Which Countries Consume the Most Manuka?

Other Food Products February 07, 2017
Author: Sergey Avramenko
Head of Global Markets Research Team

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The global manuka honey market earned total revenues of 99.4 million USD in 2015, representing a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of +16.5% from 2007 to 2015.

In physical terms, the global consumption of manuka showed corrugated dynamics over the period under review. A dramatic slump was observed in 2011, when the volume decreased by 25% Y-o-Y. It was followed by a recovery in the next two years until the market leveled off. In 2015, the market volume reached 3,942 tonnes.

From 2007 to 2015, according to market research conducted by IndexBox, global manuka consumption increased by a healthy +6.3% annually. The highest annual rates of growth with regard to manuka consumption between 2007 and 2015 were registered in the U.S., with +34.2% growth, and in China and Australia, with +33.4% and +15.3% growth, respectively.

With nearly 1,449 tonnes of manuka consumed in 2015, China became the world's leading manuka consuming country. Per capita manuka consumption in China was estimated at 1.0 kg/person, two times higher than the global average (0.5 kg/person).

The highest levels of manuka consumption were registered in Singapore (65.1 kg/person), New Zealand (50.7 kg/person) and Australia (20.9 kg/person). The U.S. (0.8 kg/person) and China (1.0 kg/person) had the lowest volumes of manuka consumption.

Top 10 countries consuming the most manuka in 2015

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Source: World: Manuka - Market Report. Analysis And Forecast To 2025