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Edible Nuts Market by Product Type (Almonds, Cashew Nuts, Hazelnuts, Peanuts, Pistachios, Walnuts), by Usage (Bakery and Confectionery, Flavored Drinks, Breakfast Cereals, Snacks, Butter and Spreads, Dairy Products, Others), by Form (Whole, Powder, Roasted, Splits) and Region (North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East and Africa, Latin America) – Global Industry Analysis, Size, Growth, Investment and Forecasts 2022 to 2027

Published: January, 2022
ID: 8851
Pages: 170

Edible Nuts Market Size and Value Analysis 2022 - 2027:

Edible Nuts Market size is valued at 66.9 Million USD in 2022. The market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 5.7% over the forecast period to reach a valuation of 83.1 Million USD in 2027.

Dry fruits and edible nuts are widely consumed. For dried fruit, the water content is extracted from the fruit either naturally, by sun-drying or through the use of advanced dehydrators. On the other side, the edible nut is a fruit made of a hard shell and seed. Dry fruits and edible nuts are an essential source of nutrients for humans comparable to fresh fruits and are a significant source of dietary fiber and potassium. They are also a rich source of vitamin A, vitamin K, and iron. Nuts, on the other hand, are very high in nutrients and have a good source of fats and vitamins as well as amino acids.

Edible Nuts Market Regional Growth Insights:

Europe is expected to dominate the global market for edible nuts. Countries such as the Netherlands, Germany, France, and the United Kingdom are expected to be significant regions for edible nuts in Europe due to increasing demand for organic, low-sugar, and safe food items. The market for edible nuts in Asia-Pacific is expected to be the fastest-growing in the forecast period, attributed to the increasing demand of health-conscious consumers in the area for nutritious food ingredients. The North American market is expected to grow steadily during the forecast period due to the widespread use of nuts such as acorns and American beech for their starch and fat content. The market in other areas has seen significant growth due to the application in oil and food products.

Edible Nuts Market Drivers and Restraints:


Consumption of edible nuts has increased due to a shift towards a healthy lifestyle by the consumers. Edible nuts are rich in Vitamins K and A and Iron. They also provide minerals, fiber, Potassium, and Calcium. The high nutrient density and the rich source of bioactive compounds make them significantly beneficial for health. Consumers have become health-conscious as a result, there has been a significant shift in their intake and diet. Resultantly, the market for edible nuts such as Walnut, Almond, Pistachios, Hazelnuts and Cashew nuts is flourishing. Thus, the increasing awareness and rising adoption of a healthier lifestyle have fueled the growth of the edible nuts market. The shelf-life of edible nuts can be increased by up to one year, when refrigerated. Consequently, they can be bought in bulk and stored easily. Edible nuts have multiple applications in the food and beverage industry and can be used as an ingredient in a lot of dishes. Besides, their nutritional value they act as flavor enhancers.


The processing stage of edible nuts is a lengthy and costly process. The high price of the processing techniques before commercialization such as extraction, clarification and packaging are the major restraints affecting the market growth of edible nuts. These processes are quite intensive and are a major deterrent to the growth of this market globally.


Factors such as longer shelf life, crunchiness, and high nutrition density are expected to bring new opportunities and boost the market for edible nuts. The market growth is also fostered by the fact that edible nuts can be used in a wide variety of products like yogurts, ice creams, artisan crackers, etc. The chocolate industry has been using edible nuts to enhance the taste of chocolates. This provides a lucrative opportunity for the market of edible nuts to grow. Increasing veganism and the flexitarian population shifting from animal-based products to plant-based products provides a huge opportunity for the edible nuts market to bolster its position globally.


