International Egg Commission Market Review
No 73/74: Situation and Outlook Report for Sweden
April/May 2006

 

SEMI-ANNUAL DATA
Currency: Swedish Krona (100 Ėre)

Population ('000)
2003=8 958, 2004=8 994, 2004=9 030

  2004
Jan-Jun
2004
Jul-Dec
2005
Jan-Jun

2005
Jul-Dec

1  CHICK PLACEMENTS ('000s)
Source: EuroEgg and Business AB
2 850
2 378
2 904
2 422

2  EGG PRODUCTION (metric tonnes)
Eggs for human consuption
Source: EuroEgg and Business AB

50 200
51 800
50 800
50 200
3 INTERNATIONAL TRADE:

o SHELL EGGS (* note 1) 

a.  Exports ('000 boxes)
15
45
65
15
b.  Imports ('000 boxes)
165
60
80
105
o EGG PRODUCTS (* note 2) 
a.  Exports (metric tonnes)
Liquid/Frozen
80
330
615
435
Dried
2 615
2 820
2 810
3 175
b.  Imports (metric tonnes)
Liquid/Frozen
3 760
3 180
3 510
3 220
Dried
3 135
3 850
3 865
3 630
Source: EuroEgg and Business AB
4  COST OF PRODUCTION (SEK/kg)
100% Enriched cages
9,80
9,65
9,75
9,75
100% Barn
10,95
10,80
10,90
10,90
100% Deep litter
11,15
11,00
11,10
11,10
Source: EuroEgg and Business AB
5  EGG/FEED PRICE RATIO
(number of kg of feed equal in value to 1 kg of eggs. Valued at average producer price)
     
100% Caged, includes enriched cages
4,19
4,11
4,07
4,21
100% Barn, includes deep litter
4,87
4,63
4,61
4,64
100% Organic
5,22
5,18
5,27
5,28
Source: EuroEgg and Business AB

6  TYPE OF EGG PRODUCTION SYSTEM
(% of packers purchases of eggs)

Caged (600 cm2)
15,0
10,0
2,5
1,0
Enriched cages (750 cm2)
25,0
28,5
35,5
36,0
Barn
29,0
31,0
31,0
32,5
Deep litter
24,0
24,0
25,0
24,5
Organic
7,0
6,5
6,0
6,0
 
100,0
100,0
100,0
100,0

Source: EuroEgg and Business AB

 

 


ANNUAL DATA


2003 2004 2005
7  CHICK PLACEMENTS ('000s)
Source: EuroEgg and Business AB
5 014 5 228 5 326
8  EGG PRODUCTION (metric tonnes)
Eggs for human consuption

Source: EuroEgg and Business AB
93 000 102 000 101 000
       
9  EGG PRODUCTS (metric tonnes)
(Shell egg equivalent, includes boiled eggs)
Source: EuroEgg and Business AB
14 000 17 500 16 750
10 EGG YIELD PER BIRD (average No)
14 month laying period
Source: EuroEgg and Business AB
320 325 330
11 EGG CONSUMPTION (no/capita/annum)
o SHELL (normal summer weather) 151 (153) 160 (159) 157 (157)
o PRODUCTS (shell egg equivalent) 45 45 43

TOTAL =

196 (198) 205 (204) 200 (200)
Source: EuroEgg and Business AB
12 INTERNATIONAL TRADE
o SHELL EGG (* note 1)
a.  Exports ('000 boxes) 65 60 80
b.  Imports ('000 boxes) 245 225 185
o EGG PRODUCTS (* note 2)
a.  Exports (metric tonnes)
Liquid/Frozen 315 410 1 050
Dried 5 265 5 435 5 985
b. Imports (metric tonnes)
Liquid/Frozen 9 595 6 940 6 730
Dried 7 405 6 985 7 495
Source: EuroEgg and Business AB
13 NATIONAL AVERAGE WEIGHT OF AN EGG (grams) 63 62,5 62
14 AVERAGE PRICE OF EGGS: SEK/kg
Net price, unsorted, includes quality
deduction and bonus
     
