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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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World Nut and Dried Fruit Congress expects production growth

Industry leaders forecast promising nut and dried fruit production volumes for the current season at the XXXVII World Nut and Dried Fruit Congress, where experts predicted last year’s sustained growing trend to continue.

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US almond prices expected to ease further

The outlook for the US 2018 almond crop has improved in recent weeks and has helped push prices lower.

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US pecan prices holding firm

The ongoing strength in US pecan prices is indicative of the fact that a lot of products are committed to processors or in the hands of financially independent traders and major farmers.

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Mixed activity in global walnut market

Eastern European walnut packers seem to be in silent mode, Dutch broker Global Trading & Agency observed in its latest market report.

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Macadamia kernels remain scarce

Global macadamia production has been increasing significantly over recent years, with 2017 output particularly high at almost 52,000 tonnes.

Macadamias Kenya

No movement in Turkish hazelnut market

The Turkish hazelnut market is unchanged in lira terms and has been since the beginning of February, with prices for raw 11-13 mm levants at TRY20.5 (USD4.32) per kilo.

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