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Julian Gale

Deputy Editor

Julian has been a specialist commodities reporter with Informa since 2001, covering many of the key agricultural commodities. He currently reports on the global dried fruit and nut, spices and exotics market sectors for IEG Vu.

Major broadcasters, including the BBC, have called on him a number of times to provide expert comment on the markets in radio interviews.

He has extensive experience in business journalism, having previously worked for trade magazine publisher and exhibitions organiser Miller Freeman. He is a BA Honours graduate in Radio, Film and Television.
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Global demand for macadamia nuts has risen to new peaks over the last 12 months, the Australian Macadamia Society (AMS) reported in its September 12 newsletter.

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US peanut crop in good condition

This is despite adverse weather in some areas, including that resulting from Hurricane Dorian, the latest USDA update showed.

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US almond prices continued to decline over the last month

This is the assessment of US company Primex International Trading Corporation, which noted in its August 31 market report that spot prices for NPX 23-25 are USD3.15 per lb fas.

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Bolney Wine Estate poised for major boost in production

Bolney Wine Estate, a leading producer of English wines, officially opened its new, state-of-the-art winery this week.  

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Mixed pricing on Turkish dried apricots

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