Nuts and Seeds Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share,
Growth, Trends and Forecast 2015 - 2021
134 Page Report
Global Nuts Market to Reach US$1,279.44 bn by 2021, Propelled by
Growing Demand for Modified Crops
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Nuts and Seeds Market
The consumption of nuts and seeds among the consumers is increasing globally. Thus the nuts and seeds
market is witnessing a dramatic growth across the world. Nuts and seeds consist of essential nutrients
such as fiber, folate protein and essential minerals that make them rich in nutritional value. Nuts are dry
and hard shelled fruit with a kernel that can be consumed. Seeds are embryonic plants which are enclosed
in a seed coat. Nuts and seeds have a wide variety of applications; nuts are consumed raw or they can be
an additive to several food items such as dairy drinks, energy bars and others. Nuts are also used in the
cosmetics industry. However, seeds are used in several cooking oils, several types of condiments and
spices. They are also considered as an important part of food additives.
Positive health benefits offered by the consumption of nuts and seeds are fuelling the global nuts and
seeds market. Prevention of diabetes, low blood cholesterol, reducing incidences of coronary heart
diseases are some the positive effects associated with the consumption of nuts and seeds. In addition, the
increasing market size of genetically modified crops is expected to have a positive impact on the global
nuts and seeds market.
However, excessive consumption of nuts and seeds has severe adverse effects on human health thereby
impeding the demand for nuts and seeds globally. Excessive consumption of...