Market updates on a whole range of organic agri-food products with up-to-date price trends
Organic Commodities
Oct 7, 2021

Organic chia seeds: weather adversities cause prices to rise sharply

ASUNCION/KAMPALA. Frost and drought have severely affected South America's chia crops this year. A massive price increase was the result, accompanied by higher procurement costs in the international market due to logistical hurdles and restrictions.
Organic grain
Jul 20, 2020

Quinoa: Germany increases imports by 6%

LIMA/SUCRE. Quinoa is becoming increasingly popular in the world market and more and more companies are investing in the future of this pseudo grain. Germany imported...
Jul 1, 2020

Cumin: organic production triples

TEHRAN. Production prospects are highly encouraging in Iran this season with the harvest season still in full swing and the gearing up of cultivation of organic cumin. Market prospects are, however, anything but encouraging. Problem are current market developments, which are proving to be a great challenge.
Dried Fruit
Mar 3, 2020

Dried figs: rising demand for organic figs

AYDIN. Weekly exports of dried figs exceed last year's level. While exporters should be sufficiently covered for future deliveries, commodity stocks are slowly running short.
Organic nuts
Nov 26, 2019

Almonds: Australia scores record exports

MADRID/CANBERRA. Experts report a good almond harvest in Australia. Export volumes could even set a new record.
Organic nuts
Nov 19, 2019

Organic almonds: prices may rise to EUR 9.00 per kg

MADRID/SACRAMENTO. Supplies are limited in Spain. At the same time, more than half of...
Organic nuts
Nov 12, 2019

Almonds: prices range EUR 1.30 per kg higher than last year

MADRID. The traders in Spain have again adjusted their prices this week. The offers for organic almonds are very much limited. Meanwhile, a surge in demand has been recorded in Germany.
Organic nuts
Nov 5, 2019

Almonds: prices change by as much as 50%

MADRID/SACRAMENTO. Prices are developing in different directions in Spain. Drastic shifts have been observed for some varieties.
Organic nuts
Oct 28, 2019

Organic almonds: prices approach seasonal high

MADRID/SACRAMENTO. Market players reckon that the prices for organic almonds may peak soon. A price jump is anticitpated. A rather surprising difference in price has been observed for US almonds.
Organic nuts
Oct 22, 2019

Organic almonds: supply squeeze drives up prices

MADRID. The US sanctions imposed on various foods from the EU has a noted impact on the almond market in Spain. As agricultural media in Spain report market players reckon that ...
Organic grain
Oct 16, 2019

Buckwheat: production nearly slashed by half in the Urkaine

KIEV/PEKING. Decclines in production are being reported throughout Eastern Europe. The reports from China are also not exactly encouraging. In addition, the prices in Eastern Europe have shifted notably.
Organic grain
Oct 10, 2019

Buckwheat: rising prices and declining exports

WARSAW/PEKING. The prices for conventional and organic buckwheat have risen in Europe. As market players report the surge is prompted by...
Organic dried fruits
Aug 6, 2019

Sultanas: Delays in Turkey and new prices in China

MANISA/TEHRAN. Market players in Turkey report that the Ministery of Agriculture will issue official production estimates by 29th August at the latest. Meanwhile, traders in Iran are busy preparing for the arrival of new crop.
Organic dried fruits
Jul 30, 2019

Sultanas: Organic farming is deemed unprofitable

MANISA. Traders in Turkey are calling for the TMO to regulate prices in the new season. Market players are, in addition, far from satisfied in the organic sector.
Organic nuts
May 21, 2019

Organic fair Turkey: Disappointed voices from the market

IZMIR. Last week for the 10th time the Ekoloji, the trade fair for the organic sector in Turkey, took place in Izmir. Not everyone was satisfied.
May 7, 2019

Almonds: Price rises in the organic sector

MADRID/SACRAMENTO. The frost-related excitement is slowly subsiding in Spain. Prices are, however, on the rise in the organic sector.
Organic oils
Mar 5, 2018

Organic food: Organic market in the Russian Federation

MOSCOW. The production of organic food in the Russian Federation is steadily growing with an average of 5% -10% per year. Since 01.01.2017 a state standard (GOST - R 56508-2015) on certification of organic products has come into force. There is no law on organic farming yet. There is no mandatory certification of eco-products in Russia. The cost of purchasing organic products in Russia in 2017 was less than 1 euro per capita.
Aug 24, 2017

Rapeseed: stronger demand is required to push prices up

Logistical and storage problems will compel local farmers to sell.
Aug 21, 2017

Rapeseed: the nightmare - fluctuating exports

Quickly executing older contracts, local market players rapidly filled in ships, which already set sailed. Yet, when prices are under pressure from regional market forces, local selling parties expect … the unexpected.
Aug 18, 2017

