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Nuts and dried fruits

Import volume increased by more than 40%

Summary of China's fruit and nut import data

The large database of ASKCI shows the following: the overall import volume of fruit and nuts throughout China in 2017 was 4.51 million tons. This adds up to an increase of 11.1%. The overall import value in 2017 was 6.2 billion USD. The import volume of fruit and nuts in China showed growth in every single.....

Tunisia : 35% increase in organic date export income

Tunisian organic date shipments increased by 35% to $14.6 million over the 2017-2018 season. According to the Ministry of Agriculture, this increase is thanks to a 21% increase in exports over the year. Shipments went from 3,876 tons to 4,691 tons. The most dynamic export markets were Spain (+154%), Turkey.....

Chile projects a decrease in the volume of marketable dried plums

According to the first projections of the 2018 dried plum season, there will be 70,994 tons of marketable fruit, which only includes the sizes that can be processed and exported (there is a difference between the marketable fruit and the harvest fruit, which amounts to a higher volume). The marketable harvest.....

Flooding leads to delivery delays

Precipitation threatens Brazil nut production Bolivia

Due to the current floods, the government in Bolivia has proclaimed a state of emergency, partially evacuating the province of Pando. This state of emergency has an impact on the value chain of Brazil nuts, one of Bolivia's most important products.Wet road in the Pando cultivation regionCurrent harvestDue to.....

Better water management creates more desirable walnuts

Close attention to water management can help prevent undesirable walnut characteristics like a darker pellicle colour, shrivel, thin shell, and peewee nuts. Bruce Lampinen, walnut and almond specialist at the University of California -Davis- told growers at the 49th annual Tri-County Walnut Day that optimum.....

Demand stays high for shorter crop of California walnuts

The West Coast weather seems to have had an effect on the current walnut crop. “This year, the overall the crop tonnage is maybe 10-15 percent less than last year,” says Primavera Marketing Inc.’s Rich Sambado, of the California-grown walnuts. “It was mostly weather in the sense that we had a hot summer and a.....

Limbua GmbH: Bio still lags behind conventional products

'Macadamia nuts more popular in the German market’

Macadamia nuts have clearly established themselves in the food retail trade (LEH) in recent years. Due to the efforts of the discounters, the nutrient-rich nut variety is becoming more and more the focus of the German consumers, and so their consumption is gradually increasing. That was the reason for the.....