Fruit in Charts: What happens to USDA market data during a U.S. Government shutdown?
The shutdown affects most non-essential services, which unfortunately include those provided by the USDA market news service
January 02 , 2019
Avocados in Charts: Record volumes send U.S. prices to below pre-strike levels
The CEO of Agronometrics uses charts to highlight the dramatic effect that the recent strike had on avocado supply levels in the U.S. market.
December 18 , 2018
Grapes in Charts: How will Chile's expected crop affect U.S. market against backdrop of low prices?
Chile will be coming into the U.S. market at a time when prices have been at historic lows on the back of a large California crop.
December 11 , 2018
Mangoes in Charts: Putting Peru's grower strike in context with South America's market evolution
Following a period of rising volumes and prices, prices leveled out considerably in 2016, changing the landscape for the industry.
December 04 , 2018
Blueberries in Charts: Chile fetches high opening prices, but how might the season play out?
With prices in October closing out at the highest level since 2015, this article explores what kind of scenario we might expect of Chile in the coming months.
November 27 , 2018
Fruit in Charts: Overview of potential impact of Chile's hail damage on the U.S. market
Although Chile's share of the U.S. market for the 23 fruits covered by Agronometrics is only 5%, in some commodities it is as high as 60%.
November 20 , 2018
Avocados in Charts: How does the Mexican growers' strike compare to 2016?
As Mexican growers head into the third week of strikes, volumes are falling away and prices are spiking.
November 13 , 2018
Grapes in Charts: How will Peru's sharp volume increase affect the U.S. market?
The U.S. market tended to become more volatile from December, with the price spread much greater than during the majority of California's season.
November 06 , 2018
Cherries in Charts: With Chile sending less fruit to the U.S., average winter prices trend upward
Last season Chile only shipped a third of the volume to the U.S. that it had sent in 2010-11, and in tandem with this decrease has been a marked rise from Argentina.
October 30 , 2018
Blueberries in Charts: With prices at their highest so far this year, will they continue to rise?
Blueberry volumes in the U.S. market over recent weeks have been very similar to 2015, but what can we expect to happen during the rest of the year?
October 17 , 2018