Global Market

OVERVIEW GLOBAL MANGO MARKET

The situation in the global mango market is relatively calm at the moment. The supply is limited, but so is the demand in many countries. This is resulting in a market with "low, but reasonable prices," as most traders describe it. In addition to Brazil, Peru is currently also entering the market in full force, and Mexico will…

OVERVIEW GLOBAL AVOCADO MARKET

The price for avocados on the global market has been rising in recent weeks due to a smaller supply and a shortage of large sizes. At the moment, Mexico and Chile dominate the market, but their volumes are declining. In Europe, there is also an on-going switch to the productions from Israel, Spain and other countries around the…

OVERVIEW GLOBAL TABLE GRAPE MARKET

Namibia and South Africa are now shipping their table grapes to the European market, while the North American market is mainly supplied by Peru, Chile and California. At the beginning of the overseas season, Namibia and South Africa started remarkably late. This is currently resulting in a more limited…

South Africa hopes new MOU will speed up lemon review & pear access to China

A memorandum of understanding has been signed between Fruit South Africa and the China Chamber of Commerce of Import & Export of Foodstuffs & Native Produce (CFNA). Xiaohu Xu of the China Chamber of Commerce of Import & Export of Foodstuffs & Native Produce (photos supplied by Fruit South Africa) “It…

OVERVIEW GLOBAL ORANGE MARKET

During the lockdown in March, the demand for oranges went through the roof; a market development from which the southern hemisphere benefited the most. Towards the end of the year, the market in Europe and North America has stabilized and the demand is not as high as a few months ago. This slowdown in the demand has been a…

OVERVIEW GLOBAL SWEET POTATO MARKET

Unlike last year, when the supply was reduced, this season's harvest in the US could be considered average. In addition to supplies from the southwestern states of the US, the market also has sweet potatoes from Spain and Egypt. Many countries have a modest harvest of their own available. Despite the…

OVERVIEW GLOBAL GARLIC MARKET

On the global garlic market, prices are currently rising, mainly in Europe. The Spanish harvest has suffered a lot from the weather this year, resulting in a significant reduction in the production. The demand has risen sharply, especially in North America, where it has doubled in Canada and increased by as much as 70% in the…

OVERVIEW GLOBAL KAKI MARKET

In September / October, the kaki harvest started again in the Northern Hemisphere. In recent days, the demand has been increasing, so traders have been obtaining good prices for the fruit. Prices are higher than last year almost everywhere, partly due to the production from Spain being strongly reduced. This was also necessary,…

OVERVIEW GLOBAL MANDARIN MARKET

The demand for oranges rose sharply this year due to the coronavirus. One would expect that mandarins would also benefit from this higher demand, but that wasn't the case. In fact, in some countries, such as the US and South Africa, mandarins were somewhat overshadowed by the success of oranges. Still, the demand for mandarins…

OVERVIEW GLOBAL TOMATO MARKET

In Europe, the supply of tomatoes from the Netherlands and Belgium grown in unlighted plantations is declining. Imported tomatoes, such as those from Spain, where the acreage has been reduced again, are currently also reaching the market again, and there are also batches from Morocco and Turkey. In South Africa, many tomatoes…


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