Market Pulse Week 30 - 2012

Market situation in the Northern Hemisphere, week 30 - 2012 (Jul.27)


In North America, lower Chilean C. Pink movement and appropriate Gala sales were recorded.

In Europe, good sales of Chilean and Argentine Galas were reported in Spain.

In Asia, Chilean Gala and Brookfield apples achieved good movement in Hong Kong and mainland China.


In North America, Californian supply experienced price adjustments to speed up movement. The market was put under pressure by large Peruvian fruit.

In Latin America, prices were stable in the Chilean market.

In Europe,  increased Peruvian supply favored higher consumption in Spain bu led to inventory pressure in France.

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In North America, color problems were reported for Peruvian Clementine supply.

Peruvian Clementine supply reported color problems.

In Europe,  South African Clementines experienced a pause in trading after cosmetic damage on some lots.


In North America, traditional Chilean supply moved to controlled storage on both coasts of the U.S.

In Latin America, there was good movement of Chilean and New Zealand batches in Mexico, while variable conditions of Chilean supply in Brazil and Colombia meant slow sales.

In Europe, favorable sales were reported for Chilean volumes in the Netherlands, while Zespri Green sales dominated the market in France.

In Asia, Zespri Green reported strong sales in Japan.


In North America, there were moderate sales for Chilean supply, while the first Mexican lots arrived.

In Europe, sales were positive for the entire market with good U.K. retail prices for small-sized South African supply.


In North America, suppliers recorded positive sales for Navels.

In Europe, high South African volumes depressed the market in the Netherlands and Russia.


In North America, Southern Hemisphere supply has almost finished.

In Europe, the last South African Packham's achieved good retail sales in the U.K.

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