Grapes in Charts: A look back at the last 20 years in the U.S. market
"If you don't know where you've come from, you don't know where you're going", as the famous quote goes.
January 14 , 2020
Fruit in Charts: Chilean blueberries and avocados end year with lower volumes
The U.S. market saw significant lower supplies of some key Chilean fruits in the last couple of months of 2019, although one saw a late recovery.
January 07 , 2020
Raspberries in Charts: Record Mexican volumes send prices crashing
November saw the highest ever volumes of Mexican raspberries in the U.S. market, and the situation was reflected in the prices.
January 02 , 2020
Fruit in Charts: Lower exports of key Chilean commodities amid social unrest
Chilean avocado export volumes are slightly down from last year at this time, but blueberries have seen an upward trend.
December 17 , 2019
Cherries in Charts: Chile sends lowest opening volumes to U.S. in years
The lower volumes have come despite an expected 15% uptick in total cherry exports from Chile, but amid social unrest that has led to port strikes.
December 10 , 2019
Apples in Charts: Low prices on a massive surge by the Northwest
Apple prices this time of year tend to be relatively stable. However, this year looks to deviate from the historical trend, with prices at a four-year low.
December 03 , 2019
Pears in Charts: Stark Crimson - the star of the U.S market
In 2018, the prices were US$2.61 per kilogram on average - a whole US$1 higher than the next closest variety, Summer Bartlett.
November 26 , 2019
Grapes in Charts: Prices hit five-year high despite heavy October volumes
Currently, average reported prices in California are at a five-year high in the U.S. market - around US$21.10 per box.
November 19 , 2019
Kiwifruit in Charts: Chile saw highest prices in five years this season
The high kiwifruit prices Chile saw throughout the season are largely thanks to a 15% drop in export volumes (and a 17% drop in exports to the U.S.).
November 12 , 2019
Fruit in Charts: How Chilean protests could affect fruit exports
First, let’s set the stage. Looking at the last 12 months gives us an idea of what commodities the country exports and what categories may be affected.
October 29 , 2019