Date: 26th January 2022

Chilean Prune Market Update

In the next few weeks, we will start to see harvest and drying of 2022 crop prunes. This is expected to last until the end of March. New crop yield is expected to be 65-70,000 tons, which an average size. A lack of carry over from 2021 crop is expected to keep prices high as […]

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Date: 24th January 2022

Macadamia Nut Market Update - January 2022

Most growers are waiting to see how the 2022 crop will fare and are eager to predict new crop yield. Most purchases in origin have been covered and local spot purchasing stocks are being evaluated to see whether these are enough to cover demands until July/August 2022 when new crop will arrive in Europe. New […]

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Date: 24th January 2022

Pecan Nut Market Update - January 2022

USA: New crop harvest has been further delayed due to rain causing difficulties entering fields with machinery to harvest. Growers in the USA are almost at a point whereby they will be able to evaluate the new crop yield however this has proven difficult to do given the weather. First indicators from growers are that […]

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Date: 24th January 2022

Brazilnut Market Update - January 2022

New crop collection has now started being harvested and so far, seems to be a greater yield that last season. The labour situation in Bolivia remains unchanged, with many farmers and packers facing personnel shortages, which have mainly been caused by Covid. Spot purchasing remains strong with limited availability and has resulted in increased pricing. […]

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Date: 24th January 2022

Turkish Economy / Lira - Brief Update January 2022

The general consensus is that most, if not all packers, are purchasing raw material hand to mouth. Turmoil in the Turkish economy has created uncertainty and lack of credibility in their currency. When inflation topped 21% in November, President Erdogan pressed Turkeys central bank to cut interest rates by five percentage points to 14%. In […]

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Date: 21st January 2022

USA Raisin carry-out estimate

The USA (Californian) Raisin carry out is expected to be around 93,163 imperial tones, a decrease of 17,430 tones from last year. Year on Year (Jan-Dec) shipment figures and estimates are expected to be around 14.5%, with December-to-December month on month comparisons also being down by 20.7%. This shows a lower demand for USA raisins […]

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Date: 20th January 2022

USA Almond carry-out estimate

The USA Almond carry out is expected to be roughly 900 million pounds (lbs), a 300 million pound increase in comparison to 2020 carry over. This along with news of the shipping reports has led to market pricing decrease further than expected recently. A strong market prediction in November 2021 was that pricing may reduce […]

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Date: 20th January 2022

USA Walnut carry-out estimate

We are continuing to see Walnut prices fall, as we predict a total of over 177,000 tons carry over in August 2022. This represents 30% of the total sales for the year. This astonishing figure comes as the highest carry our prediction on record and is set to drive pricing lower further into 2022. Packers […]

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Date: 19th January 2022

December Walnut Market Report

In December 2021, we saw Californian crop receipts by 21,146 tones, totaling 691,146 tones. Estimated marketable supply as of December 2021 was 531,668 in shell tones. This exceeds the total marketable supply of 2020 by around 15,000 tones. Looking at the current position across the industry, despite a smaller 2021 crop and slower shipments to […]

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Date: 19th January 2022

Its National Popcorn Day!

Will you be watching a film today with the world’s favourite movie snack? Butterfly Popcorn Kernels now in stock at Chelmer Foods, call now to order!

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