The export market for U.S. tree nuts continued to grow in 2012, reaching $6 billion dollars and accounting for over 60 percent of U.S. production. In “Riding The Growth Curve – Can U.S. Tree Nut Exports Continue to Defy Gravity?” Rabobank questions whether this growth will continue. Karen Halliburton Barber, author of the report and senior analyst – produce for the Rabobank Food & Agribusiness Research and Advisory group, says that it should, but that the indust
US still the tree nut giant
The U.S. tree nut industry is in a good competitive position given production and trading history.