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Egypt Greenhouse Market By Type (Plastic Greenhouse v/s Glass Greenhouse), By Crop Type (Fruits & Vegetables, Flowers & Ornamentals, Others), By Equipment (Heating Systems, Cooling Systems, Others), By Region, Competition, Forecast & Opportunities, 2018-2028F

October 2023 | 73 pages | ID: E92703054760EN
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The Egypt greenhouse market is poised for impressive expansion up to 2028, driven by the escalating need for fresh produce consumption. This projection gains further support from the noteworthy fact that agriculture contributed approximately 11.83 percent to Egypt's GDP in 2021.

Greenhouses represent specialized structures meticulously designed to provide an optimal growth environment for plants. Typically crafted from glass or other transparent materials, these structures meticulously regulate factors like temperature, humidity, and other environmental conditions, creating an ideal microclimate for plant growth. The versatility of greenhouses spans various applications, from cultivating flowers and vegetables for personal use to powering commercial agricultural endeavors. In today's landscape, modern greenhouses manifest in diverse dimensions and configurations, ranging from petite hobbyist structures to expansive commercial establishments spanning acres. These structures are crafted from resilient materials such as aluminum, steel, or similar compounds equipped to endure extreme weather conditions and temperature fluctuations. The 'hoop house,' a common greenhouse variant, employs curved metal or plastic pipes shrouded in robust plastic film. Foremost among greenhouse benefits is their capacity to support year-round plant cultivation. By meticulously controlling temperature, humidity, and light conditions, cultivators create an environment where plants can flourish even during winter months. This capacity renders greenhouses ideal for nurturing crops that would otherwise struggle in specific regions, such as tropical fruits in colder climates.

Yet, the operation of a greenhouse entails the intricate task of balancing temperature, humidity, and other environmental variables. Effective management demands meticulous monitoring along with the strategic utilization of heaters, fans, and ventilation systems. Additionally, cultivators must be cognizant of operational costs, as sustaining a greenhouse incurs substantial energy expenses associated with climate control. However, the benefits of greenhouses remain indisputable. They offer a dependable and consistent growth environment irrespective of weather or other environmental factors, proving advantageous for both commercial agriculture and personal gardening endeavors. Notably, the Egyptian greenhouse market has maintained steady growth in recent years, owed to the nation's propitious climate for greenhouse agriculture, abundant sunlight, and a prolonged growing season. Geographically positioned at the nexus of Europe, the Middle East, and Africa, Egypt assumes the role of an attractive export center for fresh produce. Given these circumstances, the Egypt greenhouse market is poised for sustained expansion in the foreseeable future. The government's recognition of greenhouse agriculture as a strategic growth sector has precipitated policy measures aimed at fostering its development. These encompass tax incentives for greenhouse cultivators and strategic investments in essential infrastructure like roads and irrigation systems.

Driving Forces: Favorable Climate and Government Support

Egypt's climate emerges as tailor-made for greenhouse agriculture, basking in abundant sunlight with an average of 320 sunny days annually. Temperature stability further bolsters its allure, with average highs around 30 degrees Celsius and lows at approximately 10 degrees Celsius. This climate aptitude facilitates year-round production of fruits and vegetables, encompassing popular crops like tomatoes, cucumbers, and peppers. The Egyptian government's astute identification of greenhouse agriculture as a pivotal growth sector culminated in the implementation of policies tailored to its advancement. These initiatives encompass tax incentives for greenhouse cultivators, energy and water usage subsidies, and critical investments in infrastructure spanning road networks and irrigation systems. The government has further paved the way for small and medium-sized growers to access funding avenues and technical guidance. This strategic support has catalyzed the integration of modern greenhouse technologies, including the adoption of hydroponics.

Rising Demand for Fresh Produce as an Impetus for Market Growth

As Egypt's population burgeons, the concurrent demand for fresh produce burgeons as well. With over 100 million residents, Egypt stands as the third-most populous African nation. Notably, the country plays a pivotal role in exporting fresh produce to Europe and other global regions. Given the growing consciousness of health and wellbeing, the demand for locally sourced, fresh produce has surged, positioning the Egyptian greenhouse market to capably address this burgeoning appetite.

The proliferation of greenhouse technologies has likewise bolstered the Egyptian greenhouse market. Growers are increasingly embracing modern technologies such as hydroponics, empowering precise control over water and nutrient administration. This momentum extends to energy-efficient lighting systems and automation technologies that regulate and monitor greenhouse environments, enhancing overall efficiency and productivity.

