The current USDA forecast for Florida’s 2013/14 orange crop at114 million boxes is down 12% from last season's final figure.
The 2013/14 Brazilian crop is over and juice yields reportedly finished 15% below the four-year average.
Poland is still experiencing a lack of high acid supplies. Offers for apple concentrate from China to Europe have eased slightly.
The 2014 lemon crop in Argentina is forecast to be significantly lower than last year. and the harvest has been delayed until the end of April.
The 2014 Argentinean grape crop is forecast to come in 25-30% lower than last year.
The 2013/14 US grapefruit crop is forecast at 1.06 million tons, down 11% from last season's final figure, says the USDA.
The Thai winter crop was disappointing. There are reports that the supply from all other producing regions is short.
Fruit sizing of the 2014 Alphonso crop is below normal in the Bangalore region. However, sizing is reportedly normal in all other areas. Totapuri fruit sizing is reported to be normal and the crop is expected to be bigger than in 2013. The mango growing regions of Colombia are experiencing one of the longest droughts.
The March/April peak production period for passion fruit in Ecuador started at a good pace, but has so far failed to provide the extra quantities the industry had hoped for.