Global Market

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…

OVERVIEW GLOBAL GINGER MARKET

China is the largest ginger grower on the global market and has seen the demand for the product increase due to the pandemic. Heavy rainfall has also resulted in a large part of the old harvest being lost. Worldwide, this is causing market scarcity, while the demand has increased. The first ginger harvest will start again in…

OVERVIEW GLOBAL MUSHROOM MARKET

With the start of autumn in the Northern Hemisphere, the demand for mushrooms is on the rise again; however, the impact of the coronavirus is causing the sector to be divided. Many of the mushrooms that end up on the shelves of retailers are doing extremely well. In fact, the demand in the UK market has increased by an average…

OVERVIEW GLOBAL BLUEBERRY MARKET

In week 42, the blueberry market is mainly dominated by Mexico, Peru and South Africa. Peruvian blueberries in particular are available in all continents. The first shipments are arriving in China again, and now that the European and North American seasons are coming to an end, the blueberries from the South American country…

OVERVIEW GLOBAL MANGO MARKET

With the season coming to an end in Mexico, Brazil and Spain are currently the main mango suppliers. Exports from Egypt, which mainly serves the Eurasian market, and Ecuador, which supplies the North American west coast, will soon follow. The volumes from Spain and other Mediterranean countries, such as Israel, are lower than…

OVERVIEW GLOBAL AVOCADO MARKET

In week 40, the export of Peruvian avocados is falling and the end of the season is also in sight for countries such as South Africa, Kenya and the US (California). The market is now shifting to other producing countries, such as Colombia, Spain, Italy and the undisputed powerhouse in avocado production: Mexico. The European…

OVERVIEW GLOBAL ONION MARKET

In mid-September, India imposed an export ban on its onions, which immediately resulted in a higher demand for Dutch, Spanish, Egyptian, Turkish and Chinese onions in Asia and the Middle East. This was especially good news for the Netherlands, as it could prevent the oversupply of red onions this year. Furthermore, the new…

OVERVIEW GLOBAL APPLE MARKET

When it comes to top fruit, the southern hemisphere is currently passing the baton to the north. The transition in trade is expected to be smooth, without many major problems. In most of the countries where the apple harvest is just starting there has been a reduction in the production. This is mostly due to sunburn, spring…

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…


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