Export Potential and Notable Challenges

Egypt's strategic geographical location as a crossroads linking Europe, Africa, and the Middle East bolsters its capacity to export fresh produce. This strategic positioning, coupled with access to crucial shipping routes and ports, enhances the nation's export potential. Crops like tomatoes, cucumbers, and bell peppers particularly shine as export favorites.

Nonetheless, the Egyptian greenhouse market is not without challenges. High energy costs represent a considerable hurdle, impinging on growers' ability to maintain the requisite temperature and humidity levels for optimal plant growth. This has prompted exploration of alternative energy sources like solar power and biogas. Capital limitations plague small and medium-sized growers, constraining their capacity to invest in advanced technologies and equipment. In response, collaborative efforts between the government and private sector stakeholders have

Market Segmentation

Egypt Greenhouse Market is segmented based on Type, Crop Type, Equipment, and Region. Based on the Type, the market is categorized into Plastic Greenhouse v/s Glass Greenhouse. Based on Crop Type, the market is divided into Fruits & Vegetables, Flowers & Ornamentals, and Others. Based on Equipment, the market is divided into Heating Systems, Cooling Systems, and Others. Based on region, the market is divided into Cairo, Alexandria, Giza, Qalyubia, Port Said, Suez, and Rest of Egypt.

Market Players

Al-Quds Greenhouses, AlGhanim Agriculture, Union Forwarder Group, Alazez Bellah Co, Green House EG, SAFWAT HABIB EGYPT GREEN, The Engineering Greenhouse Manufacturing Co are some of the key players of the Egypt Greenhouse Market.

Report Scope:

In this report, Egypt Greenhouse market has been segmented into the following categories, in addition to the industry trends, which have also been detailed below:
  • Greenhouse Market, By Type:
  • Plastic Greenhouse
  • Green Greenhouse
  • Greenhouse Market, By Crop Type:
  • Fruits & Vegetables
  • Flowers & Ornamentals
  • Others
  • Greenhouse Market, By Equipment:
  • Healing Systems
  • Cooling Systems
  • Others
  • Greenhouse Market, By Region:
  • Cairo
  • Alexandria
  • Giza
  • Qalyubia
  • Port Said
  • Suez
  • Rest of Egypt
Competitive landscape

Company Profiles: Detailed analysis of the major companies present in Egypt Greenhouse market.

Available Customizations:

With the given market data, TechSci Research offers customizations according to a company’s specific needs. The following customization options are available for the report:

Company Information
  • Detailed analysis and profiling of additional market players (up to five).

1.1. Market Definition
1.2. Scope of the Market
  1.2.1. Markets Covered
  1.2.2. Years Considered for Study
  1.2.3. Key Market Segmentations


2.1. Objective of the Study
2.2. Baseline Methodology
2.3. Key Industry Partners
2.4. Major Association and Secondary Types
2.5. Forecasting Methodology
2.6. Data Triangulation & Validation
2.7. Assumptions and Limitations


3.1. Overview of the Market
3.2. Overview of Key Market Segmentations
3.3. Overview of Key Market Players
3.4. Overview of Key Regions/Countries
3.5. Overview of Market Drivers, Challenges, and Trends



5.1. Market Size & Forecast
  5.1.1. By Value
5.2. Market Share & Forecast
  5.2.1. By Type (Plastic Greenhouse v/s Glass Greenhouse)
  5.2.2. By Crop Type (Fruits & Vegetables, Flowers & Ornamentals, Others)
  5.2.3. By Equipment (Heating Systems, Cooling Systems, Others)
  5.2.4. By Region (Cairo, Alexandria, Giza, Qalyubia, Port Said, Suez, and Rest of Egypt)
  5.2.5. By Company (2022)
5.3. Product Market Map


6.1. Market Size & Forecast
  6.1.1. By Value
6.2. Market Share & Forecast
  6.2.1. By Crop Type
  6.2.2. By Equipment


7.1. Market Size & Forecast
  7.1.1. By Value
7.2. Market Share & Forecast
  7.2.1. By Crop Type
  7.2.2. By Equipment


8.1. Drivers
8.2. Challenges


9.1. Merger & Acquisition
9.2. Product Development
9.3. Recent Developments


10.1. Competition in the Industry
10.2. Potential of New Entrants
10.3. Power of Suppliers
10.4. Power of Customers
10.5. Threat of Substitute Products


11.1. Business Overview
11.2. Company Snapshot
11.3. Products & Services
11.4. Financials (As Reported)
11.5. Recent Developments
  11.5.1. Al-Quds Greenhouses
  11.5.2. AlGhanim Agriculture
  11.5.3. Union Forwarder Group
  11.5.4. Alazez Bellah Co
  11.5.5. Green House EG
  11.5.7. The Engineering Greenhouse Manufacturing Co.



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