Kuwait is a small country in the Persian Gulf, where most of the territory is occupied by desert. Agricultural production in Kuwait is limited due to climatic conditions and insufficient availability of water. In this regard, Kuwait imports most of its food products, including vegetables, fruits, grains, meat and dairy products.
As of 2022, Kuwait's global food and beverage market was estimated at one million US dollars, and it is expected to reach one million US dollars in 2028
Kuwait is heavily dependent on food imports, there was no food security.
The country has taken measures to strengthen its food security through increased international cooperation and investment in agricultural technologies.
Kuwait imports most of its fruits and vegetables because domestic production capacity is low due to the unfavorable climate, infertility of the soil and lack of water.