Global Market

OVERVIEW GLOBAL PEAR MARKET

The Italian pear sector is struggling. Despite the relatively limited volumes available, prices remain low. The sector is experiencing quality problems in both Spain and the Netherlands. In France, consumption is lagging behind, while European pears are selling quickly on the German market. In Australia, exports have increased…

OVERVIEW GLOBAL GRAPEFRUIT MARKET

Florida grapefruit, which is considered the best of its kind in many countries, is still available. Globally, however, traders lament that the total production volume is gradually falling each year, mostly as a result of citrus greening and the weather conditions. Most of the grapefruit currently on the…

OVERVIEW GLOBAL BANANA MARKET

Millions of tons of bananas are shipped across the world's oceans. The demand for the yellow fruit is virtually insatiable in the US and Europe, where bananas are among the top 5 most consumed fruits. In Latin America, more and more countries are seeing the opportunities that lie here. Guatemala, Panama and Colombia are…

OVERVIEW GLOBAL MELON AND WATERMELON MARKET

In the winter months, the demand for melons in North America and Europe is traditionally lower, since the winter weather keeps the demand in check. The mood on the market is determined by the supply from Latin America. The start of the rainy season in Brazil is raising concerns among Spanish importers.…

OVERVIEW GLOBAL ONION MARKET

Where are the onions? This is the question that many onion traders around the world have been asking. As a result of the dry, hot summer in Europe, the harvest in the north of the continent is much smaller. In the US, the rain in the late summer had a similar effect on the harvest figures. Onion prices are on the rise worldwide…

OVERVIEW GLOBAL TABLE GRAPE MARKET

The situation in the European table grape market has been quite challenging. Because of the large volumes supplied by Peru, German, Dutch and French traders have at times had to deal with extremely low prices, especially at the beginning of the season. In the meantime, the market has been picking up…

OVERVIEW GLOBAL POTATO MARKET

Last summer, the heat kept many parts of Europe in its grip. The persistent summer temperatures had a direct impact on the potato harvest. Lower yields were reported in Northern European countries, but how is the situation now? Will there be an early end to the North European season? In the US, there are also mixed reports…

OVERVIEW GLOBAL APPLE MARKET

After the reports on record harvests last summer, peace has once again returned to the European apple market. The market situation is determined by the fact that the storage facilities are full. French exporters saw their market in Northern Europe slip from their hands. Polish exporters had to direct some of their exports to…

OVERVIEW GLOBAL BLUEBERRY MARKET

Blueberries remain a popular product. In Latin America, great investments are still made in the cultivation of these berries. Chile is the market leader at this time of the year, but Peru has the ambition to become the world's largest exporter in the next two years. Other countries also see opportunities in the product's…


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