Date: 24th November 2022

California Prune Board welcomes 0% tariff announcement on import of prunes

The California Prune Board (CPB) has welcomed the UK Government’s decision to suspend the UK import tariff on dried prunes (commodity code: 08132000). Effective from 1 January 2023, the suspension sees the removal of the 8% tariff until at least 31 December 2024. This follows an application led by the CPB through the Nut & […]

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Date: 24th November 2022

Cranberries, The harvest is at our doorstep

The latest harvest estimates suggest slightly better results than last year, but we are far from an excellent harvest. The current harvest will stabilize the inventory situation with no surplus. The market is still suffering the consequences of the last harvest. The combination of poorer-than-expected, but not catastrophic, weather and the low inventories of the […]

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Date: 24th November 2022

The unexpected yields of the 2022 wild blueberry harvest

IBO experts estimated the area planted with blueberries in Ukraine at 5 300 ha in 2021. Above Ukraine is Mexico, which had 9 100 ha. Poland, which is the 6th, has 11 000 ha planted with blueberries. Notably, China which is a net importer of blueberries tops the ranking. The area planted with blueberries there […]

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Date: 24th November 2022

Sultanas: exports fall short of expectations

Mundus Agri. While the 62nd International Dried Grape Conference held online on 3 November showed that global sultana and raisin production will decline by 4.5% in the Northern Hemisphere and by 3.5% in the Southern Hemisphere, exporters in Turkey are working at full capacity to complete their orders before Christmas. Shipments are, however, falling short […]

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Date: 24th November 2022

Cherrill Davey - RIP

Chelmer Foods are deeply saddened to announce the loss of Cherrill Davey who passed peacefully overnight. The late mother of our Managing Director James Weaire, was influential in assisting our founder Roger Weaire when the business started in 1992, just over 30 years ago. Our sincerest condolences go out to James, and all of Cherrill's […]

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Date: 23rd November 2022

Almonds: exports could be much worse

Mundus Agri. Spain’s almond exports showed another dent in September but are still surprisingly good considering that production has declined sharply. The modest decline in exports According to the Ministry of Industry, Tourism and Trade Spain exported as little as 15,363 mt of almonds in September, which is 4% down on the 16,046 mt recorded […]

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Date: 22nd November 2022

Chickpeas: supply squeeze to turn worse

Mundus Agri. Chickpeas supplies are tight, and with sowing about to start in India, the situation is getting worse. Tight supplies The acute shortage of chickpeas and the reliance of the market on costly imports are driving up prices. Traders, however, reckon that things will turn worse as there are still four months before the […]

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Date: 22nd November 2022

DRIED APRICOT ALMOND CAKE

Ingredients:  Dried Apricots Orange Juice Ground Almonds Butter Caster sugar Eggs Polenta Baking powder Almond extract Powdered icing sugar. Instructions;  Prep the dried apricots: Chop the dried apricots finely, then add them, along with the orange juice and water, to a small pan and bring to a boil. Reduce the heat and simmer for 10 […]

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Date: 21st November 2022

Cashew market update, November 2022

Mundus Agri. After Cambodia had massively reduced its acreage not even ten years ago due to various difficulties, the situation has turned around with Vietnam's help. Vietnam itself is also benefiting greatly from this situation.   Proximity offers advantages In 2017, the Vietnamese business delegation led by Nguyen Duc Thanh, then chairman of the Vietnam […]

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Date: 21st November 2022

Dates: extensive monsoon damage

Mundus agri. While farmers completed harvesting in Iran’s Bushehr province in October, the current production estimates for dates show that unexpected monsoon rainfalls caused extensive damage. This is, however, not the only problem the market is confronted with.   Monsoon wreaks havoc While the Indian monsoon usually brings some rain to Iran, the impact was […]

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