report published by Pristine Intelligence, titled, “Germany Vegetable Oil Market by Type, Nature, Packaging Type, Application and Distribution Channels: Germany Opportunity Analysis and Industry Forecast, 2022–2030,”Germany Vegetable Oil market size was valued at $ 1490.91 million in 2023, and is projected to reach $ 1977.84 million by 2030, registering a CAGR of 4.32% from 2024 to 2030. Derived from various plant sources such as seeds, nuts, and fruits, vegetable oil serves as a foundational element in modern culinary practices, extensively utilized in cooking, baking, and food preparation. Extraction involves the crushing of seeds or nuts to liberate the oil, which is then separated from the solid residue through pressing or solvent extraction methods. Among the commonly encountered varieties are soybean oil, canola oil, sunflower oil, olive oil, and palm oil. An inherent quality of vegetable oil is its adaptability, owing to its neutral flavor profile. This characteristic enables it to seamlessly complement a diverse array of dishes without overshadowing the natural flavors of the ingredients.   

Vegetable oil has several non-food uses in addition to culinary ones. It is employed in the creation of biodiesel, an environmentally responsible and renewable substitute for traditional fossil fuels. Derivatives of vegetable oil are also used in the production of other goods, including lubricants, soaps, detergents, and cosmetics.  

According to the Germany Vegetable Oil market analysis, the market is divided by Type, Nature, Packaging Type, Application and Distribution Channels. By Type, it comprises Palm Oil, Soybean Oil, Rapeseed Oil, Sunflower Oil, Olive Oil, Others. By Nature, it includes Organic and conventional. Based on the Packaging Type, the market is segmented into Cans, Bottles, Pouches, Others. By Application, it includes Food Industry, Pharmaceutical, Cosmetics & Personal, Animal Feed, and Industrial. By Distribution Channels it includes Hypermarkets/Supermarkets, Convenience Stores, Online Retail, Wholesale Distributors, Specialty Stores. Further, the report also covers the strategies adopted by key market players in order to sustain competitive environment and increase their market share.

The Sunflower Oil segment held the major vegetable oil market share and is likely to remain dominant throughout the Germany Vegetable Oil Market forecast period. Due to its adaptability, health advantages, customer preference, and strategic significance in the food manufacturing sector, sunflower oil holds a significant market share in Germany. There will likely be room for innovation and commercial expansion in the sunflower oil industry as consumer awareness of sustainability and health issues grows.  

Conventional was the highest revenue generator by nature in Vegetable Oil market. The manufacturing of conventional vegetable oil has long been the main source of revenue in the market because of its well-established market presence, affordability, accessibility, and adaptability. Conventional oils have long dominated the market due to consumer familiarity with them, reduced manufacturing costs, and suitability for a variety of industrial and culinary applications.

Germany Vegetable Oil Market, Segmentation

The green packaging market is segmented on the basis of by Type, Nature, Packaging Type, Application and Distribution Channels.


The type segment is further classified into Palm Oil, Soybean Oil, Rapeseed Oil, Sunflower Oil, Olive Oil, Others. Among these, the Sunflower Oil sub-segment accounted for the highest market share in 2023. The popularity of sunflower oil can be due to a number of things, such as its affordable price, many culinary uses, and supposed health benefits. Its accessibility and marketing initiatives also probably contributed to consumer favor. Sunflower Oil's advantageous functional qualities and consumer appeal allowed it to continue dominating the market, demonstrating high consumer and industry demand as well as broad usage.


The nature segment is further classified into Organic, Conventional. Among these, the Organic sub-segment is anticipated to show the fastest growth by 2031. The organic sub-segment will exhibit the fastest growth among these classifications. This projection suggests a rising consumer preference for organic vegetable oils, driven by increasing health consciousness and environmental awareness. Consumers are increasingly seeking products that are free from synthetic pesticides, genetically modified organisms (GMOs), and other harmful chemicals, leading to a growing demand for organic vegetable oils. Additionally, stricter regulations and certifications promoting organic farming practices further support the growth of the Organic sub-segment.


The market for vegetable oil in Germany is a vibrant and significant force in the nation's food sector and gastronomy. There are many different types of vegetable oils available on the market; the most widely used ones are olive, sunflower, and rapeseed oils. Particularly rapeseed oil has a strong hold because of its neutral flavor, adaptability, and health advantages. Health-conscious consumers are drawn to it because of its high content of monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fats and low content of saturated fats. The robust agriculture sector in Germany is a major factor in the market for vegetable oil. The nation is a significant producer of sunflower and rapeseed, guaranteeing a consistent supply of vegetable oils obtained locally. Furthermore, Germany's emphasis on environmentally friendly and sustainable farming methods is in line with rising customer demand.

Key Players in the Global Green Packaging Market :

    • Cargill Deutschland GmbH (Germany)
    • ADM Hamburg AG (Germany)
    • Olenex (Germany)
    • Bunge Deutschland GmbH (Germany)
    • IOI Loders Croklaan Deutschland GmbH (Germany)
    • Oelmühle Moog GmbH (Germany)
    • Archer Daniels Midland Company (ADM) (Germany)
    • KAI GmbH - Der Ölmühlenbetrieb (Germany)
    • Gustav Heess GmbH (Germany)
    • Ölmühle Moog GmbH (Germany)
    • In April 2023, The world-renowned agribusiness and food company Bunge and Fuji Oil signed a final asset purchase agreement for Bunge to buy the latter's brand-new, cutting-edge port-based refinery located in Avondale Terminal, Louisiana. With its flexible multi-oil refining capabilities, the facility which is a part of the Bunge Loders Croklaan Joint Venture with IOI Corporation Berhad offers Bunge the chance to increase the size of its clientele. The completion of the deal is subject to customary closing requirements.

Key Findings of the Study / Key Industry Developments. 

    • Germany produced around 322.21 million USD worth of sunflower oil in 2022, compared to approximately 332.78 million USD in the year prior.   
    • The production volume of sunflower seed oil and safflower oil in Germany in 2022 was 294.32 thousand tons.
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