Date: 24th May 2024

Turkish Sultanas Update 24.05.24

All eyes are focused on the development of the 2024 crop. The weather conditions during June-July this year and the situation at the vineyards will be critical for the tail end of the current season and also the start of next season. The frost damage that occurred on the 23rd of March in the growing […]

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Date: 24th May 2024

Coconut Market Report 24.05.24

The supply situation for raw coconut continues to deteriorate across all origins, leading to significant price increases for raw materials. Desiccators and oil extractors are competing for the limited supply of nuts, intensifying the problem. This scarcity has also caused substantial delays in shipments, with lead times now extending to 6 to 8 weeks. The […]

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Date: 23rd May 2024

Pulses Market Report 23.05.24

Kabuli Chickpeas The chickpea market remains stable, with Mexican and Indian crops of large chickpeas providing some relief. However, prices have stayed relatively high, indicating strong demand. The increased freight costs for shipments from India have reduced the appeal of Indian chickpeas, contributing to market stability. For medium and small chickpeas, European buyers are now […]

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Date: 20th May 2024

Seeds Market Outlook 20/05/2024

Reported by the British Retail Consortium - Shop Price annual inflation eased to 0.8% in April, down from 1.3% in March. This is below the 3-month average rate of 1.4%. Shop price annual growth is its lowest since December 2021. Food inflation decelerated to 3.4% in April, down from 3.7% in March. This is below […]

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Date: 16th May 2024

Pistachio Shipment Market Report: Strong Demand Drives Record Numbers

U.S. Pistachio Shipments Soaring This report highlights the continued strength of the American pistachio industry, particularly in terms of shipments. April 2024 saw a nearly 9% increase in shipments compared to the same month last year. Even more impressive, year-to-date shipments are currently 50% higher than at the same point in 2023. Global Demand on […]

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Date: 16th May 2024

Sultana and Raisin Market Report - 16/05/2024

Current Crop This week the TMO agreed the sale of its remaining 2022 crop to packers, traders, and the alcohol industry. With pricing underneath current market levels the circa 8,000mt available wasn’t going to go particularly far in alleviating raw material availability issues. To emphasise exactly how much the market is short of current crop […]

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Date: 15th May 2024

California Almond Market Report: April 2023 Shipments Surge, Supply Tightens

California Surprises with Strong April Shipments California almond shipments defied expectations in April, reaching the second-highest level ever for the month at 241.48 million lbs. This represents a significant 22.4% increase compared to April 2022 (197.26 million lbs). Exports Drive Growth The surge in shipments was largely driven by robust export markets, particularly: India: Up […]

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Date: 3rd May 2024

Seeds Market Outlook 03/05/2024

Flaxseed – A decision has finally been made and Kazakh flaxseed will be able to continue being transported through Russia to the EU without any import duties. The original proposal consisted of a phasing rule being applied. 10% import duty until end of 2024, 20% import duty during 2025, and 50% import duty from 2026 […]

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Date: 3rd May 2024

Coconut Market Outlook 03/05/2024

Coconut Market Update 03/05/2024 A relentless heatwave is reaching unprecedented levels in Asia. Across the region, Governments are sounding alarms as temperatures soar to hazardous heights. Thailand for example, is facing scorching temperatures surpassing 42 degrees Celsius, with some areas experiencing staggering highs of up to 52 degrees Celsius. This extreme heatwave isn’t isolated to […]

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Date: 1st May 2024

Sesame Seed Market Outlook 01/05/2024

India stands at the forefront of sesame seed production, with Gujarat and Andhra Pradesh leading the charge. Gujarat, known for its substantial white sesame yields, is expected to generate between 175,000 and 200,000 metric tons. However, varying weather conditions might lead to a decrease in production. Meanwhile, Andhra Pradesh is set to contribute significantly, with […]

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