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With rising disposable income, dry fruits are moving from a luxury product to a necessity category over the last few years. The Nuts & Dry Fruits industry in India is valued at USD 2.5 billion, while consumption in India is just 3 percent of global demand, though India has 15 percent of the world?s population.
Consumption of nuts and dried fruits is steadily increasing, and is being driven by changing lifestyles and rising health consciousness, which is reflected in growing focus on preventive healthcare against the backdrop of rising healthcare expenditures.
The per capita consumption of nuts in India is very low at 150 gm per annum; this includes direct consumption on health grounds and as snacks; as ingredients in cakes, desserts, namkeen, etc; and during Diwali a
Cashewnut processing in Kerala is in dire straights. The issue is related to obsolete machinery, a non-conducive import and export policy and price disparity have been affecting most processing industries in the country. Kerala has high labour costs and non availability of cashew. Indian cashew processing capacity is around 1.7 million tonnes, while Indian cashew production is around 0.7 million tonnes. In order to run the factories round the year, around 1.0 million tonnes of import was necessary for the country. Now in Union Budget for financial year 2019, the import duty has been reduced from 5.0% to 2.5%
Indian dry fruits market is set to double by 2020 on rising demand of health conscious and nutritious food. The Indian dry fruits market is currently pegged at Rs 15,000 crore with their volume estimated at approximately 450,000 tonnes. But, its size is estimated to reach Rs 30,000 crore by 2020 with over 1 million tonnes in volume term. The demand of dry fruits is rising because of a combination of factors such as increasing awareness of health needs, increasing disposable income levels, better availability, right packaging, consistent quality, adequate product communication (labelling), newer products such as hazelnuts, peanuts, etc, are leading to a healthy growth of more than 10 per cent year on year for the nuts and dry fruits industry in volume terms.