Market Reports

Market Report August 2018/02

If anything the market in Turkey is now paralysed after a long weekend of currency turmoil. Even though material is now dry and ready to go to the crackers, nobody wants to sell it...

Market Report August 2018/01

The Almond Board of California released their final shipment report for the season on Friday evening showing July shipments of ....

Market Report July 2018/03

It would seem that the main crops from Turkey, Italy and Georgia are proceeding well towards harvest, with many of the price sensitive concerns (but not all) now...

Market Report July 2018/02

The Almond Board of California released their June 2018 Almond Industry Position Report last Thursday evening, confirming shipments of ...

Market Report July 2018/01

Yesterday evening (Thursday 5th July at 9:0pm CET) NASS (National Agricultural Statistics Services) announced their 2018 Objective Almond Crop estimate of...

Market Report June 2018/02

Moll Marzipan have been working with the the National German Association for the Confectionary Industry to ensure the proposed duties imposed by the European Union on various US products do not include almonds...

Market Report June 2018/01

The Almond Board of California released their May 2018 Almond Industry Position Report on Monday evening 11th June, with shipments of ...

Market Report May 2018/04

We have seen very few changes to almond prices in dollar terms since our last report. Unfortunately we have seen a significant...

Market Report May 2018/03

The current figures have come as a slight surprise to people in two ways. Firstly the crop estimate for Turkey at 640,000 tonnes in shell, is a little larger than...

Market Report May 2018/02

We have seen some significant reports during the last 3 weeks, all of which have proved bullish, and as a result almond prices have increased. The bullish reports started with...

Market Report May 2018/01

On Wednesday 25th April the National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) released their Almond Acreage Report, confirming the 2017 total acreage of ...

Market Report April 2018/02

On Friday we reported on the March Position Report, with shipments of 193.9 million lbs, an 8.9% ...

Market Report April 2018/01

The Almond Board of California released their March 2018 Almond Industry Position Report yesterday evening 12th April, with shipments of...

Market Report March 2018/02

The Almond Board of California released their February 2018 Almond Industry Position Report Friday evening 9th March, with shipments of...

Market Report March 2018/01

As we reach the half way point in the season, and enter the most dangerous time in the development of the 2018 crop, it is possibly a good time to look back over the season so far, and forward to the season to come...

Market Report February 2018/01

The Almond Board of California released their January 2018 Almond Industry Position Report Friday evening 9th February, with shipments of...

Market Report January 2018/01

The Almond Board of California released their December 2017 Almond Industry Position Report on Thursday evening 11th January, with shipments of...

Market Report December 2017/03

The Almond Board of California released their November 2017 Position Report on Tuesday evening 12th December and announced remarkable shipments of..

Market Report December 2017/02

Many of the scenarios discussed in previous reports have now already played through. The Turkish crop proved to be large; how large remains to be seen..

Market Report December 2017/01.

Almond Position Report Release Schedule – 2017/18..

Market Report November 2017/02

Two weeks ago we reported that California had shipped 246 million lbs during the month of October, the largest amount ever despatched in one month in the history of the almond industry. Within minutes of the announcement...

Market Report November 2017/01

The Almond Board of California issued their latest Position Report on Friday 10th November. As we expected shipments in October were 246.5 million lbs, a 4.6% increase over last year’s 235.6 million lbs.

It’s remarkable California managed...

Market Report October 2017/02

The Almond Board of California released their September 2017 Position Report on Wednesday evening 11th October confirming shipments of 190.58 million lbs; although this was a strong number, being the 2nd largest amount ever shipped in September, the figure was....

Market Report October 2017/01

There is a growing consensus that the three largest 2017 hazelnut crops are about 700,000 tonnes in Turkey, 90,000 tonnes in Italy, and 70,000 tonnes in Georgia on an in-shell basis. As usual the reality of the crop size is ultimately less important than the...

