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Specializing in the markteting of tree nuts.
June Almond Shipments Down - 06/10/10
A weak Euro and the default of a major European trader have helped to weaken the Almond market.  For the first time in months, Almond shipments were down from year ago levels (from 119.4 million pounds in June 2009 to 91.9 millions pounds in June 2010...
Chinese exports set another record - 03/15/10
As expected, the Chinese continue to set new purchasing records for both inshell and shelled Pecans.  Based on FAS figures released last week for the 2009 crop year to date (August 1, 2009 - January 31, 2010), the Chinese have already purchased almost 63...
Most Nut Markets Continue to be Impacted by Firm Prices and Inventory Shortages - 02/26/10
PECANS Because most consumers have yet to deal with $5 Pecans, consumption continues to be very strong. As it will be several more months before current prices filter down to the consumer level, consumption should continue to be strong well into the...
Pecan Market Update - 02/17/10
Based on the most recent Foreign Ag Statistics Service data, between August 1, 2009, and December 31, 2009, Pecan shipments to China hit a new record; up 300% over the same period a year ago.  Further, more product was shipped during that period than was...
Chinese purchases direct from the orchards are having a disasterous impact on the Pecan market - 12/16/09
This past Friday, as expected, the USDA reduced their estimate of the 2009 Pecan Crop to 301.2 million pounds (inshell basis) from their previous estimate of 309.2 million pounds.  Based on current projections, this is how the supply situation shapes up...
Nut Market Update - 10/27/09
PECANS Based on the most recent Cold Storage figures, it would appear that the industry shipped a record 429 million pounds (inshell basis) of Pecans in 2008/2009.  With the current 'on-year' crop estimated to be approximately 309 million pounds (USDA...
The USDA released the first of their three 2009 Crop Estimates - 10/12/09
The USDA released the first of their 2009 Pecan Crop estimates this past Friday estimating the crop to be 309.2 million pounds (inshell basis).  If this figure is correct, when one combines it with an estimated 2008 carryout of 85 million pounds and...
Pecan Crop Update - 09/15/09
The National Pecan Sheller's Association completed their semi-annual meeting this past weekend with their estimate of the 2009 Pecan Crop.  Based on their member estimates, they expect the 2009 US Pecan crop to be around 347 million pounds (inshell basis...
Nut Market Update - 07/16/09
ALMONDS On June 30, 2009, NASS released their 2009 Objective Almond Crop estimate projecting a crop of 1.350 billion pounds (kernel basis).  This is down 7% from the May Subjective Estimate and approximately 17% lower than 2008 crop receipts (currently 1...
Pecan Market Update - 07/14/09
Today the Texas Pecan Growers concluded their annual meeting with their estimate of the 2009 Pecan Crop.  As usual, estimates were provided by both Kenneth Pape and Kyle Brookshier.  Based on their figures, the supply situation could shape up as follows...

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