Positive Perception Of Superfoods Lifting Acai Market


Valley Cottage, NY — As a result of consumers becoming more aware of the benefits of acai, coupled with positive positions on superfoods, the market for the berries is anticipated to grow volume by 12.5 percent, compounded annually, by the end of 2026, according to Future Market Insights.

During 2016, more than 300,000 tons of acai berry products were sold globally, and by 2026 it is anticipated this will grow to exceed 1 million tons. Future Market Insights reports acai pulp will outpace dried berries, as the former has higher nutritional content and is expected to account for more than 80 percent of the worldwide market.

From 2017 and into the future, food and beverage applications will be the primary use, from which revenues are anticipated to increase 13 percent, compounded annually.