Agronometrics in Charts

Agronometrics in Charts: The role of Mexican blueberries in the U.S. market

The rise of Mexican blueberries in the U.S. market has been no small achievement. In 2010, they represented a mere blip on the map.
May 19 , 2020

Agronometrics in Charts: The effects of Covid-19 on Florida's blueberry season

It's been a complicated few weeks for the U.S.'s earlier blueberry production region, as Colin Fain explains in this analysis illustrated with charts.
May 06 , 2020

Agronometrics in Charts: A snapshot of Chilean stonefruit pricing in the U.S.

Prices of Chilean plums, nectarines and peaches in the U.S. market this year have generally been significantly higher than in previous seasons.
April 28 , 2020

Berries in Charts: Large volumes and Covid-19 lead to low prices across the board

Price declines have not been limited to blueberries in the berry category, but also raspberries, blackberries, and to a lesser extent, strawberries.
April 21 , 2020

Blueberries in Charts: Florida's prices far lower than last year

As Mexican blueberry volumes have increased in the past 5 years and Covid-19 uncertainty impacts pricing, uncertainty arises for Florida blueberries.
April 14 , 2020

Avocados in Charts: Forecasting in an unstable market

Colin Fain of Agronometrics provides an in-depth analysis of the U.S. avocado market, asking what happened with Mexico's expected volumes that never materialized, and estimating what could be in store with the California and Peruvian crops and the Covid-19 pandemic.
March 31 , 2020

Agronometrics in Charts: Using data to predict Covid-19's potential impacts on the produce industry

Data from the 2008 financial crash speaks to the produce industry's resilience and ability to weather massive economic shocks that will send many other sectors under.
March 24 , 2020

Stonefruit in Charts: Prices of Chilean fruit in the U.S. market

While prices of one stonefruit category have fallen in line with previous seasons, another has shot up and another is running much higher and more stable than last year.
March 17 , 2020

Limes in Charts: Prices jump after lowest point in four years

Lime supplies are finally normalizing and getting closer to last year's levels. We could see a rapid recovery of the markets in line with what we saw last year.
March 03 , 2020

Avocados in Charts: Prices are jumping, will this year be like 2017?

While pricing isn't expected to be maintained, current prices are nearly unprecedented and reflect similar prices to 2017's market boom for avocados.
February 24 , 2020