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To be in the pink of health, all you need is a handful of Nuts. It is known for nutritive value, great taste and versatility, nuts help satiate our palate through direct consumption or as ingredient in our daily diet.
The dietary fibre in nuts is high, ranging from 5 to 9% by weight. Nuts are good sources of arginine, potassium, vitamin E, and other bioactive compounds. They contain magnesium, antioxidants and unsaturated fatty acids.
According to ‘Dried Fruit and Edible Nuts: A Global Strategic Business Report’, by Global Industry Analysts Inc., peanuts represent the largest segment in the global Edible Nuts market. Other popular nuts and dried fruits include prunes, almonds, raisins, walnuts, organic dates, hazelnuts, dried figs, apricots and pecans.
As per October 2016 figures, the market for Dried Fruits in India, both Dried Fruits Wholesale and retail, is pegged at Rs 15,000 crore with volume estimated at approximately 450,000 tonnes. The size is estimated to reach Rs 30,000 crore by 2020 with over 1 million tonnes in volume.
The demand of Dry Fruits has been rising due to increasing awareness of health needs, higher disposable income levels, better availability, right packaging, consistent quality, adequate product communication by way of labeling, and newer products such as Hazelnuts, Pecan Nuts etc. Consequently, there is a healthy growth of more than 10 per cent year on year for the nuts and Dry Fruits industry in India in volume terms. Comparatively, the CAGR growth rate in Asia Pacific is lower, at 5.3 per cent for the dry fruit market and 6.5 per cent for the nuts market.
Nuts have various advantages as a food category and popular snacking option, including ease of storage, long shelf-life, easy portability, minimal seasonality issues, and natural resistance to spoilage. Removal of water content during the drying process makes Dried Fruits less perishable, easier-to-handle, and cheaper to transport.
In India, consumption of Nuts and Dry Fruits is dominated by Cashews, used in a variety of food products. According to reports, India is not only the world's largest producer, processor and exporter of cashews but also its largest consumer, especially the Broken Nuts used in making sweets, biscuits, cakes, chocolates and snacks, which is good news for Cashewnuts Suppliers.
Almonds, another favorite in the dry fruits and nuts category, is mainly grown in Kashmir and Himachal Pradesh. India’s own production of almonds in 2015-16 is projected at 1,400 tonnes on a kernel weight basis, which is 17% higher than that of 2014/15. The United States Department of Agriculture’s forecast for India’s almond imports is 61,500 tonnes in 2015-16, and almonds are also imported from Australia. The total Almond consumption in 2015-16 is expected to reach 72,000 tonnes in India, with imports accounting for a major portion of the tonnage. Almond Wholesale Price in India varies with the quality and market offtake, especially during festival time.
Tammy Trade feature more than 37 varieties of nuts and dry fruits on its portal, which can be procured by Buyers at wholesale prices. Sellers have been identified and featured from the USA and from across Indian cities and States – Jammu, Kerala, Karnataka, New Delhi, Gurgaon, Jaipur, Bhopal, Solapur, Kolkata and Mangalore. Log on to the portal for your next deal, or shall we say Done Deal!