The Ice Cream Industry across the European Union comprises some 100 companies operating in the various Member States. The vast majority of these companies are small and medium-sized enterprises employing around 15.000 people.
The market volume for industrial produced ice cream is estimated at 2,2 billion liters and valued at 9 billion euro.
The annual average per capita consumption is 6,8 liters.
The Ice Cream Business is a dynamic and innovative industry which offers consumers a wide range of safe, high quality, wholesome, enjoyable, indulgent, great tasting and healthy products to serve consumers of all ages.For more detailed figures per country, please take a look at facts and figures.