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

November 2019 Walnut Position Report

The November 2019 Walnut position report is out and the Californian walnut industry is up 1.3% in Nov.2019 over PY and up 1.55% YTD vs. PY. Receipts were 632,060 inshell ton through November 2019. Based on historical information this is estimated to be about 98% of the total which extrapolates a total crop of approximately […]

Published: 12th December 2019

Walnut Market Update October 2019

The Walnut board have released the in-demand October shipment report. Total shipments for the month were 93,870 tons, up 2.7% from last year. Total shipments YTD are now 120,102 tons, up 1.7% from last year. Inshell shipments were the star, up 8.2% on the month and 7.8% YTD. Kernel shipments are down 2.5% for the […]

Published: 11th November 2019

New Californian Walnut Crop

New Californian Walnut crop is predicted to arrive both later and shorter than expected. There are reports from orchards that suggest the early varieties are down significantly compared to last year. Chandler variety crop represents about 60% of the total California walnut crop. This is expected to be received shortly and in turn should help […]

Published: 14th October 2019

Walnut Market Report September 2019

Across the board 2018 Indian walnut crop is almost sold out, meaning shortly we will be getting into the coming crop with negligible stocks both with farmers and exporters. First arrivals of new crop are expected around the last week of September 2019.Shaking news has come in with regards to 2019 crop. Very cold weather […]

Published: 12th September 2019

Walnuts July shipment report

The California Walnut Board released the July shipment report on Friday. Total shipments were 27,532 tons, up 3% from last June shipments of 26,739 tons. Domestic shipments were up 11.49% and exports were down 10.57%. Domestic shipments YTD are 223,591 tons, up 15.49% and exports YTD totals 425,903 tons, up 6.64%. Total YTD shipments are now […]

Published: 15th August 2019

Walnut Market Update

News is in that the walnut crop is progressing nicely. It is predicted by most industry experts that the crop will be between 680,000-710,000 tons. The California Walnut Handlers held a meeting where discussions and estimates were submitted with regards to their on crop, when collated together it was an estimated of  691,000 tons of […]

Published: 31st July 2019

Walnut Market and Crop Update - June 2019

Market  Markets have been relatively quiet since Chile has started to ship in the Spring.  Chile is relatively sold out, much more sold then this time last year. In California most inventory is also sold out as well.  The market overall seems pretty tight on inventory except for a few items, but the Californian Walnut […]

Published: 12th July 2019

Californian Walnuts... The January 2019 shipments versus the January 2018 shipments on an inshell equivalent were up 28%

WALNUT MARKET AND CROP UPDATE- January 2019 Domestic – January 2019 shipments versus 2018 shipments  on an inshell equivalent were up 26% Export – January 2019 shipments versus 2018 shipments on an inshell equivalent were up 28.5% . Key Market Shipments:  January 2019 versus January 2018 Inshell UAE: 13.75 Million vs 2.59 Million for an increase […]

Published: 11th February 2019

Walnut Crop update and Market report December 2018

Happy New Year All! A report to reflect on last year’s Walnut Market and crops, for the month of December. The December 2018 shipments versus the December 2017 shipments on an inshell equivalent were up approximately 12.5%.  Total was 77,012 tons versus 67,408 tons last year. Domestic Market - December 2018 shipments versus 2017 shipments […]

Published: 21st January 2019