Global Almond Market Size, Share, Opportunities, COVID-19 Impact, And Trends By Application (Confectionaries, Bakery Products, Dairy Products, Desserts & Sweets, Breakfast Cereals, Others), By Distribution Channel (Online, Offline (Convenience Stores, Others)), And By Geography - Forecasts From 2022 To 2027

Published:  Jun 2022 Report Code: KSI061613817 Pages: 120

The global almond market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 5.44% over the forecast period to reach a total market size of US$11.814 billion by 2027, increasing from US$8.156 billion in 2020. Almonds are consumed worldwide due to their health benefits and are also utilized in the form of food inclusions. Hence,  the growing food inclusion market will have a positive impact on the growth of the global almond market during the forecast period. Almonds can be preserved for a longer duration in comparison to fresh fruits, and they also serve as handy snacks, especially for long journeys, and there is no need for refrigeration either,  which is why they are widely accepted around the globe.

California is one of the world’s largest producers of almonds.

California's almond crop is growing significantly, and it has the largest tree nut crop globally. Almond is considered an imported crop in the region in terms of both export and domestic purposes, and with the growing adoption of almonds as a dietary solution option, its demand is further increasing. Furthermore, almond farmers are in need of more pollination than any other crop. Therefore, they are also the major source of demand for beekeepers in the country. Since they are required all-year-round,  unavailability of beekeeping or delay in beekeeper delivery increases the overall cost of the production and further negatively impacts the production of almonds in the country.

The European region holds  a substantial share of  the market

Increasing demand for vegan and organic food in the region is expected to drive the market for almonds during the forecast period. In addition, the major economies expanding the food and beverage industry coupled with the growing investments by big market players in the region to increase their market share, are anticipated to propel the market growth opportunities. In addition to this, changing consumer preferences and increasing adoption of meat alternatives and substitute products due to the rising vegan population are anticipated to further propel this growth in the coming years. For instance, according to multiple surveys, the vegan population in the United Kingdom has increased substantially over the past few years, with strong growth still anticipated during the forecast period. Major market players are focusing on almond health positioning and consumer marketing efforts, as well as developing a model and strategy for developing markets such as India and China. Furthermore, the expansion of the e-commerce industry in the United Kingdom is attracting new market players to enter the market with advanced and innovative products, thus increasing competition and further propelling the market growth opportunities for manufacturers and vendors. In fact, according to the United Nations Industrial Development Organization, the e-commerce market contributed to more than 7.12% of the United Kingdom's GDP in 2018. Also, the UK is the third-largest B2C market in the world, with an estimated $174.2 million in online sales of goods and services in 2016.

The rising adoption of almond milk is creating opportunities for new players to enter the market.

The prevalence of lactose intolerance is caused by the inability of the lactase enzyme produced by the cells present in the lining of the small intestine to break down or digest lactose (milk sugar). Hence, consuming almond milk provides an alternative for individuals suffering from lactose intolerance, which is considered lactose-free without compromising the nutritional benefits. Lactose-intolerance present in infants is due to congenital lactase deficiency, also known as congenital anastasia, a disorder, caused by mutations in the LCT gene.  Newborns are unable to break down lactose present in breast milk or the milk formula. This type of disorder is a rare disorder and the incidence at present is unknown. However, as per the National Institutes of Health (NIH) estimates, lactose intolerance in infants is reported to be around 1 in 60,000 in Finland. Adults, not able to digest lactose comprise over 60% of the human population. The disease at the time of adulthood is prevalent among individuals of East Asian descent, affecting over 70% of the population. Also, lactose intolerance is found prevalent among the population of West African descent, Arab, Jewish, Greek, and Italian descent, hence, providing an opportunity for the market to grow in the forecast period.

Growing demand in developing and underdeveloped economies:

The rise in standards of living has led to an increase in consumer spending in some developing economies, such as India and China. Moreover, an increase in the working population ratio and rapid industrialization and urbanization have further increased the demand for well-preserved foods. This has thus created a huge opportunity for almonds.

Furthermore, similar countries have also seen an increase in the number of supermarkets and retail stores and an increase in the trend of buying well-preserved foods. According to the USDA Foreign Agricultural Service's Food and Grocery Product Opportunities Stemming from Internal Sector Shift, modern formats such as supermarkets and hypermarkets are growing at a 15% annual rate in India.  In addition to this, the widening of the retail chain and growing globalization has resulted in an increase in the demand for food products that have longer shelf lives and can be preserved without the requirement of any special storage, which would thus result in an increase in the demand for almonds in these kinds of economies.

The availability of substitutes is anticipated to restrain the growth of the almond market in the coming years.

There are multiple substitutes available that offer similar functionality to almonds and will pose a restraint to the demand for almonds. Alternatives in the form of raisins, apricots, and cashews, among others, are used and are gaining popularity in the coming years.

