FEFAC, the European Compound Feed Manufacturers’ Federation, represents 21 national Associations in 21 EU Member States.
The EU27 compound feed industry employs over 100,000 persons on app. 3,200 production sites often in rural areas, which offer few employment opportunities (2022).
Farm animals in the EU27 consumed an estimated 701 million tonnes of feed in 2021, of which about 22 % are produced by the compound feed manufacturers.
Turnover of the EU27 compound feed industry was estimated at €50 billion (2020).
Some key statistics about individual FEFAC members can be found in the 60th Anniversary Report.
Feed & Food Statistical Yearbook 2020, 2021, 2022
From Farm to table (FEFAC statistics 2021 in Charts)