China is by far the largest consumer of pistachios, and there has been a huge increase of 18.2%, 4% in consumption over the past three years. With almost X thousand tons, Iran became the main consumer country of pistachios in the world, representing X% of world consumption. The other main consumers were the United States (X thousand tons) and China (X thousand tons), with a share of X% and X%, respectively. In addition, the consumption of pistachio in Iran twice exceeded the figures recorded by the United States.
They were followed by Turkey, with a global consumption share of X%, and Syria, with a share of X%. India's pistachio market is dominated by Iran and other countries in the Middle East, which have been trading pistachios with India for hundreds of years.