Sesame - New Crop Market Update 31.10.23

The sesame seed market in India is expected to be bullish this year, as the main crop is gradually arriving and the total crop is predicted to be around 125-150 metric tons. However, there are some quality problems with the crop, as low and irregular rainfall in the growing regions of Rajasthan has caused about […]

Published: 31st October 2023

Seed Market Outlook 27.10.2023

The recent drop in food prices has largely been attributed to a fall in energy prices, which for the better part of 2023 have been coming down from the peak levels seen after Russia’s invasion of Ukraine last year. Food inflation is starting to ease but seems we are not out of the woods just […]

Published: 27th October 2023


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Published: 2nd December 2022

Chelmer Foods Seed Market outlook 06.05.2022

On Thursday the 5th of May it was announced that interest rates will increase from 0.75% up to 1%, the highest level since the 2009 crash, and the fourth consecutive increase since December. Inflation is at a 30-year high and is predicted to breach 10% by the end of the year with fuel, energy and […]

Published: 6th May 2022

Seeds Market Outlook

Published: 8th April 2022

Market outlook, Sunflower

The Ukraine alone predicts reduced materials and equipment for spring planting, as much as 30% for seeds, 20% for fertilisers, Plant protection product by up to 50%, and fuel as much as 80%. This is without taking into consideration labour, infrastructure, and logistical issues. Sunflower – This has been a stop-start commodity for most. At […]

Published: 28th March 2022

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

Seed Market Update - Lack of selling Interest and Sporadic buying pressure

Latest news from the seed desk.... Over the last week, markets have remained relatively flat, with little selling interest from farmers and only marginal buying pressure from foreign markets. With green lentil stocks likely exhausted going into the next crop year and red lentils only having a small carryover, the market appears to have little […]

Published: 9th March 2021

Dried Apricots - Q1 Market Update

The sector is seeing more price rises due to a lack of availability for apricot raw material. Growers do not carry any raw materials to sell at the market. There are rumours that farmers no longer have significant raw material supply on hand, but only traders and exporters have raw material stock. Traders and farmers […]

Published: 5th March 2021


The December shipment report was released this week with very strong results. Overall shipments for December were up an impressive 22.5% at 87,029 tons. Total YTD shipments are now up 14.6% at 336,349 tons compared to 293,497 tons at this time last year. In short, shipments exceeded most expectations, with the Middle East and Asia […]

Published: 15th January 2021