Global Market

OVERVIEW GLOBAL SWEET POTATO MARKET

The popularity of sweet potatoes among consumers has grown enormously in a short time. The most important sweet potato producers in the European and North American markets are the United States, Spain and Egypt. The supply is large this season, especially for Spain, which will have a substantial…

OVERVIEW GLOBAL ORANGE MARKET

The southern hemisphere's orange export season has already been finished for a while. Volumes appear to be disappointing in all production regions compared to the previous campaign. In many countries, the start of the season has been delayed because the fruit's coloring was not yet up to the market's standards. This was the…

OVERVIEW GLOBAL TOMATO MARKET

The conditions in the tomato market are quite unstable at the moment. The unprotected cultivation is shifting from Northwestern Europe to Southern Europe. This change is putting some pressure on prices, although the prospect is that they will recover in the coming days. The acreage devoted to the crop in Southern Europe has…

OVERVIEW GLOBAL LEMON MARKET

It is currently quiet on the lemon market. The South African season has already finished and people are looking back on record export figures this year. The Spanish season has just started with the Primafiori lemons, although the production volume is expected to be 20% smaller than last year. Market prices seem to be under…

OVERVIEW GLOBAL GINGER MARKET

Winter is around the corner in the Northern Hemisphere. The cold is boosting the demand for ginger, especially now that there is growing awareness about its health benefits. The Chinese and Brazilian seasons are coming to an end, which means that traders have to deal with a limited supply. The falling volumes and the rising…

OVERVIEW GLOBAL KAKI MARKET

The Spanish kaki season started in October and there are certainly no shortages on the market at the moment. The bad weather in September caused little damage to the kakis and demand for the fruit still has plenty of room for growth. In Europe, kakis are mainly consumed in France, Spain, Portugal and Italy. In Western Europe,…

OVERVIEW GLOBAL APPLE MARKET

Most European countries have a reasonable production, with Poland as a major exception, as the volumes there have dropped by no less than 40%. For their part, China, South Africa and the United States are all happy with the current season and satisfied with their volumes. There is some uncertainty regarding exports. The Indian…

OVERVIEW GLOBAL BELL PEPPER MARKET

There is currently an abundance of peppers on the global market. In fact, Spain and China are dealing with surpluses. South Africa, Mexico and Italy can be satisfied with the current state of the harvest. This situation is causing pepper prices to fall in most markets. Only in the United States does the…

OVERVIEW GLOBAL MANDARIN MARKET

The mandarin production is currently shifting from the southern hemisphere to the north. The supply from South America and South Africa is now quickly running out. The season is not yet in full swing, and that means that the volume of mandarins, tangerines and clementines is currently low. Prices are rising as a result of this…

OVERVIEW GLOBAL AVOCADO MARKET

The production of avocados is shifting from the southern hemisphere to the north. The Spanish season has just started with the harvest of the first Bacon avocados in Malaga and Granada. Italy will follow soon and the peak season is also around the corner in Mexico. Avocados are still very popular among consumers and it is…


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