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New York, NY, United States, 2017/06/26 - coupled with increased usage of edible nuts as an ingredient by various food industries such as bakery & confectionery, diary, snacks and others, is fuelling the acorns market growth across the globe.
Acorn Nuts Market: Overview
The Acorns are the nuts obtained from oak trees. According there are basically two major types of acorns nuts viz., North African and Spanish Acorns, and all the rest. The presence of tannins in acorn nuts make them bitter in taste. These acorn nuts are processed through leaching process before they can be eaten by humans. In North America Region there are two major types of oaks red oaks and white oaks from which acorns nuts are obtained. In Japan,“Metabashii” are the oak trees which produces best acorns for eating. Across the globe acorns are eaten raw, roasted, and boiled. This acorns are used to make soup, oil, flour, mush, coffee and quick snacks. There are hundreds of variety of different oak species available in the world and there productivity and nutritional contents varies with species and local environment.
Acorn Nuts Market: Drivers and Restraints
The Earth’s growing population which is already more than seven billion strong is straining the world’s breadbasket. The need for another nutritive and ecologically friendly food source is increasing day by day. Acorns nuts are one of the best solution for this need. The acorns nuts have already begun to draw renewed attention in the pursuit for sustainable alternative food source. The demand for gluten free products in increasing majorly in the Western world. The acorns nuts fulfils all the criteria for modern food and thus it is on the verge of dietary comeback. Acorns have been a major part of diet for various species of wildlife. The demand for acorns as an important food source for some domestic livestock is increasing which in turn driving the market for acorns nuts. Factors such as increasing urge of the consumers for living a healthy lifestyle, coupled with increased usage of edible nuts as an ingredient by various food industries such as bakery & confectionery, diary, snacks and others, is fuelling the acorns market growth across the globe.
Gathering acorns is relatively easy and they are very easy to store. The dried acorns may last for several years. Moreover, the acorns are potentially and ecologically friendly food item. Unlike other sources for nuts and grains the oaks are not dependent on the massive supply of water, pesticides, and fertilizers and require no special farming activities. The global demand for healthy food items and increasing awareness about health among the customers in driving the demand for acorn nuts market. Many Native Americans and Korean people uses acorn nuts as a dietary staple. In addition to this, the acorns nuts helps to control blood sugar levels. Acorns are considered as a rich source of complex carbohydrate. Moreover the demand for acorns nuts over other nuts is expected to rise as acorns are lower in fats as compared to other nuts. The acorns are rich source of fibres as a result this is expected to increase the demand for acorn nuts in food industry. The availability of other similar substituents such as hazelnuts and chest is expected to hamper the growth of acorns market over the forecast period.
Acorn Nuts Market: Segmentation
On the basis of Type
On the basis of Usage
Bakery & Confectionery
Snacks & Breakfast Cereals
Butter & Spread
On the basis of Form
Acorn Nuts Market: Region Wise Outlook
The global Acorn Nuts Market is segmented into the seven key regions: North America, Latin America, Western Europe, and Eastern Europe, Asia Pacific Excluding Japan (APEJ), Japan and Middle East and Africa (MEA). Out of all these regions the Western Europe region is expected to account for maximum share as compared to all other regions. This region is anticipated to show favourable growth in terms of volume consumption over the forecast period. The demand for acorns nuts in North America market is projected to increase at a significant CAGR during the forecast period.
Acorn Nuts Market: Key Players
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