Thursday, July 23, 2015

Turkey – good crop in sight


Some reports state that this years Turkish fig crop will be larger and of good quality, but with other local Turkish commodities higher in price. The fig packers do not expect this year …

Thursday, July 2, 2015

California forcast down

The California Almond objective forecast for the 2015–2016 crop year was announced on July 1st, at the offices of the “Almond Board of California” (ABC). Based on …

Thursday, June 11, 2015

Turkey – frost endured, now damage by hail


After the messages regading frost by end April it seems that the situation in the market for Sultanas relaxed a bit. But now concerns of new meteological indications raise again: Beginning June there has been a heavy hail damage in Sarigol, Alasehir and surroundings. Also …

Friday, May 8, 2015

Greece – Decreasing prices


Greece has ample stocks of currants available. Some reports suggest that the new crop will be ...

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Chile – good sales, no drop in price

Chilenian prune shippers have sold reasonable quantities from the new crop and see no reason to drop their prices further. All sizes …

Friday, March 13, 2015

Greece – Prices fall below those for Sultanas


The continued uncertainty in Greece over the future of the Euro as Greece's national currency, has had an impact on the sale of Greek currants. Currants have long been a traditional export for Greece, but over the past few years …

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

News from Brazil and Ivory Coast


In 2014 the Cashew nut exporters from BRAZIL’s state of Rio Grande do Norte saw their exports decline 15.6 % because of last year's drought in north-eastern Brazil. Although cashew nuts are the second most important ...

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Bolivia replaces Brazil at the top


BOLIVIA, which meets around three-quarters of global demand for Brazil nuts, celebrated 20 consecutive years as the top global supplier in 2014. In the last year the country exported 24,765 tonnes of shelled Brazil nuts in January-November, up from 21,048 tonnes in the preceding year. Until 1995 BRAZIL used to be the largest …

Thursday, January 8, 2015

Argentina - substantial decline


In the first ten months 2014 the exports of prunes decreases with 10,915 tons considerably by 65.5 %. In the same period 2013 Argentina exports 31.628 tons. However, improvements are …

Monday, December 15, 2014

Turkey – effective strategy?


Turkey seems to have found a strategy to – at least temporarily – stop the fall in price. It is rumoured that the grower co-operative Taris cannot …


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