Pistachio Market Overview in Chile
The revenue of the pistachio market in Chile amounted to $1.5M in 2010, dropping by -19.9% against the previous year. This figure reflects the total revenues of producers and importers (excluding logistics costs, retail marketing costs, and retailers' margins, which will be included in the final consumer price). Over the period under review, pistachio consumption continues to indicate a deep downturn. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2008 when the market value decreased by -19.9% year-to-year. Over the period under review, the pistachio market attained its maximum level at $2.9M in 2007; however, from 2008 to 2010, consumption remained at a lower figure.