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 […]

Published: 24th November 2022

Seed Market Outlook - 12/08/22

Currency: USD – 1.215 Euro – 1.18 Seeds Snapshot: Interest rates rose to 1.75% (the biggest rise in 27 years) with inflation now set to hit more than 13%. UK inflation (the rate at which prices rise) is currently at 9.4%, which is the highest level for more than 40 years. The UK is forecast […]

Published: 12th August 2022

Felixstowe Port - Strike Action Update

Following recent Discussions between the Port of Felixstowe and the Unite Union regarding the potential strike by its members, it appears that industrial action is going to take place between 21st to 29th of August 2022. Contingency planning is underway to minimise the impact upon our customers, but this will be limited given the lead […]

Published: 12th August 2022

Turkish Apricot Market Outlook August 2022

Key Points in the Apricot Market: July Apricot Exports from Turkiye were 1,754 tons July 2022 now down from 2,797 tons last year Year to date crop exports are 80,720 tons 2022 now down from 87,121 tons last year The July export figure for Turkish Apricots was around what was expected by the majority of […]

Published: 10th August 2022

Chelmer Foods Turkish Vine Fruit Market Outlook - 04/08/22

Published: 5th August 2022

Chelmer Foods Coconut Market Outlook - 02/08/22

Coconut Market Outlook - 02/08/22   UK domestic and European market demand remains slow, due to ever increasing inflation and costs being passed onto the consumer, where as Demand in Asia and South America has gained slightly over recent months. This situation is very unlikely to change in the immediate future due to holiday season […]

Published: 2nd August 2022

Tropical Dried Fruit - Brief Market Update March 2022

Throughout the world, we are seeing a surge in COVID-19 cases. This has led to staffing issues, thus resulting in lack of manpower to process orders, and causing production delays. Shipping delays have also continued to be an issue in the sector, with many end users requiring their goods to a strict deadline. We are […]

Published: 18th March 2022

Almond Market Update – March 2022

As of the end of February, the Almond industry was down 16%. This comes as no surprise further to the slow demand and shipments being a bottle neck for packers’ ability to supply. Commitments were also down 3%, which in many sellers’ eyes is a miracle given the major hesitation to buy for many commodities. […]

Published: 15th March 2022

Hazelnut Brief Market Update – March 2022

Over the weekend, Turkey saw some frosty conditions in many parts of the country. Most growing regions do not seem to be massively affected directly, although there is some concern for regions of less than 200m in altitude. Some areas had some snow fall, which settled for a short period of time before melting and […]

Published: 15th March 2022

Walnut Market Update – March 2022

In the USA, the February walnut shipment figure was 62,014 tons. Against last years figure of 6,604 tons, this shows a decrease of less than 1%. So far for 2021 crop, the industry is reported to have shipped 373,645 tons, compared to the same time last year of 2020 crop of 457,524 tons. This shows […]

Published: 11th March 2022