Europe – The banana survey – Week 37

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Europe – The banana survey – Week 37 While balance seemingly restored across all European markets, price rise still difficult. In Western Europe, demand has continued to pick up, especially in the supermarket sector, enjoying a favourable context (cooler temperatures, limited competition from other fruits, end of holidays, large-scale promotions). […]

Europe – The banana survey – Week 36

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Europe – The banana survey – Week 36 Pressure starting to subside in Europe, though price improvements still taking their time to arrive. The combined Africa/French West Indies supply has remained on the wane (8% below average): FWI volumes have remained below average (-11%), and the cold temperatures in the […]

Europe – The banana survey – Week 35

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Europe – The banana survey – Week 35 Situation still unchanged on the European market, though signs of a recovery starting to be felt. While in most countries sales are maintaining a summer tempo, some improvement has been observed in Northern Europe, Italy and to a lesser degree in France, […]

Europe – The banana survey – Week 32

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Europe – The banana survey – Week 32 Summer crisis continuing across all the European markets. The overall supply has increased slightly, though it remains moderate. On the one hand, while Costa Rican volumes have remained average and Ecuadorian volumes limited because of the lack of appeal of the European […]

Europe – The banana survey – Week 31

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Europe – The banana survey – Week 31 No miracles in this low-consumption summer period: European markets still swollen. However, despite an increase in Colombian volumes (12% above average), the overall supply has remained restrained. Whereas Costa Rican volumes have stabilised at their low point, albeit near-average, the Ecuadorian supply […]

Europe – The banana survey – Week 30

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Europe – The banana survey – Week 30 European markets still saturated, and stabilising at low levels. However, the overall supply has continued to decrease slightly, especially because of falling volumes from Ecuador, registering below-average levels. Total exports from the origin have ebbed, and the European market has again exhibited […]

Europe – The Banana Survey – Week 28, 2017

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Europe – The Banana Survey – Week 28, 2017 Saturation and pressure still prevailing on the European markets. However, incoming dollar banana shipments have remained near-average, and at their lowest summer level (importers scaling back orders, summer programmes). In addition, the African supply has continued to subside, though still maintaining […]

Europe – The banana survey – Week 26

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Pressure increasing on the European markets, suffering the full force of the seasonal slowdown. The slowdown in demand on the European market has spread and deepened. The high temperatures (especially in Eastern and Southern Europe), significant competition from seasonal fruits (large quantities and low prices) and the school holidays now […]