100% Caged, includes enriched cages 8,49 8,02 7,27
100% Barn, includes deep litter 9,84 9,37 8,30
100% Organic 17,58 16,50 15,34
Source: EuroEgg and Business AB
15 a RETAIL PRICE: SEK/kg (* note 3) 28,83 29,17 28,74
15 b PRODUCER PRICE: SEK/kg (Packers price)
100% Caged,
includes enriched cages
8,49 (13,22) 8,02 (13,05) 7,27 (12,37)
MARGIN (a-b) 20,34(15,61) 21,15(16,12) 21,47(16,37)
Source: EuroEgg and Business AB      

  

 

PRICE TRENDS


Months 7 8 9 10 11 12
 
16 AVERAGE PRICE OF EGGS: SEK/kg
Net price, unsorted, includes quality
deduction and bonus
2004            
100% Caged, includes enriched cages 8,11 8,15 8,11 7,64 7,31 7,27
100% Barn, includes deep litter 9,28 9,29 9,05 8,78 8,83 8,34
100% Organic 16,52 16,35 15,89 15,83 15,63 15,39
2005            
100% Caged, includes enriched cages 7,06 7,06 7,35 7,36 7,53 7,99
100% Barn, includes deep litter 8,16 8,00 8,41 8,45 8,58 8,39
100% Organic 15,15 15,33 15,13 15,26 15,79 15,50
Source: EuroEgg and Business AB
17 AVERAGE RETAIL PRICE: SEK/kg
2004 29,31 29,23 28,84 29,10 29,00 29,00
2005 28,42 28,55 28,87 28,58 29,05 29,23
Source: EuroEgg and Business AB
18 AVERAGE FEEDINGSTUFFS: SEK/kg
2004 2,01 2,01 1,89 1,82 1,82 1,79
2005 1,73 1,73 1,73 1,77 1,78 1,79
Source: EuroEgg and Business AB            
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Egg product conversion - Liquid x 1.19, dried x 4.92            
*Note 1    Shell eggs for human consumption only            
*Note 2    Shell egg equivalent            
*Note 3    Includes 12% VAT            
             
      2004 2005    
POULTRY NUMBERS - FOR EGG LAYING            
Pullets (0-18 weeks) ('000s)     2 000 2 050    
Hens (18 - 20 months) ('000s)     5 800 6 050    
Source: EuroEgg and Business AB            
             
Proportion of Brown/White Eggs Produced: %            
Brown: %     5 5    
White: %     95 95    
Source: EuroEgg and Business AB            
             
SELF-SUFFICIENCY RATE: %            
(approximately % for shell eggs and egg products)     88,5 90    
Source: EuroEgg and Business AB            

 

 

MARKETING INFORMATION


    2004 2005    
 
BUDGET: SEK
0
2 500 000
Source: The Swedish Egg & Poultry Association            
           
PERCENTAGE SPEND on: %            
             
ADVERTISING            
- TV       0    
- Radio       0    
- Print       80%    
EDUCATION        
- Consumer       0
- School       0    
             
FOOD SERVICE/CATERING MARKET 0
NUTRITION EDUCATION 0
             
PUVLIC RELATIONS       20%    
             
RESEARCH            
- Nutrition       0    
- Egg Products       0    
- Marketing       0    
           
EGG PRODUCT MARKETING       0    
         
FOOD SAFETY EDUCATION       0    
           
RETAIL MERCHANDISING       0    
           
EXPORT & MARKETING       0    
           
ADMINISTRATION       0    
           
TOTAL =
      100%    
             
           

WHAT MARKETING RESEARCH HAS BEEN CARRIED OUT?
The Swedish Egg & Poultry Association runs two programmes:
1) Egg marking (ads, folders - 40% of the budget)
2) Generic campaign (billboards, ads, PR - 60%)


 

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