Market Report August 2017/02

On Thursday 10th August the Almond Board of California released their final report from the 2016/17 season. July shipments hit another record of 154 million lbs. Although we have been predicting record shipments for some time, the market has reacted to the reality with…

Market Report August 2017/01

Turkey appears to be on track for a 2017 crop of 760,000 tonnes, according to the Turkish Exporters Union. Even if Italy is disappointing...

Market Report July 2017/01

On Thursday 6th July NASS (National Agricultural Statistics Services) announced their 2017 Objective Almond Crop estimate. This estimate is 2.3%...

Market Report June 2017/01

On Friday evening 9th June the Almond Board of California released their May 2017 Almond Position Report with a 4.1% decline compared to...

Market Report May 2017/02

The Almond Board of California released their April 2017 Position Report on Thursday evening 11th May confirming shipments of 152 million lbs, a decline ...

Market Report May 2017/01

The National Agricultural Statistics Services [NASS] released their 2017 Almond Crop Subjective estimate yesterday evening, with a 2017 crop figure of 2.20 billion lbs. If correct, this would result in an average yield of ...

Market Report April 2017/01

We have seen some significant reports during the last 3 weeks, a combination of bullish and bearish news. As the almond market is relatively quiet, the bearish news has had the greater influence and driven prices to...

Market Report February 2017/02

Heavy rainfall and storms have hit the Californian valley, most Almond Packers and Growers have withdrawn from the market. Almond prices have increased since our recent report last week up to..

Market Report February 2017/01

On Thursday 9th February the Almond Board of California released their January 2017 Almond Position Report confirming shipments of 165.8 million lbs, a remarkable...

Market Report January 2017/01

On Wednesday 11th January the Almond Board of California released their December 2016 Almond Position Report confirming shipments of 156 million lbs, a 15% increase over last year's 135 million lbs. Compared to last year: December shipments...

Market Report December 2016/01

On Tuesday 6th December the long awaited news on mapping analysis with updated acreage numbers was announced. The data indicates that the Californian Almond acreage is between 5-9%...

Market Report November 2016/03

Despite California shipping the largest amount in the history of the almond industry during October [shipments were 235.5 million lbs, 45% above the previous year], almond prices have...

Market Report November 2016/02

The Almond Board of California released their October 2016 Almond Industry Position Report on Tuesday evening 8th November, with shipments of...

Market Report November 2016/01

The Almond Board will release their October 2016 Position Report on Tuesday afternoon 8th November, 3 days earlier than originally planned. Californian shipments for October‎ are likely to achieve 220 million lbs, although we should not be too surprised if...

Market Report October 2016/02

We previously advised that almond shipments during September reached a remarkable 201.6 million lbs, which was a 41% increase over last year's 142.9 million lbs. The previous all time record for September was 177 million lbs in 2013, and whilst many of us expected a new record, we did not expect such a large shipment figure. We have now seen record shipments in...

Market Report October 2016/01

The Almond Board released their September 2016 Position Report on Tuesday evening 11th October. Californian shipments for the month‎ were 201.5 million lbs, a 41% increase over last year's 142.9 m.lbs. Many including us were expecting a record shipment figure, no-one could have predicted such a large increase. After only 2 months of the season shipments are...

Market Report September 2016/01

Facts/Market Data:
The Almond Board of California released their August 2016 Almond Industry Position Report on Friday evening 9th September, with shipments of 170 million lbs...

Market Report August 2016/01

The Almond Board of California released their July 2016 Almond Industry Position Report on Thursday evening 11th August with shipments ...

Market Report July 2016/02

Facts/Market Data:
The Almond Board of California released their June 2016 Almond Industry Position Report on Tuesday evening 12th June with shipments of 174.01 million lbs, a 15.4% increase over last year’s...

Market Report July 2016/01

Facts and Market Data:
On Wednesday evening 6th July NASS [The National Agriculture Statistic Services] announced their 2016 Californian Objective Crop Estimate of 2.05 billion lbs. This shows a 2.5% increase...

Market Report June 2016/01

The Almond Board of California released their May 2016 Almond Industry Position Report on Friday evening 10th June with shipments of 178.07 million lbs...

