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Walnuts Update: A Statistical Overview

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Walnuts Update: A Statistical Overview

According to the latest reports, post estimates 152,000 mt of walnut production for May 2021/2022, a 2.7 per cent increase over May 2020/2021 following an increase in planted area. Currently, walnut exports are counted at 150,000 et in-shell basis, which represents a 3.4 per cent increase over May 2020/21. These successful export estimates assume the […]

2021-09-21

Record Almond Crops: Growth Over 54%

The value of almonds grown in San Joaquin county – primarily around Manteca, Repon and Escalon – soared 54.35 per cent in 2020 due to a record yield and more bearing acres. that made almonds by far the number one crop in 2020, coming in at 694 million based on the latest production report issued […]

2021-09-20

Almond Insights 2021: Industry Overview

If the history of the almond industry is considered, the first plantings in Kangaroo Island were witnessed in 1836. Slowly, these trees spread to private gardens throughout the nation. In the present times, the production now sweeps from the Northern Adelaide Plains to the Sunraysia and Riverina regions. In fact, commercially the most recent area […]

2021-09-17

Fresh Walnuts: Quality Guaranteed as per New Agreement

As the campaign is being launched, Interfel, the trade association of fresh fruit and vegetables, has announced the reinforcement of its interprofessional agreement on fresh walnuts with new provisions, thus guaranteeing the quality and excellence of this unique product for the consumer. The interprofessional agreement on fresh walnuts is evolving and consolidating, reflecting the commitment […]

2021-09-16

Managing Almond Trees with a New Australian Model

The new revolutionary method to manage almond trees, now a successful model especially in Italy and Spain, is being tested also on pistachio groves [as well as on other fruit species]. The agronomist Vito Vitally, back from a visit to some Spanish areas, explained the results. He believes that given the successful outcome obtained in […]

2021-09-16

Prices for Organic Almonds Higher in Present Times

Although lower market prices for conventional almonds may spur on more growers to switch to organic cultivation, production challenges and other economic factors continue to make the transition a risky endeavour. Moreover, demand is still increasing for organic almonds, marketers and others in the business say. However, California’s production remains tiny, as it has been […]

2021-09-15

Market Position Report, July 2021: Almond Exports

The almond industry continues to thrive 2019/20 with a lot more plantings. In fact, currently, there are about 53,014 hectares. Since almonds are a highly suitable crop for horticultural production in southern Australia with a high return per megalitre of water used and are a product with a long shelf life compared with fruit and […]

2021-09-13

Almond Shipments Going Strong Despite Pandemic

Even though Covid 19 is retaining its power to spread anarchy throughout the world, almond shipments are still being carried out at full speed. Though there have been times where the pandemic has threatened to slow down this industry, the officials have not allowed it to completely consume it. Hari Yellina, of Orchard Tech, agrees […]

2021-08-24

Food Patterns and Habits in the Era of Covid 19

It cannot be denied that the pandemic has aggressively affected the food patterns and habits of consumers. Fear of not having enough has led to major disruptions in the food chain, as it has resulted in panic buying. The most important area of concern is that the over-buying of supplies can lead to food wastage […]

2021-08-09

Success 2021: Agricultural Keys to Australia’s Future

Even though Australia faced a hoard of anarchic situations at the beginning of the year, the farmers of the country ensured that the nation remains a premium exporter of produce. Some of the calamities include bushfires, droughts and the chaotic circumstances caused by the pandemic. Nevertheless, there are a few aspects that need to be […]

2021-08-03