In addition to the type of packaging (bag, carton, bucket, canister, etc.), offers are specified with delivery units, the scope of which is defined by the seller.
Product and Packaging
Both the minimum purchase quantity and the availability are displayed in delivery units and are also defined by the seller.
A delivery unit can be, for example, an outer carton with 8 canisters suitable for postal dispatch or a Euro pallet with 25 bags.
If the seller specifies a minimum purchase quantity of 4 delivery units, this corresponds in the example of the canisters to four cartons of 8 canisters each. In the case of palletised bags, this would be four pallets of 25 bags each.
FRANKFURT/BRUSSELS. Market players in Europe are highly excited about recent price developments in New Zealand. Although the run-on supermarkets failed to drive up turnovers in line with expectations, butter is a noted exception in the EU. Global production estimates are highly encouraging for 2020.
CHRUDIM. Farmers and traders in the Czech Republic still have so many unsold blue poppy seeds that there have been noticeable price reductions - a circumstance that is extremely unusual at the end of the year.
TEHRAN. The gradual reopening of markets and attractive prices accelerated Iran’s pistachio exports in April till August. Recently issued production estimates also highly encouraging for this year. Prices have, however, fluctuated widely in recent weeks.
MADRID/SACRAMENTO. US almond traders report highly encouraging shipments to Europe. Consumer demand within Europe is, however, largely subdued. Issue are the restrictions in place to curb the spread of the coronavirus.
MANISA. With daily Covid-19 infections ranging at 30,000 Turkey has been forced to react swiftly. After a last-minute cabinet meeting President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan imposed a general curfew, which starts on Tuesday. Raisin and sultana exporters are, however, extremely busy in meeting their orders in the run up to Christmas.