Apple juice imports/stocks rose in October

The U.S. imported close to 22.0 million single-strength-equivalent gallons of apple juice in October, up notably from very low volumes imported during the first two months of the 2020/21 marketing year but down 4 percent from October 2019. A little over a third of [...]

AJC imports continued to rebound in May

The U.S. imported 51.03 million single-strength-equivalent (SSE) gallons of apple juice in May, up 11 percent from April and up 19 percent from a year ago. Imports of apple juice concentrate fell sharply in March to just 32.44 million SSE gallons as supply from [...]

Narrower spread between Chinese & European AJC

Spot pricing for apple juice concentrate out of Europe has declined about 3 percent this month from four weeks ago, with the low end of the range now below $7 per gallon and average pricing around $7.60. European AJC is very close to year-ago [...]

AJC stocks rose in August despite import slowdown

The U.S. imported just 21.6 million single-strength-equivalent gallons of apple juice in August, an extremely low volume for the month. The five-year average for August is 41.5 million SSE gallons. Imports in August 2018, at 49.3 million SSE gallons, were higher than average due [...]

AJC imports dropped sharply in June

Apple juice imports in June were just 27.4 million single-strength-equivalent (SSE) gallons, down almost a third from import volume during June 2018. Cumulative 2018/19 imports were 439.0 million SSE gallons, down 6 percent from Aug-Jun 2017/18. Since January, imports from European origins have supplied [...]

U.S. AJC imports rebounded in November

With import/export volumes being reported again, we now know that the U.S. imported over 5.5 million gallons of 70˚ Brix apple juice concentrate in November, up more than 15 percent from the small volumes imported in September and October but still below levels seen [...]

Higher apple juice concentrate pricing dents recent imports

The U.S. imported 40.4 million single-strength-equivalent gallons of apple juice in May, down 18 percent from May 2017. Average concentrate pricing spiked in May to over $7.00 per gallon, the highest level in two years. AJC pricing has been on the rise for most [...]