Pistachio Market Overview in Portugal
The revenue of the pistachio market in Portugal amounted to $2.5M in 2010, surging by 2.3% 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). The market value increased at an average annual rate of +2.3% over the period from 2007 to 2010; the trend pattern remained consistent, with somewhat noticeable fluctuations being observed throughout the analyzed period. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2008 with an increase of 2.4% y-o-y. Over the period under review, the pistachio market attained its peak figure level in 2010 and is likely to continue its growth in the near future.