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Andrew Ciclitira

Andrew Ciclitira writes for IEG Vu on the dried fruits markets. He is the the Managing Director of Demos Ciclitira, one of the leading UK importers and distributors of dried fruits.

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Demand for dried fruit rises as buyers bring orders forward

Turkish dried vine fruit prices have continued to drift downwards following a period of reduced demand from the start of the year. Exports are down by over 9% year on year between September 1 2019 and February 29 2020. 

Dried Fruit & Nuts Turkey

UK importers report steady demand for dried vine fruits despite uncertainty caused by coronavirus

The period directly after the New Year can be a quieter time for the UK dried fruit industry.

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South Africa continues to predict bumper dried vine fruits crop

A recent report detailing imports of dried grapes into the EU stated that total volume of imports in 2018 stood at 391,000 tonnes, worth USD791 million.

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Dried fruit buyers welcome expected increase in global supply

Today, January 31, the UK leaves the EU. The UK dried fruit industry looks forward to the future. It is certainly good news that the long period of uncertainty has passed but the transition period is only for one year.

Dried Vine Fruit Demand

Brexit means opportunity for extra-European dried fruit suppliers

The past year has seen good crops of dried fruits from both northern and southern hemisphere producing countries. Most UK dried fruit imports are currants, sultanas and raisins.

International Dried Fruit & Nuts

UK remains top buyer of Turkish sultanas and raisins

As the year draws to a close, buyers are beginning to look 

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