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.
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.