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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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Chinese dried garlic prices show mixed movements

Chinese dried garlic prices for top grades have showed some increases of late, while other types have declined. However, it now appears that prices are likely to be generally stable over the coming weeks despite a very favourable flow of new crop supplies.

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Mexican pimento harvest developing well

The weather has been favourable for the 2018 Mexican crop of pimento, harvesting of which will finish by the end of this month.

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Decline in Brazilian pepper prices should attract buyers

Pepper harvesting has started in Pará state, Brazil and will finish in November.

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Smaller Chinese crop is at core of global dried apple market

This year’s Chinese apple crop was severely reduced by frost damage and this has pushed up prices for the country’s dehydrated apple products.

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US pecan growers bemoan fraudulent practice

US pecan growers and pecan shellers have complained of high-level fraud taking place in the industry, saying it is time for change.

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Arjuna Natural to sell Curcugreen directly to US market

Arjuna Natural has established a direct supply chain in the US for its leading high-potency turmeric extract, Curcugreen, ensuring safe, pure product.

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