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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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Australian Macadamia Society unveils second Macadamia Innovation Challenge

After a successful launch in 2017, the Australian macadamia industry is bringing its Macadamia Innovation Challenge back for a second year, increasing the scale of the programme to invite participation from China and Japan.

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South African pecan harvesting nearly complete

The last of the South African pecan harvest is trickling in and pecan growers are beginning to clean equipment and prepare for planting and orchard renovations that are typically done at this time of year, noted.

Pecans China

US pistachio shipments tail off as supply dwindles

US pistachio shipments declined this July due to lack of availability.

Pistachios United States

Dried fruit snack brand wins prominent awards

Fruit Bowl, the freeze-dried fruit snack designed to provide children with a healthy snack that counts as one of the recommended five-a-day, has been awarded two prestigious ‘Loved by Parents’ (LBP) Awards 2018.

Dehydrated Strawberries Markets

Argentina set for increase in raisin exports this year

Argentine raisin exports are expected to increase by 25% this year, due to higher production, but are forecast to remain flat in 2019, the USDA noted in a report issued this month.

Dried Vine Fruit Argentina

Turkish hazelnut exporters announce new crop buying prices

The prices given by exporters for 2018 crop are between TRY11.25-11.5 (USD1.82-1.86) per kilo in-shell (TRY22.5-23.00 for kernels).

Hazelnuts Turkey
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