Market Report May 2016/01



Facts/Market Data:
We have seen some significant reports during the last 3 weeks, all of which have proved bullish, and as a result almond prices have increased.

The bullish reports started with a surprising ...

Market Report April 2016/01

The Almond Board of California released their March Almond Position Report on Tuesday evening 12th April, with shipments of 161 million lbs...

Market Report March 2016/01

On Friday evening 11th March, the Almond Board of California released their February Almond Position Report, with shipments of 155 million lbs...

Market Report February 2016/01

On Thursday evening 11th February, the Almond Board of California released their January Almond Industry Position Report...

Market Report January 2016/01

On Tuesday evening 12th January, the Almond Board of California released their December 2015 Almond Industry Position Report confirming shipments ...

Market Report December 2015/01

On Wednesday evening 9th December, the Almond Board of California released their November 2015 Almond Industry Position Report confirming shipments ...

Market Report November 2015/01

On Wednesday evening 11th November the Almond Board of California released their October 2015 Almond Industry Position Report...

Market Report October 2015/01

On Friday evening 9th October the Almond Board of California released their September 2015 Almond Industry Position Report...

Market Report September 2015

On Friday evening 11th September the Almond Board of California released their August 2015 Almond Industry Position Report...

Market Report August 2015/01

The Almond Board of California released their final monthly shipping report for the 2014/15 season on Wednesday evening 12th August...

Market Report July 2015/01

On Wednesday evening 1st July NASS [The National Agriculture Statistic Services] announced their 2015 Californian Objective Crop Estimate of 1.80 billion lbs...

Market Report June 2015/01

The Almond Board of California released their May 2015 Almond Industry Position Report Thursday evening 11th June with shipments of 139.6 million lbs...

Market Report May 2015/01

The Californian Agricultural Statistics Services [CASS] released their 2015 Almond Crop Subjective estimate on the 6th May, with a figure 1.85 billion lbs...

Market Report April 2015/02

On the 29th April the National Agricultural Statistics Service [NASS] released their updated data on the Californian acreage...

Market Report April 2015/01

The Almond Board of California released their March 2015 Almond Industry Position Report Friday evening 10th April with shipments of 190.1 million lbs...

Market Report March 2015/01

The Almond Board of California released their February 2015 Almond Industry Position Report Wednesday evening 11th March with shipments of 139.98 million lbs...

Market Report February 2015/02

Despite the decline in January shipments [report issued last week], almond prices are unchanged. Most reports from California suggested that January shipments were...

Market Report February 2015/01

The Almond Board of California released their January 2015 Almond Industry Position Report on Wednesday evening 11th February...

Market Report January 2015/01

The Almond Board of California released their December 2014 Almond Industry Position Report on Friday evening 9th January with shipments of..

Market Report December 2014/01

The Almond Board of California released their November 2014 Almond Industry Position Report on Tuesday evening 9th December...

Market Report November 2014/01

The Almond Board of California released their October 2014 Almond Industry Position Report on Tuesday evening 11th November, confirming shipments during the month...

Market Report October 2014/01

The Almond Board of California released their September 2014 Almond Industry Position Report on Thursday evening 9th October...

Market Report September 2014/01

The Almond Board of California released their August 2014 Almond Industry Position Report on Thursday evening 11th September...

Market Report August 2014/01

The Almond Board of California released their July 2014 Almond Industry Position Report on Tuesday evening 12th August, confirming shipments during the month of...

Market Report July 2014/02

The Almond Board of California released their June 2014 Almond Industry Position Report on Thursday evening 10th July, confirming shipments during the month of ...

Market Report July 2014/01

On Monday evening 30th June NASS [The National Agriculture Statistic Services] announced their 2014 Californian Objective crop estimate at 2.10 billion lbs...

Market Report June 2014/02

The Almond Board of California released their May 2014 Almond Industry Position Report on Wednesday evening 11th June...

Market Report June 2014/01

Almond prices have increased significantly since the Subjective Crop Estimate was issued on the 1st May...