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Andrew Ciclitira

Andrew Ciclitira writes for IEG Vu on the dried fruits markets. He is the the Managing Director of Demos Ciclitira, one of the leading UK importers and distributors of dried fruits.
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Strong dried fruit sales pre-Easter

The sudden onset of warmer weather in the UK will divert attention from traditional bakery products containing dried fruit to other more seasonal lines, such as salads and summer recipes. The good news is that UK importers have reported strong pre-Easter sales and virtually no delays either for shipment or at the ports of arrival. The only ongoing difficulty is the continuing fluctuation in the value of sterling against both the euro and the US dollar.

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Brexit delay relieves pressure on dried fruit and nut buyers

The ongoing situation is, however, far from clear so this may just extend the period of uncertainty until later in the year. The present position remains good for Easter sales of dried fruits, with no reports of shortages and relatively stable prices for both dried vine and tree fruits.

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Easter brings increase in UK demand for all types of dried vine fruits

The start of the traditional British Easter was always heralded by the arrival of the Hot Cross bun in bakeries and retail outlets.

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Turkish exports of dried vine fruits mirror previous years’ sales

The main focus over the past few days for UK dried fruit importers has been the continuing uncertainty caused by the Brexit negotiations between the EU and the UK.

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Possibility of frost worries Turkish apricot growers

Dried fruit markets remain calm, despite the continued uncertainty in the UK with the future relationship with the EU.

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UK dried fruit industry awaits decision on Brexit

The UK dried fruit market has faced the shock announcement that the UK has put together a whole new list of tariffs if no deal is reached between the UK and the EU.

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