Market Pulse Week 28 - 2012 - FreshFruitPortal.com

Market Pulse Week 28 - 2012

Market situation in the Northern Hemisphere, week 28 - 2012 (Jul. 13)

Apples

In North America, sales continued to be active for Chilean Gala and Braeburn apples in the U.S.

In Europe, Southern Hemisphere volumes were limited, while stable sales were recorded for Pink Lady apples in the Netherlands and Italy.

In the Middle East, active sales were seen for R. Delicious and Gala apples in Dubai's market.

In Asia, prices rose for Gala apples in Hong Kong and the Chinese mainland.

Avocados

In North America, avocado demand was limited after the 4th of July celebrations in the U.S.

In Latin America, prices continued to rise in the Chilean market.

In Europe, the higher supply volume generated slight price adjustments in the U.K.

Easy Peelers

In North America, inventory levels put pressure on sales in the U.S.

In Europe, low available volumes led to higher prices in the market.

In the Middle East, an adequate sales pace set the trend in the United Arab Emirates.

Kiwifruit

In North America, slow movement was reported for Chilean lots in the U.S. while strong sales were registered for New Zealand kiwifruit.

In Latin America, active sales were reported for both Chilean and New Zealand kiwifruit in Mexico, while the accumulation of Chilean stock started to cause uncertainty for Brazilian importers.

In Europe, price adjustments continued to affect Chilean supply in the Dutch market, while active sales were reported in France and the U.K.

In the Middle East, good movement with adequate sales was reported.

In Asia, good movement with adequate sales was reported.

Lemons

In North America, the first Southern Hemisphere sales were moderate due to the stock of Californian fruit.

In Europe, price adjustments were observed in Russia with better sales than the previous week.

Oranges

In Europe, positive sales were recorded.

In the Middle East, the condition of South African supply affected sales in Dubai.

In Asia, improved sales were registered for South African supply in Hong Kong and the Chinese mainland.

Pears

In North America, low overseas volumes set the trend with the end of the Southern Hemsiphere season.

In Latin America, poor condition with Argentine Williams pears led to price adjustments in Brazil.

Pomegranates

In North America, limited and insignificant volumes were seen with the end of the Southern Hemisphere season. Slow movement and problems with condition were seen for Chilean supply in the U.S.

In Europe, limited and insignificant volumes were seen with the end of the Southern Hemisphere season. Declerated sales for the scarce available volume were recorded in the Netherlands.

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