The growing concerns regarding the impact of the current COVID-19 pandemic on global food production and distribution, including fresh and dried fruits and vegetables, threaten food security and are projected to impede the almond market growth. During the COVID-19 pandemic, the United Nations evaluated the relationship between novel coronavirus and global food security. According to the United Nations Food Security Committee,  World Food Security is defined as “all people, at all times, having physical, social, and economic access to sufficient, safe, and nutritious food that meets their food preferences and dietary needs for an active and healthy life”. Also, on April 21st, 2020, it is estimated by the United Nations that due to the novel coronavirus pandemic; numerous individuals are suffering from food insecurity issues in various parts of the globe. The increase in buying of immunity boosters and healthy products like almonds resulted in a disruption in the equilibrium prices as market demand exceeds supply, which further resulted in the increase in prices of almonds.

Competitive Intelligence

The overall almond industry is highly competitive. It offers various opportunities for new entrants owing to a continuous shift in consumer preferences towards a healthy lifestyle. Also, the increasing application in various industries is widening the growth opportunities for almond producers in various parts of the world. Besides, in this market, factors such as territorial market size, competition intensity, capacity, demand development through marketing, and local infrastructure are projected to influence the whole value chain of the product. In addition, companies are directly involved in retail and are investing in e-commerce channels to gain benefits from the growing market. Furthermore, consumer buying behaviour has been reshaped in recent years with growing variety, and online retail discount offers have impelled consumers to prefer online retail. Prominent/major key market players in the global almond market include Wonderful Pistachios & Almonds LLC, South Valley Farms, Almond Ace, Agriland Farming Company Inc, Olam International, Harris Family Enterprises., Western Nut Company., BAPU Almonds, Chico Nut Company, Chico Nut Company, TREEHOUSE ALMONDS, and RPAC, LLC among others. The number of players in the almond market is huge and is growing with the opportunity to generate significant revenues because of growing demand in various parts of the world. The players in the global almond market are implementing various growth strategies like marketing and online discount schemes to gain a competitive advantage over its competitors in this market. Major market players in the global almond market have been exhaustively covered along with their relative competitive positions and strategies. The report also mentions recent deals and investments of different market players over the last few years. The company profiles section details the business overview, financial performance (public companies), strategies, and key products and services being offered, along with the recent deals and investments of these important players in the global almond market.

Key Developments in the Market

  • In April 2022, three new food business brands—Simple Mills, Cappello's, and Daily Harvest—entered into joint partnerships to develop a sustainable almond farming 'The Almond Project'. This multi-year project is a farmer-led initiative to adopt and assess regenerative soil practices on California almond farms.
  • In October 2021, with the launch of Sofit Almond drink in India, Hershey India, a subsidiary of The Hershey Company, North America's top chocolate and confectionery manufacturer, expanded its range of plant-based drink brands Sofit, providing vegans and health enthusiasts another delicious alternative.
  • In March 2022, Crosstown collaborated with Pip & Nut, a nut butter expert, to create two vegan limited-edition offerings: Almond Butter Cinnamon Scroll doughnut and Cinnamon Scroll Almond Butter.  Hundreds of tasty treats from Crosstown's Soho, Shoreditch, Victoria, and Cambridge stores were given free to celebrate on the launch day.

Global Almond Market Scope:

Report Metric Details
 Market size value in 2020  US$8.156 billion
 Market size value in 2027  US$11.814 billion
 Growth Rate  CAGR of 5.44% from 2022 to 2027
 Base year  2020
 Forecast period  2022–2027
 Forecast Unit (Value)  USD Billion
 Segments covered  Application, Distribution Channel, And Geography
 Regions covered  North America, South America, Europe, Middle East and Africa, Asia Pacific
 Companies covered  Wonderful Pistachios & Almonds LLC, South Valley Farms, Almond Ace, Agriland   Farming Company Inc, Olam International, Harris Family Enterprises., Western Nut   Company., BAPU Almonds, Chico Nut Company, TREEHOUSE ALMONDS, RPAC, LLC
 Customization scope  Free report customization with purchase

 

Segmentation:

  • By Application
    • Confectionaries
    • Bakery Products
    • Dairy Products
    • Desserts & Sweets
    • Breakfast Cereals
    • Others
  • By Distribution Channel
    • Online
    • Offline
      • Convenience stores
      • Others
  • By Geography
    • North America
      • United States
      • Canada
      • Mexico
    • South America
      • Brazil
      • Argentina
      • Colombia
      • Chile
      • Others
    • Europe
      • Germany
      • Spain
      • United Kingdom
      • Italy
      • Netherlands
      • France
      • Others
    • Middle East and Africa
      • South Africa
      • Kenya
      • UAE
      • Saudi Arabia
      • Others
    • Asia Pacific
      • China
      • Japan
      • India
      • Australia
      • Indonesia
      • Vietnam
      • South Korea
      • Others

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Q1. What will be the almond market size by 2027?
A1. The global almond market is expected to reach a market size of US$11.814 billion by 2027.


