Spain confirms uptick in production
Agricultural media in Spain report that in shell production for 2020 has been officially confirmed at 352,744 mt, which is a nominal rise over the 340,421 mt produced in 2019. Production of other nuts has, by contrast, declined in Spain. Hazelnut production is 58% down, chestnut production 37% and walnut production 19%.
Prompted by good supplies and sharp rises in yields in California US almonds are trading in a firm range with nominal fluctuations. Natural conventional Valencia almonds, 12/14 mm, are trading in a range of