Global Market

OVERVIEW GLOBAL POTATO MARKET

The dry weather has left its mark in Europe this year. There is little demand for potatoes on the market, although it is now starting to recover. The exports from the largest European potato producers, such as the Netherlands, France and Germany, are not going smoothly and many markets are currently choosing potatoes from other…

OVERVIEW GLOBAL BANANA MARKET

The demand for bananas in Europe and the United States is low during the summer. However, due to the low volumes available, especially in South America, stocks are limited and trade prices have remained stable. The low production in Latin America is mainly due to the weather conditions. The impact of El Niño was particularly…

OVERVIEW GLOBAL ORANGE MARKET

The global orange market is facing a number of challenges. South African oranges, and citrus fruits in general, are troubled by problems in the ports of Durban and Port Elizabeth. In Argentina, the frost has probably caused considerable damage. Spain also suffered from the weather this season and in Italy the Tristeza virus had…

OVERVIEW GLOBAL AVOCADO MARKET

The avocado market has changed a lot in Europe. While it is normally quieter in the summer, this is not the case now due to a shortage of the fruit. The lack of avocados on the European market is a consequence of the situation in the United States. Due to the favorable prices, a lot of the exports from Peru and Mexico are going…

OVERVIEW GLOBAL CHERRY MARKET

The cherry campaign has started in the Netherlands, Belgium and Turkey, while countries such as Greece, Spain and Italy have already passed their peak. In North America, Washington (US) and British Columbia are also in production. One of the most important countries when it comes to cherry sales is China. Due to the trade war…

OVERVIEW GLOBAL TABLE GRAPE MARKET

There is a growing demand for grapes in Asia, the Middle East and Russia. As a result, volumes on the European market are limited this year. This is even causing some shortages on the market. The Indian grape season is over and the Egyptian season is also coming to an end, while the campaign is starting…

OVERVIEW GLOBAL MELON AND WATERMELON MARKET

The European summer has had a false start. The weather in May and June has generally been gray, and if there is one product that suffers from gray, rainy summers, it is the watermelons. Compared to last year, conditions are tough in the watermelon market. The production on the European market currently…

OVERVIEW GLOBAL LIME MARKET

Most of the limes imported by Europe and North America come from Mexico and Brazil. Other Latin American countries also have production for export. In China, the fruit's production is expanding due to the growing domestic demand for the product. The supply is good and that is causing prices to drop here and there, since the…

OVERVIEW GLOBAL APPLE MARKET

The new apple season has not yet started in the northern hemisphere, but the market is already under pressure. The total stock of apples in Europe stood at 1,561,430 tons (WAPA) on May 1 this year, the highest figure in more than 10 years. Nevertheless, the sales and price rates vary per variety. The demand for certain club…


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