Nature's Finest Foods, Ltd.

Specializing in the markteting of tree nuts.
October Almond Position Report - 11/10/11
Almond shipments for October 2011 set another record. According to the October Position Report that was released only moments ago, the industry shipped over 219.5 million pounds in October; over 30 million pounds more than last year's October shipments....
Pecan Market Update - 11/09/11
As predicted in my October Pecan Crop Update, the industry carried almost 96 million pounds of the 2010 crop into 2011. While the bulk of the carry out was made up of meal, midgets, small pieces and off grades, most of which is not in great demand, it...
Pecan Market Update - 08/25/11
While some segments of the Pecan industry like to discount the governments Cold Storage reports, statistically speaking, history has shown them to be a fairly good predictor of future market trends. On Monday, August 22, 2011, the USDA released their...
July Pecan Market Update - 07/08/11
In another example as to why the Pecan Industry needs to develop a better way to collect crop information, the USDA released their final 2010 Pecan Crop Estimate raising their preliminary estimate from 259.66 million pounds (inshell basis) to 293.74...
USDA 2011 Objective Almond Crop Estimate - 07/06/11
The USDA released their 2011 Objective Almond Crop Estimate today projecting a 1.95 billion pound crop (kernel basis) based on 750,000 producing acres. This figure is 11% ( 200 million pounds) higher than the May Subjective Estimate and 19% higher than...
Pecan Market Update - 06/20/11
As has become tradition, the Louisiana Growers are usually the first group to try and put a figure on the upcoming Pecan crop. Even though their estimate comes out very early in the season, over the past few years their track record has been pretty good...
Almond Market Report - 06/13/11
Record May shipments and a late crop have caused most sellers to pull back while they evaluate their positions. Based on May shipment figures, the industry shipped almost 42% more almonds in May 2011 than they did a year ago. About the same time, the...
Demand remains strong even in the face of higher prices and limited supplies - 03/28/11
Based on the latest USDA Cold Storage Report, it would appear that at this time, record market prices have not adversely impacted demand. While demand from China has temporarily slowed, meat shipments continue to be very strong to the domestic market. As...
January Pecan Market Update - 01/24/11
This past Friday, two significant figures were released by the USDA, National Ag Statistics Service. The first, and most significant, was the revision to the final 2009 Pecan Crop figures. From a background standpoint, when the final figures were...

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