Sumary of Tree nuts output may be low, dried fruits production high this season: INC:
- The world production of dried fruits in 2021-22 has been calculated to be around 3.17 million tonnes, a growth of 6 per cent compared with the previous year.
- In spite of the Covid-19-related disruptions, overall demand remained strong in the 2020-21 marketing year, with most tree nut exports showing increments compared to the prior season and even hitting record international shipments, INC said.
- Global walnut production is anticipated to end up slightly below 2020-21 levels at 984,925 tonnes as China is expecting an average crop and California a shorter one, following last season’s record.
- World peanut production is expected to amount to about 50.5 tonnes, 2 per cent up from 2020-21, with larger crop expected for Nicaragua (14 per cent), Brazil (9 per cent), Nigeria (8 per cent), China (4 per cent), USA (2 per cent) and India (1 per cent).
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