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Almonds: US exports up by a third

August 17, 2021 10:27 AM, Der AUDITOR
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MADRID/SACRAMENTO. The US almond season 2020/2021 closed with high export figures, reduced cultivation forecasts and rising prices. Spanish market players are adjusting their prices.

Spain and Germany are important customers

The US almond season closed with an export volume of 948,029 mt of shelled and unshelled almonds, up about 30% from the 2019/2020 season. Domestic demand was 366,539 mt, up only 4% from last year. This means that a total of 1.315 million mt of almonds were delivered domestically and overseas. Foreign demand was also very high in the last month of the season, especially from the European and Asian regions. Germany and Spain, the two largest importers of almonds in Europe, imported 8,684 mt (+59 yoy) and 11,681 mt (+

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