The pandemic has affected the edible nuts market badly. Reduced consumption and supply chain disruption was the prime challenge faced by the industry. In addition to that high price of processing techniques continue to pose a threat to the market. For example - Cashew nuts pass through the stages of extraction, clarifying, and packaging. This makes the process quite intensive and is projected to hamper the market growth of edible nuts

Edible Nuts Market Detailed Segmentation:

Edible Nuts Market by Product Type:

  • Almonds

  • Cashew Nuts

  • Hazelnuts

  • Peanuts

  • Pistachios

  • Walnuts

Edible Nuts Market by Usage:

  • Bakery and Confectionery

  • Flavored Drinks

  • Breakfast Cereals

  • Snacks

  • Butter and Spreads

  • Dairy Products

  • Others

Edible Nuts Market by Form:

  • Whole

  • Powder

  • Roasted

  • Splits

The peanut category dominated the market for edible nuts by volume in 2019 and is expected to remain dominant over the forecast period compared to its counterparts. Meanwhile, the almond segment is expected to grow at the highest CAGR in terms of value during the forecast period.The bakery & confectionery segment had the largest share of price in the global market for edible nuts in 2019. Manufacturers are launching new energy bars with edible nuts. Their long-lasting crunchiness, combined with their associated health benefits, is a driving factor in the market for bakery and confectionery products containing edible nuts.

Edible Nuts Market Geographical Classification:

  • North America

  • Europe

  • Asia-Pacific

  • Middle East and Africa

  • Latin America

Edible Nuts Market Key Players:

