Edible nuts are amongst the most nutritionally concentrated food sources, high in proteins, oils, energy, minerals and vitamins. They are either used directly, or as added value products through extraction of edible oils and the manufacture of food products.
The global market for edible nuts excluding groundnuts is projected to exceed 13 million tons by the year 2015, while world unshelled groundnut output could reach 39 million tons.
ITC Market Insider covers separately groundnuts and cashew nuts, given their capital importance in the economy of developing and least developed countries.
ITC Market Insider for edible nuts address the lack of readily available real-time market intelligence on the international trade in cashew nuts and groundnuts. New sources of information, news and comments that readers might have on the specific products or areas are welcome. ITC moderates all comments. Abusive or off-topic comments will not be posted to the site and too long comments may be moderated.
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