Consumption in The Netherlands

In 2014, a Dutch household purchased 3.2 kilos of peppers on average. This is an increase of 0.2 kg compared to 2013. The percentage of pepper-buying households was around 78% in 2012. The red pepper is the best selling pepper with a market share of about 50%. Followed by yellow, green and orange peppers. Stir-frying peppers is very popular among Dutch consumers. A whopping 55% of the peppers in the Netherlands are eaten this way. In addition, 17% of the peppers are sautéed, according to figures from the ‘Productschap Tuinbouw’.

Consumption in Spain

In Spain, 4.3 kilograms of peppers are consumed per person. This means that the average spending for peppers is about € 8 per person in the same year.

Consumption in Germany

A German household purchased almost 6 kilos of peppers in 2012.This is an increase of 0.25 kg .The red pepper is the best selling pepper. Following is the purchase of mixed peppers. The percentage of pepper buying households was around 85% in 2014.

Consumption in the United Kingdom

The consumption of peppers per household is slightly lower in the United Kingdom than in the Netherlands. The percentage of pepper buying households was around 72%.