In 2019 the estimated export was around 62.000MT between 26th September 2019 – 7th of July 2020. Estimated local sales is around 10-15.000 MT. Assuming For the rest of the season; From 7th July 2020- till first shipment date September 2020, around 3-5.000MT of export will take place, there will be 0 carryover from the […]

Published: 9th July 2020

Turkish Apricot Harvest Report

As the Drying gets on the way for the Turkish 2019 Apricot crop, our attention is called to the firming price and forecasted volume. The Crop has been estimated at 85,000 MT for the Malataya regain but exceptions are at a total of 90,000 - 95,000 MT including neighboring provinces who are not included in […]

Published: 9th July 2020

Market Report for Brazilian Cashew Nuts

Production in Brazil  The Brazilian institute of Geography and statistics released an estimate concerning the harvest calculated in May 2020, in the production of cashew nuts in the country is at 151.1 thousand tonnes, this is an increase of 8.5% compared to the previous year. This increase was seen despite the 9.1% reduction in the […]

Published: 1st July 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic influence on the Philippines

The COVID-19 pandemic also has influence on the situation in the Philippines. In some parts of the Philippines there is a complete lockdown, but this mainly concerns the business areas of Manilla and Cebu City and not necessarily the Davao area where most banana chips factories are located. Despite this employees are being encouraged to […]

Published: 1st July 2020

April 2020 Californian Walnut Crop Bloom Report

Building on a foundation of sufficient winter chill hours, which allow for a healthy dormancy, a robust bloom and foliage development, a recent survey of CWS field representatives indicates bloom conditions have been favorable thus far. Although crop development started out early with above average temperatures in late winter, it soon turned about face with […]

Published: 12th May 2020

Vineyard Observation Report April 2020

The awakening period The vines moved to the phase where the shoots become clearly visible at the end of the bunches with 4- 6 leafs emerging from each. This phase progresses very quickly which brings an extra vulnerability to the newly developing blooms against the frost risk. Any frost that may occur from now on […]

Published: 21st April 2020

Walnut Market Update

The Walnut shipment report has been released, with unexpected results. Total shipments were 60,126 tons, down 6.3% from last March, and YTD totals are now at 462,672 tons, down 6.8% from this stage last year. Total in-shell shipments for the month were 9,284 tons, down 44.9%, with YTD shipments at 261,658 tons, down 19.7%. For […]

Published: 16th April 2020

Almond Shipment Report

The Almond Board of California has released the March Position report with RECORD shipments of +208 million pounds compared to 184 million pounds last year for an increase of +12.6 percent.  Domestic demand in the USA was excellent, as suppliers tried to keep up with the incredible demand at the grocery stores for almonds, energy […]

Published: 14th April 2020

Turkish Vine Fruit Update April 2020

Export/Registration Numbers & Raw Material Information We have continued to see downward pressure on Turkish prices. Key indicators below go some way to show why: Exports are down 7% year on year for September 2019 to end March 2020. Export for March was up 12.6% Y-o-Y (2019 – 19,124 tonnes & 2020 – 21,552 tonnes). […]

Published: 8th April 2020

Turkish Apricot Update

Exports in March were 8,836 tons tons, compared to 8,396 tons last year. Year to date exports are 75,727 tons compared to 75,275 tons last year. Average price for whole apricots year to date is $2767 FOB compared to $2742 same period last year March has shown strong exports throughout, projecting a total export of 100,000 tons. […]

Published: 8th April 2020