OVERVIEW GLOBAL POMEGRANATE MARKET

10 September 2018 – The pomegranate market is at a tipping point. The last Peruvian pomegranates are on the market in Europe, while the first early varieties are already being harvested in the Mediterranean countries and the US. European traders look back on a difficult summer with large volumes and a low price. Now the sector is preparing for a European season with small sizes. The first pomegranates have also been harvested in California and India. This is an overview of the world market. Read more…


Avocados and berries well placed to increase black economic participation

3 September 2018 – Cold storage capability and other forms of expertise vital to development of black commercial farmers. Read more…


OVERVIEW GLOBAL AVOCADO MARKET

24 August 2018 – The European market is recovering and prices have stabilised after a period that is described as “tricky”, as large volumes from both South Africa and Peru became available, putting prices under pressure. Read more…


Macadamia crop to double globally over next 4 years

7 August 2018 – Tree nut consumption has increased by 60% globally, as more and more people are eating them. As a result of its taste and health benefits, growing demand for macadamias has seen 112% exported across the world over the last ten years. Read more…


South Africa: Strong avocado season surpasses early estimates

25 June 2018 – Quality keeps pace with volumes and signs for next year’s follow-on crop look positive. Read more…


OVERVIEW GLOBAL BANANA MARKET

22 June 2018 – The supply of summer fruit affects the banana market in the northern hemisphere in different ways. In some markets, including Poland and China, the supply of summer fruit had a good start, so consumers have shown a preference for that fruit. Read more…


Overview Global Avocado Market

8 June 2018 – Have the limits of the avocado market been reached? With the large volumes, shipped mainly by Peru and South Africa, Europe and the US feel that there may be some oversupply.  Read more…


Growing macadamia nut industry poised for future success

5 June 2018 – According to statistics portal, Statistica, on average around 10% of both the US and Europe’s population are vegetarian and or vegan. This is significantly higher amongst younger generations demonstrating the growing trend. Read more…


Fresh Plaza News

30 may 2018 – Excellent sizing and quality on South Africa’s bumper avocado crop. Read more…


Overview Global Pineapple Market

4 May 2018 – The pineapple market seems to be quiet at the moment. Apart from some reports about delays, nothing out of the ordinary is reported in Europe. The supply is good and prices are stable in many countries. Read more…