In 2022, the European Union (EU)-27 imported $6.8 billion in tree nuts from the world. The EU remains a net importer of tree nuts for all products since demand highly exceeds domestic production. The United States is the largest EU-27 tree nuts supplier, accounting for 39 percent of total imports, with $2.67 billion, up 7 percent compared to the previous year, despite total import value decreasing 4 percent from 2021.

Greater awareness of the health benefits of tree nuts continues to increase consumer demand year-round, although inflation and price sensitive markets may have an impact on high value products such as tree nuts. However, manufacturers are developing creative products and packaging to attract new and traditional consumers.

Click here to read the full report.