Q2. What is the size of the global almond market?
A2. Global Almond Market was valued at US$8.156 billion in 2020.  


Q3. What are the growth prospects for the almond market?
A3. The almond market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 5.44% over the forecast period. 


Q4. What factors are anticipated to drive the almond market growth?
A4. Almonds are consumed worldwide due to their health benefits and are also utilized in the form of food inclusions; hence, the growing food inclusions market will have a positive impact on the growth of the global almond market during the forecast period. 


Q5. Which region holds the largest market share in the global almond market?
A5. The European region is holding a substantial share in the global almond market.

1. Introduction
1.1. Market Overview
1.2. COVID-19 Scenario
1.3. Market Definition
1.4. Market Segmentation

2. Research Methodology
2.1. Research Data
2.2. Assumptions

3. Executive Summary
3.1. Research Highlights

4. Market Dynamics
4.1. Market Drivers
4.2. Market Restraints
4.3. Porter’s Five Force Analysis
4.3.1. Bargaining Power of Suppliers
4.3.2. Bargaining Power of Buyers
4.3.3. Threat of New Entrants
4.3.4. Threat of Substitutes
4.3.5. Competitive Rivalry in the Industry
4.4. Industry Value Chain Analysis

5. Global Almond Market Analysis, By Application 
5.1. Introduction
5.2. Confectionaries
5.3. Bakery Products
5.4. Dairy Products
5.5. Desserts & Sweets
5.6. Breakfast Cereals
5.7. Others

6. Global Almond Market Analysis, By Distribution Channel 
6.1. Introduction
6.2. Online
6.3. Offline
6.3.1. Convenience stores
6.3.2. Others

7. Global Almond Analysis, by Geography 
7.1. Introduction
7.2. North America (Value in US$ Million) (Volume in Tons)
7.2.1. North America Almond Market Analysis, By Application, 2020 to 2027
7.2.2. North America Almond Market Analysis, By Distribution Channel, 2020 to 2027
7.2.3. By Country
7.2.3.1. United States
7.2.3.2. Canada
7.2.3.3. Mexico
7.3. South America (Value in US$ Million) (Volume in Tons)
7.3.1. South America Almond Market Analysis, By Application, 2020 to 2027
7.3.2. South America Almond Market Analysis, By Distribution Channel, 2020 to 2027
7.3.3. By Country
7.3.3.1. Brazil
7.3.3.2. Argentina
7.3.3.3. Colombia
7.3.3.4. Chile
7.3.3.5. Others
7.4. Europe (Value in US$ Million) (Volume in Tons)
7.4.1. Europe Almond Market Analysis, By Application, 2020 to 2027
7.4.2. Europe Almond Market Analysis, By Distribution Channel, 2020 to 2027
7.4.3. By Country
7.4.3.1. Germany
7.4.3.2. Spain
7.4.3.3. United Kingdom
7.4.3.4. Italy
7.4.3.5. Netherlands
7.4.3.6. France
7.4.3.7. Others
7.5. The Middle East and Africa (Value in US$ Million) (Volume in Tons)
7.5.1. Middle East and Africa Almond Market Analysis, By Application, 2020 to 2027
7.5.2. Middle East and Africa Almond Market Analysis, By Distribution Channel, 2020 to 2027
7.5.3. By Country
7.5.3.1. South Africa
7.5.3.2. Kenya
7.5.3.3. UAE
7.5.3.4. Saudi Arabia
7.5.3.5. Others
7.6. Asia Pacific (Value in US$ Million) (Volume in Tons)
7.6.1. Asia Pacific Almond Market Analysis, By Application, 2020 to 2027
7.6.2. Asia Pacific Almond Market Analysis, By Distribution Channel, 2020 to 2027
7.6.3. By Country
7.6.3.1. China
7.6.3.2. Japan
7.6.3.3. India
7.6.3.4. Australia
7.6.3.5. Indonesia
7.6.3.6. Vietnam
7.6.3.7. South Korea
7.6.3.8. Others

8. Competitive Environment and Analysis
8.1. Major Players and Strategy Analysis
8.2. Emerging Players and Market Lucrativeness
8.3. Mergers, Acquisitions, Agreements, and Collaborations
8.4. Vendor Competitiveness Matrix

9. Companies Profiles
9.1. Wonderful Pistachios & Almonds LLC
9.2. South Valley Farms
9.3. Harris Family Enterprises
9.4. Western Nut Company.
9.5. BAPU Almonds
9.6. Chico Nut Company
9.7. TREEHOUSE ALMONDS
9.8. RPAC, LLC
9.9. Justin's
9.10. Valley Harvest Nut Co., Inc

Wonderful Pistachios & Almonds LLC

South Valley Farms

Harris Family Enterprises

Western Nut Company

BAPU Almonds

Chico Nut Company

TREEHOUSE ALMONDS

RPAC, LLC

Justin's

Valley Harvest Nut Co., Inc

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