INC Releases 2nd World Nuts and Dried Fruits Trade Flows Map Highlighting Trends and Opportunities in Nut Production and Consumption

Aug 03, 2015, 04:00 ET from International Nut and Dried Fruit Council

BARCELONA, August 3, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --

  • The map's 2nd edition, which includes data by income levels, brings together over a decade of in-depth research and analysis  
  • The map is a unique tool in the industry and aims at supporting informed market research and trend analysis 

Following the release of the 2014-2015 Global Statistical Review, the International Nut and Dried Fruit Council (INC) has published the 2nd edition of its World Nuts and Dried Fruits Trade Flows map with the review and the trade flow map, the product of a decade of research into the industry's growth and consumption patterns, supply invaluable data to enable producers and suppliers alike to better understand the industry's situation -and the related opportunities. 

With the wealth of actionable data it includes, the new release will be welcome news for producers and suppliers alike. Its findings and detailed breakdown of distribution and supply will inform targeted market research and trend analysis -essentials in the increasingly competitive global marketplace. 

The map and report data show encouraging growth in the nut and dried fruit sector, with a 56% increase in tree nut consumption since 2004, 24% in dried fruit and 33% in peanuts - all of which serve to confirm the rising trend in global consumption observed over the last few years. In the last decade alone the total production of tree nuts has increased 55% peanuts by 4% and dried fruit by 22%.

The World Nuts and Dried Fruits Trade Flows map is available for download in PDF format at https://www.nutfruit.org/world-map-2014-2015_106780.pdf

Global Statistical Review 2014-2015 

The 2014-2015 Global Statistical Review and World Nuts and Dried Fruits Trade Flows map are available for industry producers and suppliers as well as for governmental agencies and official authorities in agriculture, economics and trade around the globe with information about the production, trade and consumption:

  • Production: 
  • World tree nut production in 2014/15 totaled 3.5 million metric tons - a 5.4% increase from the previous season.
  • Global dried fruit production totaled 2.5 million metric tons - a 21% increase.
  • Peanut production reached 36 million metric tons, 33% up from 2013/14.

  • Trade: 
  • Global trade of tree nuts in 2013 increased by 36% over 2012.
  • Dried fruit trading increased by 9%.
  • Peanuts trading increased by 11%.

  • Consumption: 
  • In 2013, world consumption of tree nuts achieved almost 3.5 million MT.
  • Dried fruit consumption has increased 24% in the last ten years.
  • World peanut consumption reached almost 36 million metric tons.

Total nut and dried fruit supply value accompanied the rising trends in consumption in the last decade, reaching $33,706 million for tree nuts in 2014 and $7,470 million in the case of dried fruits.

The Global Statistical Review 2014-2015 is also available for download and can be accessed in PDF form at http://www.nutfruit.org/global-statistical-review-2014-2015_101779.pdf

About the INC 

The International Nut & Dried Fruit Council (INC) groups nearly 700 nut and dried fruit-sector companies from over 70 countries. INC is the international organization of reference regarding health, nutrition, statistics, food safety, international standards and regulations relating to nuts and dried fruit.

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SOURCE International Nut and Dried Fruit Council