Increased Consumption of Nuts and Seeds Fuelled by Growing Awareness about Healthy and Balanced Diet

Increased Consumption of Nuts and Seeds Fuelled by Growing Awareness about Healthy and Balanced Diet

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  • Date Submitted: 07/11/2016 11:44 PM
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Global Nuts and Seeds Market to Expand at 1.70% CAGR and 10.0%
CAGR 2015-2021 Respectively

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The growing awareness about healthy diet has led to the increased consumption of nuts and seeds.
Moderate consumption of nuts and seeds has a number of positive impacts on human health including
reduced risks of coronary heart diseases, low blood cholesterol level, and lower risks of diabetes and gall
The introduction of genetically modified nuts and seeds has further propelled the growth of the global nuts
and seeds market. The global nuts market was worth US$1,137.06 bn in 2014 and is anticipated to expand
at a CAGR of 1.70% during the period between 2015 and 2021 to reach a valuation of US$1,279.44 bn by
2021. On the other hand, the global seeds market is projected to expand at a CAGR of 10.0% during the
same period and reach a valuation of US$114.26 bn by 2021.
Why Consumers are Apprehensive about GMO Nuts and Seeds?
Genetically modified crops are usually preferred by farmers as they exhibit resistance to weeds and
adverse environmental conditions, thereby increasing the production of crops. However, GMO crops,
particularly seeds such as corn/maize and soybean have attracted intense opposition from critics who want
the products containing GMO crops to be labelled properly as many believe that such crops might pose
risks to human health. Though the current scientific consensus stresses that GM crops do not pose any
greater risk to human health than conventional crops, consumers...

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