Rapeseed: lower output clutched in lower prices

Competitive prices in the Black sea region further push down local ones.
Aug 14, 2017

Rapeseed: competitive prices boost exports

Ships are lined-up for uploading. Regional market forces are expected to further push down prices.
Aug 10, 2017

Rapeseed: definitely lower output this season

In some regions of the country, the weather uncompromisingly took its toll during the Winter and early Spring. The result, lower aggregate production by about 12% so far.
Aug 3, 2017

Rapeseed: the market is seemingly slowing down

The weather belated and interrupted harvest this year, but this should not have intervened with market participants’ trade activity so much.
Jul 31, 2017

Rapeseed: sea route exports lag behind on a yearly basis

The belated and interrupted by rains collection of the crop this season extended the end of harvest.
Jul 28, 2017

Rapeseed: output could be lower than expected

Fallen through acreages before harvest and hailstorms during harvest could further surprise market participants.
Jul 24, 2017

Rapeseed: the export-oriented crop

The lower output this year will support prices. Farmers expect by the end of September, the great majority of the crop to be shipped abroad.
Jul 20, 2017

Rapeseed: Prices gather support

Favorable weather conditions permit farmers to harvest the last remaining acreages. The projected lower output seems to support prices.
Jul 17, 2017

Rapeseed: Expected lower output supports prices

Unexpected showers during harvest and the hailstorms at the beginning of July impacted yields in some regions. Lower projected output triggers prices’ climbing.
Jul 14, 2017

Prices on the move

The belated start of harvest and the lower projected output support prices. The results from the expected rains could further influence the price.
Jul 10, 2017

Adverse weather conditions could further influence output

Because of weather conditions, farmers lag behind in collecting the crop this year. Expectations for a lower output support prices.
Jul 7, 2017

Prices strengthened

The forecasted lower output and the recent hailstorms supported prices.
Jul 4, 2017

Weather will influence the output further

Those farmers who harvested the crop before the recent hailstorms got lucky. In the regions where the storms hit, farmer will incur losses.
Jun 30, 2017

Prices remain firm

Rain forecasts for the beginning of next week encourage farmers to act quicker.
Jun 26, 2017

Expectations are for a lower aggregate output

Projected lower harvest could well support higher prices for the upcoming crop.
Jun 23, 2017

When the Sun rises from the North

Look to the North regions – there you will find the crop; in the South, output will be low, at best!
Jun 20, 2017

Weather conditions affect the harvesting season

Although harvest 2017-18 officially started, because of recent rains, the majority of farmers could not enter the fields. Locally, trade is sluggish.
Jun 16, 2017

The crop that mainly looks to the West

Weather conditions are key for a successful harvest. Output is projected to be lower this year.
Jun 13, 2017

Droughts affect outputs; regional competition - price levels

The great majority of the crop quickly finds its trade routes to EU member countries. The trade routes for the upcoming crop are already known. What is not known yet is the price!
Jun 9, 2017

Weather conditions before harvest matter

Farmers from different regions have different stories to tell. Projected aggregate output this year will be smaller. Prices on the receding side.
Jun 6, 2017

Bulgarian rapeseed: under weather’s (dis)favor: some regions were favored by more rain than others; the rest barely received some

Dry weather has left its traces in regions of the South. Inevitably, this will have a negative impact on this year’s aggregate output. In the Northeast and Northwest, the picture is totally different - farmers expect a strong harvest.
May 31, 2017

Bulgarian rapeseed: quietness before harvest

The small remaining stocks seem not to scare foreign buyers since the upcoming harvest is approximately a few weeks away. Prices exhibit a downward trend, generally following a descending tendency since the beginning of the year. Eyes on the upcoming harvest.
May 23, 2017

Bulgarian rapeseed: exports steered up a bit

Although exports have been frozen for quite a time, earlier this month small shipments to foreign markets kicked in. Even though local trade is sluggish at best, the market seems not so willing to work with future contracts.
May 15, 2017

Bulgarian rapeseed: all eyes on the upcoming harvest

With the new harvest approximately a month and a half away, trade of the old crop is sluggish as ever. The recent cold weather and small remaining quantities are not a factor in pushing prices up. Miniscule quantities traded on the domestic market.
May 8, 2017

Bulgarian rapeseed: meager domestic trade, no sea exports for several weeks

Prices have reached its lowest point since beginning of year. Sales on green have frozen. Meager quantities are traded on the domestic market.
Apr 29, 2017

Exports of Organically products

The exports of organically products may grow threefold by 2020.
Mar 22, 2017

Bulgarian rapeseed: a strong year is left behind. Hopes are for even a better one

Prices of sales on green fluctuate around these of harvest 2016-17. A very strong export season left scanty quantities on the domestic market.
Dried Fruit
Feb 21, 2017

Iran's share in the production and export of barberry

Iran produces about 98% of world consumption.