US Pecan Sheller’s get Much Needed Pecan Stocks

US Pecan Sheller’s get Much Needed Pecan Stocks

The United States Pecan shelling industry has been in a state of constant expansion over the last decade, in an attempt to keep pace with growing demand around the world for the highly coveted pecan. Both in-shell and shelled pecan exports have continued to grow at break neck pace.

China Pecan Inventories Very Low

China Pecan Inventories Very Low

Every year the Chinese people celebrate the coming of the new year with an annual Spring Festival that rivals any in the world. A large portion of businesses shut down and take leave to enjoy the activates of the New Year celebration. This year marks the year of the Dog, and the Chinese New Year activities begin on February 16, 2018 (China Standard Time) and will last around 15 days.

How Tropical Storm Irma could affect pecan prices

How Tropical Storm Irma could affect pecan prices

Tropical Storm Irma hit the South Georgia area on Monday September 11, 2017. The hurricane was downgraded to a tropical storm before making landfall in South Georgia; the predicted 100 + mile an hour wind only reached 40-60 mile an hour wind, but with the Georgia pecan crop only weeks from maturity, the crop is at one of its most vulnerable states when it comes to high winds.

Chinese Roasters Prepare for Pecan Buying Season

Chinese Roasters Prepare for Pecan Buying Season

As in-shell pecan inventories dwindle in China, many of the nut roasters eagerly await the U.S. Pecan Harvest season in order to begin buying for the big push before the Chinese New Year celebrations......

2017 Mexico Pecan Production

2017 Mexico Pecan Production

What affects will Mexico’s pecan production, or lack thereof, have on the price of pecans in the global pecan market; with harvest, just around the corner many producers and buyers alike are seeking to answer these questions and more……

South Africa sold out as buyer's prepare for USA Harvest

South Africa sold out as buyer's prepare for USA Harvest

As the South African pecan harvest is all but sold out pecan buyers are hoping for a good crop from the US Pecan Growers to fill the ever-rising demand from Asian and European export markets, as well as the recent growth in the domestic (US) pecan market.  

Will prices fall after Chinese new year ?

Will prices fall after Chinese new year ?

With the Chinese New Year "cut off date" fast approaching this year, we have seen a slight uptick in the price of export quality pecans over the last month and a half; but many are concerned that the price will fall once the "early cut off date" has passed.