Table grapes

Overview

Lebanese grapes are renowned globally for their quality, flavour and taste. As a result, exports have risen threefold in the last 10 years while there are still more opportunities to be tapped in Europe and the Gulf region.

At the moment there are 40 table grape farms GlobalGAP certified.

Varieties

Commonly available table grape varieties are Thompson Seedless and Flame Seedless which have a high yield and good resistance to damage during shipment. Other varieties include Cotton Candy, Kyoho and Pione.

There are more varieties that are also favoured in the domestic market like Baytamouni, Tfeifihi, Maghdushi, Jbaai, Globe seedless, Early Superior seedless, Black Pearl and Red Globe.

Production

The area under table grapes decreased from 9,096 ha in 2012 to reach 6,836 ha in 2021, while the production decreased from 79,699 tons in 2012 to reach 59,221 tons in 2021.*

Exports

Lebanon has witnessed vast improvements in its exports of table grapes over the years. The country’s exports have grown from USD 6.7 million in 2012 to USD 47,3 million in 2022 (61,603 Tons; 146% of 5-year growth).**

Destinations

The main export destinations are UAE, Oman, Kuwait, Egypt, and, Iraq. In Europe, the Netherlands is the main market, followed by The United Kingdom. Market presence in other European markets is expected to grow in the next few years.

Availability

Lebanon’s table grapes harvest season is from June to February. Compared to European countries Italy and Spain, Lebanon has a complementary window from December to February.

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* Production data from the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, 2023
** Trade data from Trade Map – International Trade Centre, 2023

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Debbane Frères – A company of Debbane Agri Holding

Debbane Freres s.a.l is the agriculture division of Debbane Agri. Ever since the start, we have maintained our position as one of the leading agricultural groups in Lebanon. We export table grapes amongst others to the EU. We are GlobalGAP …


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FAV

FAV (Fruits And Vegetables) Lebanon is our brand that represents 5 agricultural cooperatives (Sawa, Kaa El Rim, Ainata, Ain El Qabou, Wadi Al Aarayech) and 220 member farmers. Together, the acreage covers more than 800 hectares. We export amongst others …


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All Fresh

All Fresh is a wholesale company founded in 2015. We are renowned for bringing the freshest products in and out of Lebanon. Our product range includes fruits, vegetables and spices. Apart from consolidating and shipping mixed pallets to supermarkets and …



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Fadel

Fadel Trading works tirelessly to provide high-quality fruits such as avocados, plums, apples, and grapes. After several years of caring for our lands, we are proud to offer our clients in Europe and the Gulf region excellent fruits. Committed as …


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Biomass

We are a grower, aggregator, packer, distributor and exporter of organic certified fresh produce crops (EU Regulation). Farming full flavored wholesome crops, is what keeps us wanting to do more. We do so responsibly, consciously and ethically. Our assortment includes …


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Bamo Zgheib

The company saw the light in 2004. Ever since, we have grown to become a leading GlobalGap certified company in fruit exports mainly grapes and apples. In addition, we export pears, cherries, peaches and apricots.


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Farmers Valley

At Farmers valley we bring you fresh, integrated grown table grapes including Arra 15, Arra 32 and late varieties for the European market. We are GLOBAL G.A.P. and GRASP certified and produce our high quality and flavorsome grapes with a …


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Agrotica

At Agrotica, we produce table grapes and stonefruit on our 100 ha land in the Bekaa valley. Optimal soil and climate conditions, combined with our sustainable farm practices and commitment towards the environment and our workers, guarantee a high quality …


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Awdi Gardens

Awdi Gardens is a fresh table grape brand from the famous farm Awdi Vineyards located in the Bekaa Valley Baalbek. With a wide selection of table grape varieties, Awdi Gardens export to over 30 countries worldwide. The typical customers are …


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