U.S.’s January OJ imports up 23 percent YOY

The U.S. imported 56.5 million single-strength-equivalent (SSE) gallons of OJ in January, 30 percent as NFC juice. Brazil provided just over half of all OJ imports and 80 percent of NFC. Mexico was the source of nearly all the remaining orange juice volume, including almost two-thirds of U.S. FCOJ imports.

Import data confirm that Brazil is trending toward more NFC exports to the U.S. at the expense of frozen concentrate. Although monthly NFC and FCOJ exports volumes recovered in 2017/18 after Brazil’s own production problems in 2015 and 2016, this season we have seen a marked increase in Brazilian NFC shipments.

U.S. FCOJ imports by season


Source: FDOC
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