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Julian Gale

Deputy Editor

Julian has been a specialist commodities reporter with Informa since 2001, covering many of the key agricultural commodities. He currently reports on the global dried fruit and nut, spices and exotics market sectors for IEG Vu.

Major broadcasters, including the BBC, have called on him a number of times to provide expert comment on the markets in radio interviews.

He has extensive experience in business journalism, having previously worked for trade magazine publisher and exhibitions organiser Miller Freeman. He is a BA Honours graduate in Radio, Film and Television.
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Turkish hazelnut market unmoved by crop estimate

This is certainly the case with the local prices on 11-13 mm raw kernels, which continue to be between TRY20.5-21.00 (USD5.20-5.33) per kilo.

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Iranian pistachio prices look set for gradual advances

Iranian pistachio prices are expected to edge up slowly until the new crop arrives later this year.

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A new take on prunes and custard for Easter

California prunes are featuring in this year’s Easter offering from world renowned chocolatier Paul. A.Young, who has created a California prune and Custard Truffle.

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Argentine peanut crop worsened by continued drought

Since December, Argentine peanut growing regions have received less than half of the usual rainfall, according to industry sources.

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Pepper harvests in full swing in Vietnam and Cambodia

The International Pepper Community (IPC) said prices at most origins were unchanged this week (to March 16) despite the continued harvesting in Vietnam.

Pepper India

Thai dried pineapple should be in normal supply this year

The main pineapple harvest is already finished in Thailand. During March-April, there is less raw material available and this might cause the price of dehydrated pineapple to increase slightly, Dutch broker and agent, QFN Trading & Agency, suggested.

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