State of Palestine - 3.5 Palestine Food and Additional Suppliers

The food market in Palestine covers all edible products that are bought and consumed for nutrient-based purposes. The market includes both fresh and processed foods and consists of different segments: the dairy products & Eggs segment covers animal products, the Meat segment covers animal products, the Fish & Seafood segment, Fruits cover fresh (processed and frozen), the Vegetables segment (processed and frozen), Bread & Cereal products, Oils, Sauces and Spices. 

The cultivation of fruit trees is the key segment of the production of plants in Palestine. The main fruit trees of Palestine are grapevines, olive trees, citrus, figs, and almonds. In the West Bank of Palestine, the grapevines form the second among the major fruit crops. In Palestine, more than 30 different vegetable crops have been planted. The type of agriculture that takes place in Palestine is yearly and cyclic agriculture such as grains and vegetables. In the Gaza Plain, Marj Ben Amer and some of the inner plains grain plantation was grown.

Primary estimates for GDP at constant prices showed an increase of 5% in Palestine during the 4th quarter of 2021, mainly in Agriculture, Forestry, and Fishing by 19%, compared to the previous year.

The sector employs a continuously shrinking share of the workforce that is leading to the replacement of agricultural land with industrial projects.

The local mills in Palestine (West Bank and Gaza) are producing wheat flour for the local market, on the other side the manufactories are producing dairy products (milk, white cheese, and labneh) and exporting the dairy products to Jordan but in a high cost as the products are saved in the refrigerators. Palestine has one salt factory in the Dead Sea for producing natural salt and has farmers for eggs as well.

Palestine imports vegetable oil, rice, sugar, lentils, and chickpeas, as well as canned pulses, canned tuna, and sardines.  

For information on  contact details, please see the following links:  

4.10 Palestine Supplier Contact List

4.11 Palestine Additional Services Contact List

Generic country information can be located from sources which are regularly maintained and reflect current facts and figures. For a general overview of country data related to the service and supply sectors, please consult the following sources: 

The Observatory of Economic Complexity – MIT (OEC) - Palestine


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