The USDA kept the Florida figure the same, but futures prices have tanked. The supply in Brazil is good for this year, but there’s a question mark over the supply in 2016 and beyond - particularly for NFC.
The 2014 In spite of a record crop, the apple juice industry in Poland seems to be finding a home for supplies. This could be at the expense of China.
After a failed crop last season, Argentina is back with aplomb. The crop looks good and processors have already started running fruit a month before the crop would usually start.
The 2015 crop in Argentina has begun. Producers are hoping for a better campaign than last season.
The equilibrium between supply and demand for concentrate is being tested.
It is the “annus horribilis” of pineapple juice concentrate. When will the shortage end?
The Indian and South American crops are just around the corner. For once the market looks balanced.
The supply from Ecuador looks good this year and prices are starting to reflect this. The April/May peak season should bring additonal relief.