2021 has been a year of extremes so far, particularly for the onion market. In the UK in particular, large swings in weather conditions have created a complicated growing season, whilst in the Netherlands, production is up 11% but sales … Continue reading Agricultural commodity market: Overview global onion market
Onion market in Eastern Europe is in a serious turmoil – EastFruit has recently published several important materials on onion and problems producer face. At the same time, Uzbekistan and other Central Asian countries have already started harvesting early onions. High interest in … Continue reading Onion market analysis of the EU, Central Asia, the Caucasus and Eastern Europe
Sub-Saharan Africa is one of the most undervalued sales markets in the world. This opinion was expressed by Artem Gudkov, co-founder of Global Ukrainian Distribution, Investment and Trading Company Limited (GUDIT), in an exclusive interview with EastFruit about the specifics … Continue reading Is it possible to export onions and potatoes from Ukraine to Africa?
Dwars-in-die-Weg, near Matjiesfontein in the Karoo, has suffered five consecutive years of drought, receiving less than 60mm of its 170mm annual average rain over the past three years. Climatic conditions appear to have normalised this year, but PF Theron, who … Continue reading Climate Change: Onions to the rescue of a sheep farmer
Last Thursday, the Onion Producers and Marketers Association of Nigeria (OPMAN) inaugurated onion exports through Sokoto state Illela land border. Abdulrahameed Ma’aji, the Area Controller of Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), in charge of Sokoto and Zamfara states, has urged producers … Continue reading Nigeria: Onion producers start exports to West African countries
A market survey by Premium Times Centre for Investigative Journalism (PTCIJ) shows that a full bag of onions that sold for N70, 000 now sells for N15, 000. Prices of key food items, including onions, tomatoes and pepper, have fallen … Continue reading Food prices fall but farmers union says poor storage risks hike
The global onion market is stable at the moment. Last year’s harvest was good in Europe and North America, but disappointing in India and China. This resulted in a new export ban on Indian onions until January 1 and on … Continue reading Agric commodity market: Overview of global onion market
After weeks with a gigantic onion export, the demand for Dutch onions is currently a lot calmer. “The contrast is huge, we are really going from full throttle to almost nothing and that is a bit disappointing,” observes Mike de … Continue reading Agricultural commodity market: Onion trade from full pelt to quiet spell