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Most of the stories from this blog can also be found on Fresh Fruit Portal and Portal Fruticola in their dedicated sections:

  -  In Charts

  -  En Gráficos

Sometimes, however, information about us, or our charts pop up in other articles, or other pages. Here are the ones that we know about:

August 2019
Arándanos en Gráficos: Precios altos vienen en camino

July 2019
Get Premium Results From Grapes

Calavo: Not So Ripe, Anymore

HORTIFRUT Capital Increase Roadshow

Arándanos en Gráficos: Mayores volúmenes en los mercados derivan en bajas a precios

June 2019
Oportunidades en la industria de arándanos

Blueberries in Charts: Finding opportunities in the gaps

Arándanos en Gráficos: Encontrando oportunidades en las ventanas ...

Naranjas en gráficos: Florida que cae y Chile que sube

Arándanos en Gráficos: Encontrando oportunidades en las ventanas

May 2019
Berries – AgTech América

Arándanos en Gráficos: México con los envíos más altos de su historia ...

Study of good practices in the horticulture sector for export

April 2019
El precio de los arándanos llega a su temporada más volátil

January 2019
Del Tomate al Arándano Azul

Empresas chilenas: El triunfo de la innovación “Made in Chile”

November 2018
Blueberries en gráficos

October 2018
Blueberries in Charts: With prices at their highest so far this year, will they continue to rise?

Mango World News


Limones en gráficos: Crecimiento masivo de importaciones y aumentos de los precios en el mercado estadounidense



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Apples from numerous origins are sold in the U.S. market, which is supplied principally by fruit from Washington State, as can be seen in the chart below.

Average historic arrival volumes of apples in the U.S. market, by origin

Source: USDA Market News via Agronometrics. (Agronometrics users can
view this chart with live updates here)
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Historic weekly prices (USD/KG) of apples in the U.S. market

(Source: USDA Market News via Agronometrics. (Agronometrics users can
view this chart with live updates here)
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Agronometrics has often spoken about what is to come and how the market could be affected. We hold a strong belief in being able to look at objective data can help navigate complicated scenarios. The recent spike in prices that avocados have seen is an example of one of these scenarios, catching many by surprise at a time of the year where we had never seen movements like this before. This can be seen in the chart below where the 2019 line has towered above all other prices since Sept. 2017 and every price recorded for June in the last five years.

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Source: USDA Market News via Agronometrics. (Agronometrics users can
view this chart with live updates here)
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In this year’s data, an important oversupply can be …

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The Winners and Losers of 2018 (Part 1 of 3)
The Winners and Losers of 2018 (Part 2 of 3)

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