Pimenta Pepper Market in Japan
The size of the pimenta pepper market in Japan expanded rapidly to $ in , surging by % 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, consumption, however, showed a mild descent. Over the period under review, the market hit record highs at $ in 2007; however, from 2008 to , consumption stood at a somewhat lower figure.