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 […]

Published: 20th 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 […]

Published: 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 […]

Published: 3rd 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 […]

Published: 1st May 2024

Banana Market Outlook 29.04.2024

The effects of El Nino in the first quarter of this year were expected to be worse than they currently are, resulting in supply potentially getting tighter. We are now at a stage where farmers are demanding payment upfront and in turn so to are suppliers, thus stretching payment terms thin putting pressure on costs. […]

Published: 29th April 2024

Happy New Year!

As we enter into 2024, we want to thank all of our valued customers and partners for their continued business and support through what we all know has been a very challenging 2023.

Published: 31st December 2023

Chelmer Food Service now available!

We've started our new Chelmer Food Service range, available in 1kg and 3kg packs! Take a look at our new website

Published: 9th August 2023

Apricot Market Report 23 03 23

Earthquake Consequences • Exports in February were 4,685 tons compared to 5,578 tons last year • Exports year to date are 54,040 tons compared to 57,309 tons last year EARTHQUAKE As a direct result of the earthquakes on the 6th of February exports were reduced. All factories in Malatya were closed for at least a […]

Published: 23rd March 2023

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