Turkey is the 3th largest walnut producer and one of the highest walnut consumption rate in the world. In Turkey, there are no big scale production farms of walnut. According to the 2010-2011 TSI data, annual walnut production is 178,142 m/t, consumption is 192,890 m/t, export is 7,309 m/t. This means that in average 30,000 m/t of walnut are imported per year.
There has been increase in walnut prices each year and there has not been walnut stock in the world wide. Organic products are preferred more in each year and its price is around 50% above from the standard walnut prices .