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Market Pulse Week 31 - 2012

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Market Pulse Week 31 - 2012

Market situation in the Northern Hemisphere, week 31 - 2012 (Aug. 4)

Apples

In North America, Chilean Galas moved well in contrast to lower sales of Cripps Pink and Braeburn on both coasts of the U.S.

In Latin America, small-sized Chilean Galas sold adequately in Colombia.

In Europe, South African Granny Smiths and Chilean Galas reported strong sales in the Netherlands.

Avocados

In North America, Peruvian arrivals decreased in the U.S., while Californian fruit achieved better sales compared with other suppliers.

In Latin America, Chilean fruit recorded lower prices.

In Europe, sales in the U.K. were stable.

Easy peelers

In North America, rot problems were reported in some Chilean lots.

In Europe, deteriorated fruit condition in Russia led to price adjustments.

Kiwifruit

In North America, Chilean supply experienced lower sales.

In Latin America, Chilean supply showed good movement with active sales of smaller sizes in Colombia.

In Europe, there were good sales and greater distribution of small-sized Zespri Green kiwifruit in the U.K., while Chilean volumes were expected to be cleared in the Netherlands and Russia.

Lemons

In North America, some Chilean lots showed cosmetic damage in the U.S.

In Europe, adequate sales set the trend for Southern Hemisphere suppliers.

In Asia, price adjustments were seen for Chilean supply due to a high level of stock in the market.

Oranges

In Europe, small-sized supply resulted in some sales pressure, while in Russia inventory accumulation prompted low sales.

In Asia, Australian supply to Japan showed pit problems.

Pears

In Europe, South African Packhams and Forelles reported slow sales in the Netherlands, while Argentine Packhams recorded active sales in Russia.

In Latin America, Chilean Packhams continued to sell well in Colombia.

iQconsulting/edited by www.freshfruitportal.com

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