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Sweden Vegetable Oil Market To Reach USD 43.86 Million By Year 2030

The Sweden Vegetable Oil market size was valued at $ 15.9 million in 2023, and is projected to reach $ 43.86 million by 2030, registering a CAGR of 15.60% from 2024 to 2030.

Swati Kalagate
Food and Beverages
Pristine Intelligence LLP

According to a new report published by Pristine Intelligence, titled, “Vegetable Oil Market by Type, Nature, Packaging Type, Application and Distribution Channels: Sweden Opportunity Analysis and Industry Forecast, 2024–2030,” the Sweden Vegetable Oil market size was valued at $ 15.9 million in 2023, and is projected to reach $ 43.86 million by 2030, registering a CAGR of 15.60% from 2024 to 2030. The vegetable oil market reflects a growing trend towards healthier and more sustainable food choices. With a strong emphasis on health and wellness, Swedish consumers are increasingly opting for oils perceived as healthier alternatives, such as olive oil and rapeseed oil, due to their favorable fatty acid profiles. This shift is supported by a culture that values organic and locally sourced products, driving demand for domestically produced oils. Moreover, sustainability concerns are influencing purchasing decisions, prompting consumers to seek oils that are produced through environmentally friendly practices, such as organic farming and fair trade initiatives.   

Vegetable oil, derived from a variety of plant sources, undergoes extraction from seeds, nuts, fruits, or other plant parts through mechanical or chemical means. Common sources include soybeans, sunflowers, rapeseeds (canola), palm fruits, olives, and coconuts. Primarily utilized in cooking, baking, and food preparation due to its high smoke point and neutral taste, vegetable oil offers essential fatty acids like omega-3 and omega-6, contributing to human health. Additionally, it contains fat-soluble vitamins such as Vitamin E and K

Sweden's progressive regulatory environment, with stringent standards for food safety and labeling, ensures transparency and trust in the market, further shaping consumer preferences. Despite the dominance of healthier options, traditional vegetable oils like sunflower oil and soybean oil still maintain a presence in the Swedish market, catering to diverse culinary preferences and industrial applications.

However, manufacturers and retailers are increasingly offering a wider range of alternatives to meet the evolving demands of health-conscious consumers. Furthermore, the growing interest in plant-based diets and the rising popularity of veganism are driving innovation in the vegetable oil market, with new products and formulations emerging to cater to this segment. Overall, the vegetable oil market in Sweden is characterized by a dynamic interplay of health consciousness, sustainability considerations, and regulatory standards, shaping the landscape of choices available to consumers.  

Sweden Vegetable Oil Market, Segmentation

The Vegetable Oil market is segmented on the basis of 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 Rapeseed Oil sub-segment accounted for the highest market share. Rapeseed (Canola) seeds are among the primary vegetable oil seeds cultivated in Sweden. The country boasts a robust rapeseed industry, with favorable growing conditions and advanced agricultural techniques contributing to high yields. Rapeseed cultivation is supported by government incentives promoting biofuel production, with a significant portion of the crop destined for biodiesel processing. Sunflower seeds also hold prominence in the Swedish vegetable oil seed market. Although sunflower cultivation is limited compared to rapeseed, it has been gaining traction in recent years due to its suitability for local climates and increasing demand for sunflower oil, both for culinary and industrial purposes.


The Nature segment is further classified into Organic and conventional. Among these, the Organic sub-segment is anticipated to show the fastest growth. Several factors are coming collectively to drive this rise.  Swedish customers have a strong preference for organic vegetable oils. They believe these oils are healthier because they are produced without the use of pesticides and genetically modified organisms. Furthermore, organic farming and Sweden's dedication to environmental sustainability are compatible, increasing customer demand for goods that support biodiversity and lessen environmental damage. The market for organic vegetable oil is driven by increased transparency and consumer trust, which is bolstered by government incentives and regulatory frameworks. Also, because customers are looking for high-quality and ethical products, organic oils are becoming more and more popular due to their premium perception and increased availability through retail channels. In the Swedish vegetable oil market, there is a general tendency towards healthier and more sustainable solutions, which is highlighted by this collective shift towards organic products.

Some of the leading Vegetable Oil market players are

    • AAK (Sweden)
    • Scanola (Sweden)
    • Karlshamns AB (Sweden)
    • Jämtlands Bryggeri (Sweden)
    • Lantmännen (Sweden)
    • Oatly (Sweden)
    • Oliva Scandinavia AB (Sweden)
    • Scandic Food AB (Sweden)
    • Cargill (US)

In April 2023, Cargill revealed plans to invest a significant amount of US$50 million. It plans to expand and modernize its oilseed crush facilities in Footscray, Narrabri, and Newcastle with this investment. This strategic effort aims to expand Australian farmers' access to global markets while simultaneously satisfying the growing demand from their clientele for canola and cottonseed goods.

Key Findings of the Study / Key Industry Developments. 

    • Swedish consumers are increasingly favoring healthier and more sustainable food choices, with a strong inclination towards oils perceived as healthier alternatives, such as olive oil and rapeseed oil.
    • Dominance of Rapeseed oil due to domestic production and government incentives for biofuel.
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