Global Market

OVERVIEW GLOBAL MANGO MARKET

The Peruvian mango season is almost over and the European market is switching to African imports. The first mangoes from South Africa and Cote d'Ivoire are already on the market. While the Italian acreage continues to expand, growth in Spain is being curbed by the bad campaign in 2018. Business is going well in the US. More…

OVERVIEW GLOBAL TOMATO MARKET

These are exciting times on the tomato market. Many countries are currently in the transition period between the import and export seasons. In the meantime, the spread of the ToBRFV virus is being monitored worldwide. Various cases have already been reported in Europe and it is still unclear whether eradication of the virus is…

OVERVIEW GLOBAL KIWIFRUIT MARKET

All eyes in the kiwifruit sector are now on the southern hemisphere, which is now slowly taking over the world market. The first New Zealand kiwis are already at sea. European and North American traders look back on a predominantly positive season, with Italy as a major exception. The kiwifruit sector has had a difficult month…

OVERVIEW GLOBAL AVOCADO MARKET

The European avocado market is in a transition phase. The last volumes of Chilean, Spanish, Israeli and Mexican products are still on the shelves, while Peru, Kenya, Brazil and South Africa are slowly taking over the market. Avocados remain incredibly popular. A great deal is being invested in the sector worldwide, both in…

OVERVIEW GLOBAL PEAR MARKET

The Italian pear sector is struggling. Despite the relatively limited volumes available, prices remain low. The sector is experiencing quality problems in both Spain and the Netherlands. In France, consumption is lagging behind, while European pears are selling quickly on the German market. In Australia, exports have increased…

OVERVIEW GLOBAL GRAPEFRUIT MARKET

Florida grapefruit, which is considered the best of its kind in many countries, is still available. Globally, however, traders lament that the total production volume is gradually falling each year, mostly as a result of citrus greening and the weather conditions. Most of the grapefruit currently on the…

OVERVIEW GLOBAL BANANA MARKET

Millions of tons of bananas are shipped across the world's oceans. The demand for the yellow fruit is virtually insatiable in the US and Europe, where bananas are among the top 5 most consumed fruits. In Latin America, more and more countries are seeing the opportunities that lie here. Guatemala, Panama and Colombia are…

OVERVIEW GLOBAL MELON AND WATERMELON MARKET

In the winter months, the demand for melons in North America and Europe is traditionally lower, since the winter weather keeps the demand in check. The mood on the market is determined by the supply from Latin America. The start of the rainy season in Brazil is raising concerns among Spanish importers.…

OVERVIEW GLOBAL ONION MARKET

Where are the onions? This is the question that many onion traders around the world have been asking. As a result of the dry, hot summer in Europe, the harvest in the north of the continent is much smaller. In the US, the rain in the late summer had a similar effect on the harvest figures. Onion prices are on the rise worldwide…

OVERVIEW GLOBAL TABLE GRAPE MARKET

The situation in the European table grape market has been quite challenging. Because of the large volumes supplied by Peru, German, Dutch and French traders have at times had to deal with extremely low prices, especially at the beginning of the season. In the meantime, the market has been picking up…


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