Almond shipments down month to month

Net U.S. almond shipments in December were about 256.9 million pounds, shelled and in-shell, down over 2 percent from November but up nearly 25 percent from December 2019. Exports of 196.1 million pounds were up 32 percent YOY and accounted for just over three-quarters [...]

Weak dollar helping boost commodity prices

This past week’s Fed meeting and comments from Chairman Powell hinted at continued low-interest rates and a dovish stance to help the economy regain its footing in the current COVID-19 environment. Historically low-interest rates have already made an impact on the economy via a [...]

Almond & walnut exports show strength YOY

According to the Position Report for November, domestic shipments of shelled and in-shell almonds were 60.7 million pounds, down 5 percent from last November. Export shipments, at 175.19 million pounds in November, rose 1 percent YOY. Net total shipments were 235.89 million pounds, down [...]

October almond & walnut exports rose YOY

According to the Position Report for October, domestic shipments of shelled and in-shell almonds were 62.55 million pounds, down a little over 8 percent from October 2018. U.S. almond export shipments, at 202.95 million pounds in October, rose over 13 percent YOY. Net total [...]

Record California almond production in the works

For the second year in a row, California almond growers are expected to set a production record. Currently, there are nearly 1.2 million bearing almond acres in California, with yield expected to be 2,140 pounds per acre. Together, these factors lead USDA to estimate [...]

Nutmeat exports doing all right despite trade tension

U.S. almond and walnut exports moved briskly during Q4 2018. Almond exports totaled 498.5 million pounds (shelled and in-shell basis), which was down less than 1 percent from Q4 2017’s record volume and was 26 percent higher than the five-year average for Q4. The [...]

Trade dispute hits walnut exports

Two months into the 2018/19 marketing year, walnut exports were down 22 percent from Sep-Oct 2017/18. Last season, the U.S. shipped 3.0 million pounds of in-shell nuts and 408,500 pounds of shelled nuts to China during Sep-Oct; this year, in-shell shipments to China were [...]

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