Almonds: global crop to be 8% lower than last year

November 2, 2021 at 4:45 PM , Der AUDITOR
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MADRID/SACRAMENTO. Due to unfavourable weather conditions in the main growing regions of Spain and in California, a lower crop result has been discussed for some time. In the meantime, the USDA has also published its estimates for global almond production in 2021/2022.

Australia to achieve record crop

So far, the focus of the US experts has been on the domestic market. A total of 1.616 million mt of shelled almonds are expected to be harvested in the current season, which would be a difference of -8.2% compared to last year. The US crop is expected to decline to 1.27 million mt, and experts are forecasting a result of 123.45 mt for the EU. Spain accounts for at least two-thirds of this, depending on the source. Part of the deficit should at least be compensated by the record crop forecast for Australia. Australian a

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