Market Pulse Week 28 - 2013 - FreshFruitPortal.com

Market Pulse Week 28 - 2013

Market situation in the Northern Hemisphere, week 28 – 2013 (July 12)

Apples

In North America, good movement was seen in the U.S. market for imported Royal Galas, Fujis and Granny Smiths, with price increases reported for all these varieties.

In Latin America, the market was moderate but with continuous sales.

In Europe, good sales activity was observed but with a downward price trend. The U.K. market was firm while in Russia, moderate movement for Red Delicious apples was seen.

In Asia, there was a low supply in the market with moderate movement.

Avocados

In North America, the U.S. market was supplied by local fruit and Mexican avocados. Peruvian avocados were arriving in light volumes.

In Europe, a high volume was reported for Hass while sales activity was good for Greenskin varieties, registering higher prices than their Hass counterparts.

Grapes

In North America, the season was complete in the U.S.

In Latin America, agile sales were seen for Red Globes in good condition in Colombia. In Brazil, the Chilean season was over.

In Europe, the market was dominated by Northern Hemisphere supply. The last lots of Chilean Crimson S and Red Globe grapes were being liquidated to clear inventories.

In Asia, low volume was seen in Chinese markets and higher prices were observed for Chilean Red Globes.

Kiwifruit

In North America, moderate sales and rising prices were seen in the U.S.

In Latin America, slow sales were recorded in Colombia and Brazil.

In Europe, agile sales and price changes were observed for Chilean supply, while the U.K. market saw low volumes and high prices.

Pears peras_61809310 _ small

In North America, local Bartlett sales began with an active market in the U.S. Good activity was seen for imported supply, despite price adjustments for Chilean Packham's pears.

In Latin America, prices were stable in Colombia while the Brazilian market was moderate and affected by protests.

In Europe, sales were agile with firm prices, both on the continent and in the U.K. In Russia, moderate activity was noted for Argentine Packham's pears.

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