Pistachios: mismatch in US production estimates

November 18, 2020 11:12 AM, Der AUDITOR
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SACRAMENTO. The recently issued INC production estimates do not match arrivals in the US. In addition, US exports range 4% lower than last year.

Sharp rise in production in Turkey

The International Nut and Dried Fruit Council estimates global production at 989,800 mt, a 52% rise over last year. On year production has quadrupled in Turkey to more than 300,000 mt. Although the nuts here are smaller, the quality and taste are said to be very good.

However, it should also be noted that INC production estimates are in mismatch to arrivals in the US. Although US production was recently estimated at 544,000 mt, the INC only estimates production at 469,000 mt. The Administrative Committee for P

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