As the western pecan harvest draws near completion in the US the eastern pecan growers are busy planting new orchards, and moving trees to new land in an effort to help put a dent in the ever-increasing demand for pecans around the globe.
2018 will be another big year for pecan tree plantings in the southern US, pecan tree nurseries reporting this is as the biggest since last year and they increased crop size yet again, but will the current rate of plantings be enough…
The American Pecan Industry will be holding multiple conferences across the country in the next 8 weeks and encourages all industry participants to join them for educational seminars, board meetings and networking.
The pecan meat markets opened stronger today on higher volume. As the first quarter of the 2018 pecan season continues on, many pecan industry professionals believe pecan meat prices will continue to rise into the second quarter.
We all know China is a big purchaser of pecans, or more simply put China is a big purchaser. This is of course due to the large population, if even a small amount of the population favors a particular product it can have a large impact on demand.
As the 2017-2018 pecan harvest season winds, down in the US and Mexico most growers have completed harvest and many have completed cleaning and sorting; but the pecan meat market is getting into full swing.
While pecan growers finish with harvest, the pecan meat market continues upward movement as buyers continue to compete for the limited supply. The last month has been hectic for North American Pecan Sheller’s scrambling to purchase in-shell pecan crop but some growers have decided not to sell…