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Rain to delay Mexican pecan harvest

Growers have collected 95% of the Criolla walnut production and 65% of the Fina, totalling 80% of the total production, despite the delay to the pecan harvest in the Mexican state of Chihuahua from December 8-9.

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Swiss company to sell Colombian dried fruit

The Swiss company Fruit Group AG is selling Purafruta, dried fruit bars, in Europe. Apparently, a simple idea. However, it is a food concept which combines social responsibility, healthy grocery and a delicious and natural flavour, having received several awards. The sales manager of Hiba, Ulrike Köpf, talked to IEG Vu about the project.

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Good raisin crops in South Africa and Chile

The 2019 South African raisin crop is expected to slightly exceed the 2018 production of around 71,000 tonnes, due to favourable weather, fulfilling the previous estimate.

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Buoyant UK Christmas dried fruit sales and steady prices despite Brexit uncertainty

Exports of Turkish raisins and sultanas are approaching 100,000 tonnes, broadly similar to last year’s quantity. Prices are however significantly higher than last year with an average cost of USD1,836 per tonne compared with USD1,520/tonne. 
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Derby Ingredients appoints two new managers

The London-based company Derby Ingredients, a specialist supplier of nuts, dried fruit, seed, grains, beans, pulses and confectionery to processors, packers and retailers has appointed Andy Humphries as head of global ingredients and innovations and Angus Scott as strategic business development manager.

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Dried Fruit & Nuts 2018 supplement now available for download!

IEG Vu’s look at the Dried Fruit & Nut sector includes features on raisins, peanuts, Brazil nuts, dried apple and walnuts.

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Shortage of Greek currants creates difficulties for UK dried fruit market

The continuing lack of offers of Greek currants has started to create supply issues for the UK dried fruit market as, although there are alternative producers such as South Africa and Australia, the difference in timing for the crop years means that fruit from these origins will not be available for three or four months.

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Turkish sultana prices continue to rise sharply

Present raw material prices are high compared with earlier this season, says Dutch trader QFN Trading & Agency. “Large quantities, mostly long-term contracts, were sold at the beginning of the season. However, suppliers couldn't cover all raw materials due to the economic situation in Turkey.”

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Second ‘and final’ round of payments to tariff-hit US farmers

The USDA launched the second round of trade mitigation payments on December 17 to farmers hit by the US-China trade war.

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Ben & Jerry's launches coconut milk ice cream in UK

Unilever-owned Ben & Jerry's, in response to growing demand for innovative vegan ice cream, has released its first coconut milk-based dessert.

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Lower Chinese demand should calm macadamia market

Chinese demand for macadamia has declined from peaks between July and August, which pushed up prices slightly, once the Australian crop was sold out.

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US almonds will be promoted to lift Indian consumption

India is a key market for the Californian Almond Board (ABC), having developed an ambitious promotion policy to increase its daily consumption.

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Peru to certify Brazil nuts in China

The Peruvian government is set to ask for approval to export to the Chinese market in 2019.

Brazil Nuts Peru

Derby Ingredients appoints two new managers

The London-based company Derby Ingredients, a specialist supplier of nuts, dried fruit, seed, grains, beans, pulses and confectionery to processors, packers and retailers has appointed Andy Humphries as head of global ingredients and innovations and Angus Scott as strategic business development manager.

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Derby Ingredients appoints two new managers

The London-based company Derby Ingredients, a specialist supplier of nuts, dried fruit, seed, grains, beans, pulses and confectionery to processors, packers and retailers has appointed Andy Humphries as head of global ingredients and innovations and Angus Scott as strategic business development manager.

Dried Fruit & Nuts United Kingdom

Dried Fruit & Nuts 2018 supplement now available for download!

IEG Vu’s look at the Dried Fruit & Nut sector includes features on raisins, peanuts, Brazil nuts, dried apple and walnuts.

Brazil Nuts Cashews

Chinese demand will push up banana chip prices

China’s New Year festival (February 5 2019) is around the corner and many importers are buying massively to ensure supply.
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Raisins push up US dried fruit imports

US imports of dried fruits rocketed by 82% in volume to 121.7 million pounds and by 47% in value to USD126.1 mln from January-September 2018, compared with the same period in the previous year.

Dried Fruit & Nuts United States

Dried apricot and apple prices firm due to short supply

Most dried fruit prices are firming due to the combination of stronger local currencies against US dollar, seasonal demand and disappointing crops.

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US to remove 101 agricultural products from GSP

The latest modification to the list of agricultural products eligible for duty-free treatment under the US Generalized System of Preferences (GSP) removed 101 agricultural commodities, mainly from India, Thailand, Turkey, Argentina Ukraine and Brazil.

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