IMPORTANT UPDATE Please note there has been a change in our bank details as of immediate effect. Please can we ask that all of our customers remain vigilant, we strongly advise speaking with a known contact within the business, before paying into any new account. *WE ARE AWARE OF FRAUDSTERS ATTEMPTING TO CAPITALISE ON OUR […]

Published: 14th April 2021

Almond Board of California - March Position Report

The Almond Board of California released its March Position Report, which showed shipments of 266.65 million pounds, up 28.1 percent from the previous month. Out of the eight months of the 2020/21 crop year, this is the seventh record month and the season's second-largest shipping month. Logistical problems (which are still present but improving) hampered […]

Published: 12th April 2021

Coconut Market Update

Indonesia In the last few weeks, they have seen strong sales, and most producers seem to be sold out before May 2021. They also don't like accepting firm bids on the deals they make. As a result, there is no need to sell. Prices for 20-foot containers are still “on demand” due to a scarcity […]

Published: 9th April 2021

Latest Pulses & Lentils Market Review - April - Part 2

Quinoa The market for white remains relatively steady, while the market for red and black continues to firm due to limited supply. Mung Beans Prices Remain Stable - Mung bean prices in China have remained stable, although prices in other origins have remained stable. Myanmar mung is in high demand in India, China, and the […]

Published: 7th April 2021

Latest Pulses & Lentils Market Review - April - Part 1

Red Split Lentils With limited grower sale, prices have remained stable. What happens next will be determined by when India needs to move in and buy again, as well as what is planted in Canada. North American weather is currently dry, which is also a cause for concern. Green lentils Restricted grower sale at the […]

Published: 7th April 2021

Sesame Spring Snapshot Update

Due to EU health authorities refusing sesame seeds imported from India, hulled sesame prices have skyrocketed since the end of 2020. Ethylene Oxide was used by India to remove salmonella, and this was discovered by EU health authorities. Since India is the world's largest exporter of hulled sesame seeds, there was a serious shortage in […]

Published: 30th March 2021

Delays - Important Information

As you may be aware the Evergreen vessel EVER GIVEN has run aground in the Suez Canal blocking the canal completely, and despite best efforts for the last 3 days the vessel remains embedded into the bank of the Canal.  There are several dredgers, tugs and bulldozers around her trying to free her and the […]

Published: 26th March 2021

Turbulence in Turkey!!! Frost warning is significant and Turkish Lira volatility

By the first half of March, the bloom time for new crop apricots had already begun in Malatya. The majority of the apricot crop is grown in Malatya's valley area, and the fruit is currently in the "flowering" stage in these fields. This week's weather forecast predicts a significant "frost" risk from Friday to Sunday. […]

Published: 24th March 2021

Desiccated Coconut Market Report

Market for Desiccated Coconut During the first quarter of 2021, raw material supply (not just DC, but all nuts and dried fruit) has been particularly problematic, especially from Southeast Asia. We've all heard about the dramatic increase in freight prices. Fortunately, this appears to be stabilising. However, the shipping companies have provided us with a […]

Published: 23rd March 2021

Californian Almonds Shipments up 16% on last year!!

The Almond Board of California released the February Position Report detailing shipments of 234 million pounds, up 16% over last year. This represents the sixth record shipment month out of seven This does come as a surprise to the industry with shipping issues persisting through the month. There were many in the industry who were […]

Published: 17th March 2021