Market continue moving the remaining inventory as processors advance with production. Shipment are showing a great dynamism even against all difficulties faced to ship as logistics are all disrupted.
Market continue strong and prices stable or increasing. Logistics are disrupted and that is postponing the deliveries committed. Many customers are worrying about the possibility of California to supply Christmas season.
Logistics worldwide are totally disrupted and Chile is not the exception. Market remain strong and availability is really scarce. With the risk of later arrivals from US to cover Christmas season demand and prices increased during the last 3 to 4 weeks.
Shipments are showing a good dynamism although most packers are facing a lot of logistic challenges. Commitments continue increasing, availability scarce and prices increasing
The market has been really active in terms of commitments and the scarcity is palpable. Crop was shorter than expected originally, so had no growth from last year. Logistics has been affected dramatically but anyway, shipments has been good, what suggest us the potential of shipments could have been much more. Price adjustments continue and
2021 is showing a very dynamic market with diverse demand and a positive trend on commitments and prices. A shorter crop than estimated together with an strong early demand is pushing the market up in both inshell and kernel market.
Shipments continued strong during January and projected carryover seems to be none. New crop looks promising in volume and quality. Prices are attractive according to market situation.
New crop of Chilean walnuts is approaching fast. Quality seems to be good, with sizes bigger than last season. Volume is expected to grow 10% to 15% although it is difficult to estimate. Climate was normal during spring and summer although lately we have faced climate instability with unusual rain events that so far have
The season is almost over and the volume gone. 2020 was one of the most challenging years the industry and the world has faced. Fortunately, Chilean walnut exporter managed to go through it, moving the volume, keeping their operations running through the pandemic, lock downs and responding to the increased controls to prevent COVID-19. Also
October brought another good performance of Chilean walnut shipments. The trend has been very positive and we estimate no carry over into next 2021 crop. Availability is very limited if any market is now focused more in US product rather than in Chilean availability.