Which Country Produces the Most Brazil Nuts in the World?

Other Tree And Bush Fruits And Nuts October 16, 2017
Author: Sergey Avramenko
Head of Global Markets Research Team

Global areca nut market

In 2015, the countries with the highest levels of production in 2015 were Bolivia (48 thousand tonnes), Brazil (39 thousand tonnes), Côte D'Ivoire (17 thousand tonnes), together accounting for 93% of total output.

From 2007 to 2015, the most notable growth rates of brazil nut production among the main producing countries was attained by Côte D'Ivoire (+4.0% per year), while the other global leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Top Brazil Nut Producing Countries in the World

1. Bolivia (48K Tonnes)
2. Brazil (39K Tonnes)
3. Côte D'Ivoire (17K Tonnes)
4. Peru (6K Tonnes)
5. Gambia (3K Tonnes)

Global Brazil Nut Production

Global brazil nut production amounted to 113 thousand tonnes in 2015, rising by +1.0% against the previous year level. Overall, the global brazil nut output pursued a pronounced growth from 2007 to 2015. The trend pattern, however, indicated some noticable fluctuations throughout the analyzed period. The total output figures increased at an average annual rate of +2.7%. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2009, when the output figure increased by +10% from the previous year level. Over the period under review, the global brazil nut production reached its maximum volume in 2015, and is likely to continue its growth in the immediate term.

Over the analyzed period, an increase in global brazil nut production was primarily driven by disposable income growth, popularity of healthy eating, and growth of medical care and personal care products. Furthermore, these key drivers are expected to continue promoting the brazil nut output in the immediate term. This general positive trend was largely conditioned by a slight curtailment of the harvested area and solid gains of the yield figures.

The world brazil nut harvested area amounted to 11 thousand ha in 2015, which was almost equal to the previous year figure. The brazil nut harvested area indicated a small contraction over the period under review, declining by an average annual rate of -0.2% from 2007 to 2015. This trend pattern was relatively stable throughout the analyzed period. Over the period under review, the total brazil nut harvested area peaked in 2008, falling back in the following year. From 2009 to 2015, the total brazil nut harvested area fluctuated at lower levels.

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Source: World: Brazil Nuts - Market Report. Analysis And Forecast