  1. Diamond Foods

  2. Olam International

  3. Waterford Nut

  4. Farm Breeze International

  5. Just Almonds

  6. Blue Diamond Growers

  7. Mariani Nut

  8. Select Harvests

  9. Global Nut

  10. Archer Daniels

1. Introduction                                 

                1.1 Market Definition                    

                1.2 Study Deliverables                  

                1.3 Base Currency, Base Year and Forecast Periods                          

                1.4 General Study Assumptions                

2. Research Methodology                                           

                2.1 Introduction                               

                2.2 Research Phases                      

                                2.2.1 Secondary Research           

                                2.2.2 Primary Research 

                                2.2.3 Econometric Modelling      

                                2.2.4 Expert Validation  

                2.3 Analysis Design                         

                2.4 Study Timeline                          

3. Overview                                       

                3.1 Executive Summary                

                3.2 Key Inferences                         

                3.3 Epidemology                              

4. Drivers, Restraints, Opportunities, and Challenges Analysis (DROC)                                    

                4.1 Market Drivers                          

                4.2 Market Restraints                    

                4.3 Key Challenges                         

                4.4 Current Opportunities in the Market                              

5. Market Segmentation                                              

                5.1 Product Type                             

                                5.1.1 Introduction           

                                5.1.2 Almonds  

                                5.1.3 Cashew Nuts          

                                5.1.4 HazelNuts

                                5.1.5 Peanuts    

                                5.1.6 Pistachios

                                5.1.7 Walnuts    

                                5.1.8 Y-o-Y Growth Analysis, By Product Type    

                                5.1.9 Market Attractiveness Analysis, By Product Type  

                                5.1.10 Market Share Analysis, By Product Type  

                5.2 Usage                           

                                5.2.1 Introduction           

                                5.2.2 Bakery and Confectionery

                                5.2.3 Flavored Drinks     

                                5.2.4 Breakfast Cereals 

                                5.2.5 Snacks       

                                5.2.6 Butter and Spreads             

                                5.2.7 Dairy Products       

                                5.2.8 Others      

                                5.2.9 Y-o-Y Growth Analysis, By Usage   

                                5.2.10 Market Attractiveness Analysis, By Usage              

                                5.2.11 Market Share Analysis, By Usage

                5.3 Form                             

                                5.3.1 Introduction           

                                5.3.2 Whole       

                                5.3.3 Powder    

                                5.3.4 Roasted    

                                5.3.5 Splits          

                                5.3.6 Y-o-Y Growth Analysis, By Form     

                                5.3.7 Market Attractiveness Analysis, By Form   

                                5.3.8 Market Share Analysis, By Form    

6. Geographical Analysis                                              

                6.1 Introduction                               

                                6.1.1 Regional Trends    

                                6.1.2 Impact Analysis     

                                6.1.3 Y-o-Y Growth Analysis        

                                       By Geographical Area

                                       By Product Type

                                       By Usage

                                       By Form

                                6.1.4  Market Attractiveness Analysis     

                                       By Geographical Area

                                       By Product Type

                                       By Usage

                                       By Form

                                6.1.5  Market Share Analysis      

                                       By Geographical Area

                                       By Product Type

                                       By Usage

                                       By Form

                6.2 North America                          

                                6.1.1 Introduction           

                                6.1.2 United States         

                                6.1.3 Canada     

                6.3 Europe                         

                                6.2.1 Introduction           

                                6.2.2 U.K             

                                6.2.3 Spain         

                                6.2.4 Germany 

                                6.2.5 Italy            

                                6.2.6 France       

                6.4 Asia-Pacific                 

                                6.3.1 Introduction           

                                6.3.2 China         

                                6.3.3 India          

                                6.3.4 Japan         

                                6.3.5 Australia   

                                6.3.6 South Korea           

                6.5 Latin America                             

                                6.4.1 Introduction           

                                6.4.2 Brazil          

                                6.4.3 Argentina

                                6.4.4 Mexico     

                                6.4.5 Rest of Latin America          

                6.6 Middle East & Africa               

                                6.5.1 Introduction           

                                6.5.2 Middle-East            

                                6.5.3 Africa         

7. Strategic Analysis                                       

                7.1 PESTLE analysis                         

                                7.1.1 Political     

                                7.1.2 Economic 

                                7.1.3 Social         

                                7.1.4 Technological         

                                7.1.5 Legal          

                                7.1.6 Environmental       

                7.2 Porter’s Five analysis                              

                                7.2.1 Bargaining Power of Suppliers        

                                7.2.2 Bargaining Power of Consumers    

                                7.2.3 Threat of New Entrants     

                                7.2.4 Threat of Substitute Products and Services              

                                7.2.5 Competitive Rivalry within the Industry     

8. Market Leaders' Analysis                                        

                8.1 Diamond Foods                        

                                8.1.1 Overview 

                                8.1.2 Product Analysis   

                                8.1.3 Financial analysis  

                                8.1.4 Recent Developments       

                                8.1.5 SWOT analysis       

                                8.1.6 Analyst View          

                8.2 Olam International                  

                8.3 Waterford Nut                          

                8.4 Farm Breeze International                   

                8.5 Just Almonds                             

                8.6 Blue Diamond Growers                         

                8.7 Mariani Nut                

                8.8 Select Harvests                         

                8.9 Global Nut                  

                8.10 Archer Daniels                        

9. Competitive Landscape                                           

                9.1 Market share analysis                            

                9.2 Merger and Acquisition Analysis                       

                9.3 Agreements, collaborations and Joint Ventures                         

                9.4 New Product Launches                         

10. Market Outlook and Investment Opportunities                                         


                a) List of Tables                

                b) List of Figures                              

  1. Global Edible Nuts Market By Region, From 2022 - 2027 ( USD Billion )

  2. Global Edible Nuts Market By Product Type, From 2022 - 2027 ( USD Billion )

  3. Global Almonds Market By Region, From 2022 - 2027 ( USD Billion )

  4. Global Cashew Nuts Market By Region, From 2022 - 2027 ( USD Billion )

  5. Global Hazelnuts Market By Region, From 2022 - 2027 ( USD Billion )

  6. Global Peanuts Market By Region, From 2022 - 2027 ( USD Billion )

  7. Global Pistachios Market By Region, From 2022 - 2027 ( USD Billion )

  8. Global Walnuts Market By Region, From 2022 - 2027 ( USD Billion )

  9. Global Edible Nuts Market By Usage, From 2022 - 2027 ( USD Billion )

  10. Global Bakery and Confectionery Market By Region, From 2022 - 2027 ( USD Billion )

  11. Global Flavored Drinks Market By Region, From 2022 - 2027 ( USD Billion )

  12. Global Breakfast Cereals Market By Region, From 2022 - 2027 ( USD Billion )

  13. Global Snacks Market By Region, From 2022 - 2027 ( USD Billion )

  14. Global Butter and Spreads Market By Region, From 2022 - 2027 ( USD Billion )

  15. Global Dairy Products Market By Region, From 2022 - 2027 ( USD Billion )

  16. Global Others Market By Region, From 2022 - 2027 ( USD Billion )

  17. Global Edible Nuts Market By Form, From 2022 - 2027 ( USD Billion )

  18. Global Whole Market By Region, From 2022 - 2027 ( USD Billion )

  19. Global Powder Market By Region, From 2022 - 2027 ( USD Billion )

  20. Global Roasted Market By Region, From 2022 - 2027 ( USD Billion )

  21. Global Splits Market By Region, From 2022 - 2027 ( USD Billion )

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