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Food logistics


Niedersachsen is the number 1 agriculture state nationwide, boasts a competitive agriculture and fisheries sector, and also  has a closely related food industry. Some 17 per cent of turnover in Germany in the sector originate from Niedersachsen alone; this underlines the key significance of the food industry in Niedersachsen for Germany.


Strong sales industry of key significance


In the manufacturing sector, the food industry is the second most important in Niedersachsen after the vehicle industry. In 2012, approximately 70,000 people were employed in almost 700 companies in the food and tobacco industries. This generated a turnover of 31.6 billion euros, thus contributing some 16.2 per cent of the state's overall turnover in manufacturing.


Helge Spies

Helge Spies
project management