The market has been tough for all members of the industry. Price at historically low levels seems that have reached the bottom and now at least people can look at the future and take purchases decision with more certainty and confidence. Beside the general situation of the year, October and November has brought few positive
Chilean walnuts exports are starting to pick up and logistics working fairly so far. Good quality inshell walnuts are scarce and kernels has been selling slower but steadily. Check the full report here
Market for Chilean wanuts has been very active. Inshell demand remain strong and availability of good quality start to be limited. Kernels are picking up as most customers in Europe start to cover for second half of the year and Christmas season. Commitments are already at 50% of the total harvest and logistics remain a
The market has been active since the opening season for Chilean walnuts at Gulfood in February. Inshell demand has been leaded by India as market of destination, but other markets also are showing dynamism like China, UAE (The Middle East), Morocco and Turkey lately. Thanks to this strong demand prices has increased by 10 cents
Weather conditions has been really good and although there was little rain falls during winter so far orchards has been properly irrigated. Crop volume is expected to increase to around 170.000 metric tons from 152.000 tons of 2021. Sizes looks smaller than last season.
The season is about to finish and the market start to slow down. California has faced a tough escenario with an unexpected storm and a traffic congestion at port which is making all logistics very challenging. For Chilean walnuts, India is bocoming the #1 destination country, quality is appreciatted and counter season play a fundamental
Chilean shipments keep dynamism and hit a record for September. Shipments reached 80% of the crop already and Commitments are above 94%.
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.