Pepper Market Overview in France
The revenue of the pepper market in France amounted to $35M in 2010, going up by 28% 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). Overall, pepper consumption, however, continues to indicate a relatively flat trend pattern. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2010 when the market value increased by 28% against the previous year. Over the period under review, the pepper market reached its maximum level at $35M in 2008; however, from 2009 to 2010, consumption remained at a lower figure.