By Jeremy Raglin, Editor

Are you offering nut-free cookies to your customers? If not, you may want to consider the following data from Grand View Research, showing that the global nut-free cookie market is expected to be worth $1.50 billion by 2027. 

A Rapidly Expanding Market

As of 2019, the chocolate segment of the cookie market, including chocolate chip cookies, was still the most in–demand style of cookie commanding roughly 50% of the global revenue share.

The demand for chocolate–flavored, or chocolate chip cookies, isn’t expected to change much but the demand for nut-free cookies is going to start gradually increasing this year. 

Some analysts predict that there could be a CAGR of 6.7% between 2020-2027 alone, especially in the Asia Pacific region, where the demand for nut–free cookies is at its highest, while the United States isn’t far behind.

The key players in the nut-free cookie market in 2020 include:

Recent data from the American Journal of Managed Care shows that an estimated 1.2% of the entire population, including 2.5% of children in the United States are classified as having some type of peanut allergy.