Market Pulse Week 10 - 2013

Market situation in the Northern Hemisphere, week 10 – 2013 (March 8)


In North America, the U.S. market was active with low local supply and a decline in Mexican arrivals. Prices increased.

In Europe, the market was stable and with supplies from Israel and Spain. The first shipment arrived from Peru, but volumes were limited. Prices remained unchanged.


In North America, the U.S. had a stable market but prices dropped for the Chilean supply.

In Europe, air shipments achieved greater agility and higher prices. Local supply was available in the market but volumes were limited.

In Asia, Chilean fruit sales continued with isolated lots and downward prices.


In North America, there was high Chilean supply on the U.S. market with variables prices due to condition problems.

In Europe, South Africa neared the end of its white seedless grape season. In the U.K., sales were agile for seedless varieties.

In Asia, markets were active.

In Latin America, the Colombian market showed sales stability for Chilean Red Globes. In Brazil, the market was active for imported grapes.


In North America, the U.S. market had moderate sales and stable prices.

In Europe, there was sales pressure on plums due to high volumes from South Africa and condition problems from some Chilean varieties.

In Asia, there was a high plum supply from Chile. New variety availability improved movement on the market.

In Latin America, a stable market was reported for stonefruit in Colombia. In Brazil, quick sales were seen for peaches.

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