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Main German abattoirs in 2017

The three main abattoirs control more than 57% of the total slaughterings in Germany.

Tuesday 24 April 2018 (1 years 2 months 23 days ago)
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The German Pig Producers’ Association (ISN), has just published the ranking of the main German abattoirs Germany in 2017.

Although the slaughter of pigs in Germany has dropped by 2.4% (57.90 million heads in 2017 versus 59.35 million in 2016), the slaughter of pigs in the 10 main abattoirs has increased by 3.3%. As shown in the table, in all the main slaughterhouses except Vion, the number of slaughtered pigs has risen, with the important increase shown by Willms Gruppe (+45.8%) and Danish Crown (+20.7%) standing out.

Tönnies still holds the first place, with a share of 28.7%, a total of 16.6 million heads slaughtered and an increase by 2.5% with respect to 2016. Vion, although showing a decrease by 4.2% with respect to 2016, keeps the second place, with a share of 14.7%. It is followed by Westfleisch in the third place, with 8.26 million pigs slaughtered and an increase by almost 3% in comparison with 2016. These three abattoirs control more than 57% of the total slaughters, whilst the 10 main abattoirs control almost 80% of the total pigs slaughterings in Germany.

Abattoir Millions of heads Share (%) Variation
versus 2016 (%)
2016 2017
Tönnies 16.20 16.60 28.7% 2.5%
Vion 8.87 8.50 14.7% -4.2%
Westfleisch 8.04 8.26 14.3% 2.8%
Danish Crown 3.00 3.62 6.3% 20.7%
Müller Gruppe 2.10 2.15 3.7% 2.4%
Böseler Goldschmaus 1.77 1.78 3.1% 0.6%
Tummel 1.55 1.55 2.7% 0.1%
Willms Gruppe 0.96 1.40 2.4% 45.8%
Simon 1.04 1.07 1.8% 2.9%
Manten 0.85 0.92 1.6% 8.2%
Top-10 total 44.38 45.85 79.2% 3.3%
Germany total 59.35 57.90 100% -2.4%

Monday, April 16th, 2018/ ISN/ Germany.
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