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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 …

Friday, December 5, 2014

and Apples: Market gathers momentum


As per estimation of European trader the trading of dried fruit and nuts has picked up pace of late. Now it is remarkable to see that there is heavy interest for long term procurement in various products. Although prices are still relatively high, most buyers realise the food …

Monday, November 17, 2014

Actual plans from Nigeria and Ivory Coast


NIGERIA has formulated ambitious plans for a significant expansion in cashew output and exports. A Cashew Export Strategy Programme was recently initiated in Lagos by the “Nigerian Export Promotion Council” (NEPC) and the “National Cashew Association of Nigeria” (NCAN). The move is expected to create at least ...

Friday, October 17, 2014

Firm prices in USA


As expected Californian prices for prunes are firm. It is ciear that US sellers are taking advantage now that CHILE is …

Thursday, September 18, 2014

US-exports to Europe under threat


After experiencing a very successful 2013/14 season the US faces uncertain prospects for ist raisin exports to Europe over the coming year. Some of this uncertainty arises from forecasts for a record crop in rival producer Turkey...

Monday, August 25, 2014

Turkey – actual news about new corp 2014


As per observation of new crop 2014 from agronoms and factory managers following information could be given: - Due to continuous rains in winter, spring and beginning summer, fig trees a not ...

Friday, August 22, 2014

News from Greece


New crop harvest is now general, first deliveries of small quantities are already accepted. Quantities are smaller than last year, due to damages caused by bad weather that in some regions were heavier. There is no fear of …

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Shortage on global market


At the moment the world prunes market is so short on supply that even the arrival of the forthcoming US-crop will provide minimal respite. Some US-processors assume that their own crop would be short at only …

Wednesday, April 2, 2014

Offer Green Kernels


The prices for green pistachiokernels rose constantly since the first crop last August turned out to be modest. Depending on the quality, packaging and the terms of the contract, prices vary between …

Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Australia expects good season


Almond producers in Riverland, Australia, are looking forward to this year's harvest due to good weather, strong prices and high global demand for the nut. Despite a recent run of extremely hot weather, trees in almond groves across the Riverland are …


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