Market Pulse Week 23 - 2012

Market situation in the Northern Hemisphere, week 23 — 2012 ( Jun. 8 )


In North America, market stability was the trend for all varieties in the U.S.

In Latin America, claims continued due to problems with importing apples from Argentina.

In Europe, market stability was seen for all varieties.

In the Middle East, smaller volumes arrived leading to less availability in the market.

In Asia, moderate movement was registered in Taiwan with better routing than last year.


In North America, adequate sales pace was reported in the U.S. for local and Mexican supply.

In Latin America, the Chilean market remained stable.

In Europe, available volume dropped slightly in the U.K.

Easy Peelers

In North America, positive sales were reported for the first Chilean lots.

In Europe, Southern Hemisphere supply was well-received.

In Asia, a slow sales pace continued in Hong Kong and the Chinese mainland.


In North America, moderate sales were recorded for Chilean kiwifruit on both coasts of the U.S.

In Latin America, favorable prices were seen for larger sizes in Colombia.

In Europe, price stability continued in the Netherlands and the U.K., while slight increases were registered for Chilean batches in Russia.

In Asia, Hong Kong and the Chinese mainland showed lower sales but with no change in price.


In Europe, Spain continued to be the main supplier of lemons.


In continental Europe and the U.K., Mediterranean suppliers dominated. In Russia, South African oranges started to arrive with a good level of acceptance.


In North America, the Bosc pear market remained slow in the U.S.

In Latin America, lower sales were reported due to weather conditions. 


In North America, stable prices and moderate sales were seen with Chilean supply.

In continental Europe, the entry of summer fruits slowed down Peruvian and Chilean pomegranate sales.

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