Pistachio Market Overview in Ireland
The revenue of the pistachio market in Ireland amounted to $243K in 2010, reducing by -3.8% 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 significant setback. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2008 when the market value decreased by -3.8% y-o-y. Over the period under review, the pistachio market attained its peak figure level at $273K in 2007; however, from 2008 to 2010, consumption failed to regain its momentum.