Nuts market reached a size of 26 billion liras in 2021…
In Turkey, where a total of 550 thousand tonnes of nuts were consumed in 2021, while the amount of dried nuts taken into the household was around 27 kg. With the increasing demand, the dried nuts market completed 2021 with approximately 26 billion TL, while 7 billion TL of this came from the packaged category. While the first choice of the consumer was mixed nuts, it was followed by sunflower seeds and walnuts.
The demand for healthy nutrition, which surged with the effect of the pandemic, continued in 2021 as well. The consumer’s preference for a healthy diet has increased the demand for traditional snacks such as nuts and dried fruits.
The dried nuts market, which continues to grow every year, closed 2021 with a size of approximately 26 billion TL. About 7 billion TL of this size is the packaged product market.
In 2021, the first choice of the consumer was mixed nuts. It was followed by traditional Turkish flavours of sunflower seeds and walnuts. The biggest contribution to the turnover in the packaged nuts market came from the Pistachio, mixed products and peanut categories.