Global Tree Nuts Market Research Report – Forecast to 2022


Asia-Pacific region is estimated to dominate the market with 55.5% in the year 2016 followed by North America with 22.1% share. China and Vietnam are major tree nuts producers in the Asia-Pacific region



Tree Nuts are defined as edible fruits which have a hard outer covering. Various dried form of seeds is also known as Tree Nuts. They are a rich source of Vitamin E, Vitamin B2, essential minerals, and fibers. The high antioxidants add to the health benefits obtained from Tree Nuts. Tree Nuts contain unsaturated and monounsaturated fatty acids (MUFA) which make them more popular amongst the population of consumers who are getting inclined towards adopting a healthy lifestyle. Tree Nuts is used in various industries and have multi-purpose applications which have increased their market demand during the last few years.

The multipurpose application in various industries has added to the value of Tree Nuts. The diverse application of Tree Nuts in various products such as ice-cream, confectionery, sports nutrition, personal-care products have increased the demand and has a positive impact on the high import-export volume of Tree Nuts. Almond is one of the major agricultural commodities and has witnessed high import and export during the last few years. Rising health concerns amongst the consumers have led to increased consumption of tree nuts based on their nutritional profile. Almonds, walnuts, cashewnuts, and others are a rich source of vitamins, minerals, and fibers and hence are used in various food and confectionery industries to increase the organoleptic property of the end-product.

Growing population, rise in disposable incomes and changing lifestyle has encouraged the unique innovations in the food sector. Consumers have recently got inclined more towards consumption of healthy food products with innovative flavors. The product development and addition of new flavors while the processing of tree nuts has attracted consumers towards the product and has influenced its growth in the sale. For instance, the sale of cashew nuts has increased due to innovations leading to new flavors such as pepper and salt cashew, honey sugar cashew, choco cashews and others. Innovations have also resulted in giving the final product of tree nuts a better shelf life and appearances.

Regional Analysis:
The Global tree nuts market is segmented into North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America and Rest of the World. Asia-Pacific region is estimated to dominate the market with 55.5% in the year 2016 followed by North America with 22.1% share. China and Vietnam are major tree nuts producers in the Asia-Pacific region. Presence of various agro-climatic zones and seasons support various tree nuts crops such as cashew nuts, chestnuts, and others backing up the increased production volume of the tree nuts.

Tree nuts market has been segmented on the basis of product type which comprises of Cashew nuts, Walnuts, Almonds, Chestnuts, Pistachios, Hazelnuts, Brazil Nuts, Others. On the basis of form, tree nuts market has been segmented into Whole, Roasted, Powder, Splits, Others. Tree nuts market has been segmented by application such as direct consumption/Culinary purpose, Bakery and Confectionery, Breakfast Cereals, Snacks, Flavored Drinks, Butter and Spread, Dairy Products, and Others.

Key Players:
The leading market players in the global tree nuts market primarily are Golden Peanut Company Llc (U.S.), Olam International Ltd. (Singapore), Diamond Foods, Inc. (U.S.), Mariani Nut Company Inc. (U.S.), Blue Diamond Growers (U.S.), Select Harvests Ltd. (Australia), Waterford Nut Co. Inc.(U.S.)

Target Audience:

• Food & beverages manufacturers
• Tree nuts manufacturers
• Raw material suppliers
• End users (food industry)
• Retailers and wholesalers
E-commerce companies
• Traders, importers, and exporters

Key Findings:
• Cashew nuts is estimated to account for the significant market share 25.8% in the year of 2017. The trend is expected to continue throughout the forecast period.
• Among the application, bakery & confectionery segment is estimated to hold a major share of about ~32.10% in the year 2016.
Regional and Country Analysis of tree nuts Market Development and Demand Forecast to 2023

the global tree nuts market is poised to reach 15,856-kilo tons in 2022, to grow at a CAGR of 3.46% during the forecasted period.

