Production of nuts continues to increase in Italy

Market & Price Trends
Published Nov 10, 2023

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Italy's nut sector has experienced exponential growth in the last ten years, with volumes growing by 61%. Hazelnut cultivation, in particular, is expanding due to high demand from the food industry and the quality of Italian cultivars. Italy is the eleventh largest producer of nuts in the world and the second-largest consumer.
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Volumes grew by 61% in ten years. Italy is the eleventh largest producer in the world. The hazelnut is good, the almond tree is in retreat This is one of the data that emerged at the Edmund Mach Foundation in San Michele all'Adige during the two scientific days organized by Fem in collaboration with Soi on the prospects of the sector with particular reference to the state of research but also to the production prospects of nuts whose consumption is becoming overwhelmingly fashionable. Italy is eleventh in the world as a producing country, while it is second as a consumer. Despite this, its exports grew by 6% in the last year against an increase in imports of 5%. Almonds, hazelnuts, chestnuts and walnuts are the main Italian productions with a turnover of 1,336,000.00 euros in 2022. Consumption and surfaces growing What is certain is that this sector has enormous potential, today consumption in Italy is 5.5 kg per capita per year, while worldwide consumption exceeds 4.5 million ...
Source: Terraevita
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