8th June 2017 – Australia Reports Reduced Sultana Crop

Reports indicate that some Turkish dried fruit producers have already started to offer new crop Turkish sultanas and raisins. It is however, still very early as there is more than two months to go until the harvest takes place in mid-August. There is therefore a serious risk for exporters if...
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25th May 2017 – Californian Raisin Prices Pushed Higher

Sources in Fresno California have reported that this year’s “bunch count”, which is the number of bunches of grapes per vine, is significantly lower at 29 bunches per vine compared with 34 last year. Apparently the 10-year average is 37 bunches per vine so this could be a worrying development....
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