The reports also cover country-level analysis:

• North America
Ø U.S.
Ø Mexico
Ø Others
• Europe
Ø France
Ø Greece
Ø Italy
Ø Portugal
Ø Spain
Ø Ukraine
Ø Republic of Moldova
Ø Rest of Europe
• Latin America
Ø Argentina
Ø Brazil
Ø Chile
Ø Others
• Asia – Pacific
Ø China
Ø India
Ø Vietnam
Ø Rest of Asia-Pacific

• Rest of the world
Ø Iran
Ø Ivory Coast
Ø Turkey

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Table of Contents

1 Executive Summary 13
2 Introduction 14
2.1 Definition 14
2.2 Scope of the Study 14
2.2.1 Research Objective 14
2.2.2 Assumptions 14
2.2.3 Limitations 14
2.3 Market Structure 14
3 Research Methodology 17
3.1 Introduction 17
3.2 Primary Research 18
4 Secondary Research 19
5 Market Dynamics 20
5.1 Introduction 20
5.1.1 Drivers 20 Health and nutrition 20 Increasing consumption of healthy snacks 21 Diverse application in various industries 21
5.1.2 Restraints 21 High investment in nut processing 21 High Labor intensity 21
5.1.3 Opportunities 22 Value added processing 22 Economic development 22 Innovations in flavors 22
5.1.4 Challenges 22 Climatic Issues 22 Unused by-products 23 Horticulture challenges 23
6 Market Trends 24
6.1 Trends in Supply/Production 24
6.2 Trends in Demand/Consumption 25
6.3 Emerging Markets (Supply & Demand) 26
6.4 Trade (Import-Export) Analysis 27
6.4.1 Export Analysis 27
6.4.2 Import Analysis 28
6.5 Innovations in Product/Process 30
6.6 Macroeconomic Indicator Analysis for Top 4 Tree Nuts Market 31
6.6.1 Pestle analysis-U.S. 31
6.6.2 Pestle Analysis-India 32
6.6.3 Pestle Analysis- China 33
6.6.4 Pestle Analysis- Australia 34
7 Market Factor Analysis 36
7.1 Introduction 36
7.2 Value Chain Analysis 36
7.3 Porter’s Five Forces 38
7.3.1 Threat of New Entrants 38
7.3.2 Threat of Substitutes 39
7.3.3 Bargaining power of Buyers 39
7.3.4 Bargaining power of Suppliers 39
7.3.5 Intensity of Rivalry 39
7.4 Supply Chain Analysis 39
8 Global Tree Nuts Market Overview 41
8.1 Global Tree Nuts Market Overview 41
9 Global Tree Nuts Market-By Type 44
9.1 Cashew nuts 44
9.2 Walnuts 44
9.3 Almonds 44
9.4 Pistachios 44
9.5 Hazelnuts 44
9.6 Chestnut 44
9.7 Brazil nuts 44
9.8 Others 44
10 Global Tree Nuts Market-By Form 50
10.1 Whole 50
10.2 Roasted 50
10.3 Powder 50
10.4 Splits 50
10.5 Others 50
11 Global Tree Nuts Market-By Application 54
11.1 Direct consumption/Culinary purpose 54
11.2 Bakery & Confectionery 54
11.3 Breakfast cereals 54
11.4 Snacks 54
11.5 Flavoured drinks 54
11.6 Butter & spreads 54
11.7 Dairy products 54
11.8 Others 54
12 North America Tree Nuts Market 61
13 South America Tree Nuts Market 70
14 Europe Tree Nuts Market 81
15 Asia-Pacific Tree Nuts Market 100
16 Rest of World Tree Nuts Market 111
17 Competitive Landscape 119
17.1 Introduction 119
17.2 Product Launch/Development 120
17.3 Acquisition 120
17.4 Expansion 121
17.5 R&D 121
18 Company Profiles 122
18.1 Golden Peanut Company Llc (U.S.) 122
18.1.1 Overview 122
18.1.2 Company Snapshot 122
18.1.3 Product Portfolio 122
18.2 Olam International Ltd. (Singapore) 124
18.2.1 Overview 124
18.2.2 Company Snapshot 124
18.2.3 Product Portfolio 125
18.3 Diamond Foods, Inc. (U.S.) 126
18.3.1 Overview 126
18.3.2 Company Snapshot 126
18.3.3 Product Portfolio 126
18.4 Mariani Nut Company Inc. (U.S.) 128
18.4.1 Overview 128
18.4.2 Company Snapshot 128
18.4.3 Product Portfolio 128
18.5 Blue Diamond Growers (U.S.) 129
18.5.1 Overview 129
18.5.2 Company Snapshot 129
18.5.3 Product portfolio 129
18.6 Select Harvests Ltd. (Australia) 131
18.6.1 Overview 131
18.6.2 Company Snapshot 131
18.6.3 Product Portfolio 131
18.7 Waterford Nut Co. Inc. 133
18.7.1 Overview 133
18.7.2 Company Snapshot 133
18.7.3 Product Portfolio 133