European markets starting to ease

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Europe Trend Week 20 European markets starting to ease. Colombia has continued its seasonal fall, Ecuadorian shipments have registered a substantial downturn (13% below average), as a result of smaller shiploads due to poor market conditions. Furthermore, the combined Africa/French West Indies supply is back to below-average levels (-9%) because […]

Europe Trend Week 18 – Fruitrop

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Europe Trend Week 18 All markets still under high pressure, in an ongoing historic crisis.. Demand in Western Europe has maintained good vitality in spite of the public holiday on 1 May: sales are lively thanks to temperatures remaining cool, weak competition from seasonal fruits and the launch of promotions […]

Europe Trend Week 16

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Europe Trend Week 16 Calamity on the European markets, still under pressure. Despite spring temperatures, sales have maintained a decent seasonal tempo, still enjoying the ongoing moderate competition from seasonal fruits. However, demand has remained insufficient to absorb the volumes available. Despite an ongoing combined Africa / French West Indies […]

Europe Trend Week 15 – Fruitrop

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Europe Trend Week 15 Pressure extending to all of the European markets, greatly accentuating the seasonal fall in prices. Whereas the signs of the traditional slowdown in demand have started to be observed, the sales tempo has remained livelier than in previous years because of the weather remaining sluggish and […]

Europe Trend Week 14 – Fruitrop

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Europe Trend Week 14 Western Europe continuing to hold up, alongside further deterioration of East European markets. Despite a shortened business week on certain markets (Italy, France, Germany, Poland), sales have maintained good overall vitality because of the ongoing favourable context (limited competition with seasonal fruits, cool temperatures, promotions on […]

Europe Trend Week 13 – Fruitrop

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Europe Trend Week 13 Persistent logistical problems weakening all the European markets. However, sales remain very lively in both Western and Eastern Europe, despite the run-up to the Easter holidays. Demand is continuing to exhibit very good vitality, thanks to the scarcity of competing fruits and to cool temperatures favourable […]

Europe Trend Week 10 – FRUITROP

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Europe Trend Week 09 European market maintaining some balance, and a positive trend. The overall supply has continued to rise, though it is still barely sufficient for demand. On the one hand, while the Costa Rican increase has continued, reaching higher levels than in 2017, incoming Colombian shipments have continued […]

Europe Trend Week 08 – Fruitrop

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Europe Trend Week 08 – FRUITROP Despite shortfall tending to fade, tension on the European market persisting. Despite disruptions still being reported (shipping delays), the overall supply to the European market is regaining a better balance. However, despite the big Ivorian increase which has offset the small Cameroonian volumes, the […]

Europe Trend Week 05 – Fruitrop

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Europe Trend Week 05 Fruitrop General under-supply persisting across Europe. The overall supply has remained insufficient. Firstly, the combined Africa/French West Indies supply has remained stable and in shortfall (-18%): the shortage of FWI volumes (67% below average) is not being offset by the small African volumes (12 % below […]

Europe Trend Week 03 – Fruitrop

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Europe Trend Week 03 All European markets continuing to improve rapidly, because of general under-supply. The lack of volumes has intensified because of limited dollar banana availability: since the beginning of the year, dollar banana exports (Ecuador, Colombia, Costa Rica) have registered a level 15 % below the 2-year average. […]