Statistics

FEFAC, the European Compound Feed Manufacturers’ Federation, represents 28 national Associations in 27 European countries.


The EU27+UK compound feed industry employs over 100,000 persons on app. 4,000 production sites often in rural areas, which offer few employment opportunities (2020).


Farm animals in the EU27+UK consumed an estimated 825 million tonnes of feed in 2020, of which about 20 % are produced by the compound feed manufacturers.


Turnover of the EU27+UK compound feed industry was estimated at € 55 billion (2020).


Some key statistics about individual FEFAC members can be found in the 60th Anniversary Report.