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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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Hazelnut market stable on limited trading

Turkish hazelnut prices remain stable at around TRY18.75 (USD4.86) per kilo with little trade, a UK trader noted in a report on Thursday. 

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Coreimex joins European Spice Association

Brazilian company Coreimex has become a member of the European Spice Association (ESA), considered to be one of the most influential spice organisations in the world.
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Greek currant prices surge higher on reduced supply

Latest estimates of the 2017 Greek currant crop point to a total of 15,000-16,000 tonnes, compared with more than 19,000 tonnes for the 2016 crop, UK company Chelmer Foods noted in a recent market report.  

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Thai dried pineapple supply seen as favourable

The current Thai winter crop of pineapple still has a good level of supply and this situation should last until the next summer crop in April-June 2018, UK company Chelmer Foods noted in an update on dehydrated fruits from Thailand. 

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Almond Board sees beautiful opportunities for growth in South Korea

In looking to gain ground in the South Korean market, the Almond Board of California (ABC) found that the nut category did not have a unique selling point among local consumers.

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North America still a key part of Almond Board's strategy

The North American market remains of major importance to the Almond Board of California (ABC) and a new consumer marketing campaign targeting this region will be under way early in the new year, following the successful marketing programme for 2017.

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