Which Country Consumes the Most Mustard Seeds in the World?

Spices, Aromatic, Drug And Pharmaceutical Crops February 09, 2018
Author: Anna Sergeeva
Market Analyst

Global mustard seed consumption amounted to 547 thousand tonnes in 2015, declining by -19.7% against the previous year level. Overall, the global mustard seed consumption indicated a pronounced growth from 2007 to 2015. The trend pattern, however, indicated some noticable fluctuations throughout the analyzed period. The total consumption volume increased at an average annual rate of +3.8%. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2009, when the output figure increased by +33% from the previous year level. In that year, the global mustard seed consumption attained its maximum volume of 703 thousand tonnes. From 2010 to 2015, the total mustard seed consumption growth failed to regain its strength.

Top Mustard Seed Consuming Countries in the World

1. Canada (236K Tonnes)

2. Nepal (154K Tonnes)

3. Russia (113K Tonnes)

4. Ukraine (95K Tonnes)

5. Myanmar (47K Tonnes)

Global Mustard Seeds Consumption

In 2015, the countries with the highest consumption were Canada (236 thousand tonnes), Nepal (154 thousand tonnes), Russia (113 thousand tonnes), together comprising 66% of total consumption. They were followed by Ukraine with a 12% of global consumption share and Myanmar with a 6% share.

From 2007 to 2015, the most notable growth rates of mustard seed consumption among the main consuming countries was attained by Russia (+33.9% per year), while the other global leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Per capita mustard seed in Canada was estimated at 6.58 kg/year, much higher than the global average of 0.77 kg/year. Canada was the leading country in terms of per capita consumption, among the main consumers of mustard seed, followed by Nepal (5.40 kg/year), Ukraine (2.13 kg/year), Myanmar (0.88 kg/year) and Russia (0.79 kg/year).

In Russia, per capita mustard seed consumption has grown noticably (+33.8% per year) in recent years. In 2015, Russia per capita consumption reached 6.58 kg/year as compared with 0.08 kg/year in 2007.

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Source: World: Mustard Seed - Market Report. Analysis And Forecast To 2025