Global Market

OVERVIEW GLOBAL PEAR MARKET

The pear harvest is in full swing in the northern hemisphere. The European volume is 12% greater than last year, but still remains 4% below the annual average of the period between 2015 and 2018. Countries such as the Netherlands, Belgium and France record either stability in the volumes or growth, while southern European…

OVERVIEW GLOBAL POMEGRANATE MARKET

The pomegranate trade is currently underway in the Northern Hemisphere. The campaign has already kicked off in Spain, Morocco, Egypt and Turkey. In North America, California has already started harvesting. The Southern Hemisphere stopped shipping pomegranates earlier this year, so the European market has…

OVERVIEW GLOBAL POTATO MARKET

In Europe, the heat has caused a decrease in the consumption of potatoes, but also in the regrowth of new potatoes in the field. At the moment, this is resulting in difficult market conditions. Besides, the coronavirus has had a major impact on the market, especially on the processing industry, which is not yet running at full…

OVERVIEW GLOBAL PLUM MARKET

The plum harvest in Northwestern Europe is normally not a great source of income for the chain, but this year the prices are good. There are even some shortages on the market here and there. Norway has been hit particularly hard, as 80% of the harvest there was lost due to snowfall in May. The plum market this season is also…

OVERVIEW GLOBAL LIME MARKET

With the winter conditions in the southern hemisphere, lime volumes are falling, and this, together with a high market demand, is causing prices to increase. In some countries, this is leading to strong price fluctuations. In Mexico, people are now removing all the fruit from the trees in order to start a new cycle;…

OVERVIEW GLOBAL BANANA MARKET

Besides citrus fruits, bananas are one of the few products that have seen their market demand increase due to the coronavirus; however, the demand is falling somewhat in the summer due to competition from summer fruits on supermarket and greengrocer shelves. This decline is more pronounced than many growers, exporters and…

OVERVIEW GLOBAL ORANGE MARKET

Due to the coronavirus, the demand for citrus fruits remains high, which is reflected in the prices; however, the peak has already been left behind and prices are falling back to a more normal level. Production is currently underway in the Southern Hemisphere, with South Africa, Peru, Chile and Australia as the main exporting…

OVERVIEW GLOBAL CHERRY MARKET

At the moment, volumes are low and there's a high demand in the cherry market. The supply has been reduced mostly around the Mediterranean due to unfavorable weather conditions. Other areas, such as Greece and Turkey, are taking advantage of this. Dutch and Belgian cherries are also being sold for high prices, but those are…

OVERVIEW GLOBAL TABLE GRAPE MARKET

The Egyptian and European table grape seasons have got off to a good start on the European market. There was hardly any supply after the end of the overseas season. Sicily has been on the market for a month, but for many growers of the island, prices are disappointing at the moment, especially…


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