Market Pulse Week 46 - 2011 - FreshFruitPortal.com

Market Pulse Week 46 - 2011

Market situation in the Northern Hemisphere, week 46— 2011 (Nov. 18)

Avocadoes

In North America, retail promotions have favored sales.

In Latin America fair sales activity was registered in Argentina.

In Europe, high Israeli Ettinger volumes has pressurized the market.

Blueberries

In North America,  the marked has stabilized with good sales recorded due to Thanksgiving Day.

The first Chilean consignments have reached prices similar to last season. Offshore volumes have reported a good sales pace.

In Europe,  moderate trading has taken place.

Asia has seen sufficient sales to favor fair moderate inventory rotation.

Cherries

North America,  has registered an active sales price.

In Latin America, the Brazilian market has shown moderate sales price.

Northern Europe has experienced stable activity with trading starting in Russia.

Asia has experieced price flexibilty according to fruit quality.

Grapes

In North America, domestic fruit has been favored by promotions leading up to Thanksgiving Day.

In Latin America, Peruvian supply has shown moderate trading.

In Europe, Brazlian grapes have registered moderate sales pace due to an extended Greek season.

Low Peruvian Red Globe inventories are accumulating in Russia.

Stonefruit

In Europe, peach and nectarine availability remains limited in northern Europe and the U.K

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