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Global Currency Changes

June 14, 2021

Once again, currency is playing a major role in the pricing of imported goods to the USA. Stronger currencies are


Written By
Nehla Murad
SENIOR VP



Orange Oil – International & Domestic

June 7, 2021

Fundecitrus’ first orange crop forecast was released on May 27th, indicating a total production of 294.17 million boxes for Brazil’s


Written By
Judy Tucci
VP PRODUCT MANAGEMENT & SOURCING



Lemongrass Production in India

May 11, 2021

Lemongrass is produced throughout the world, though the essential oil primarily comes from India and Guatemala. India produces the East


Written By
Maria-Paz Gonzalez
VP PRODUCT MANAGEMENT & SOURCING



Rosemary Oil Shortage

May 7, 2021

A native product of the Mediterranean region, rosemary is primarily grown in three nations: Tunisia, Morocco, and Spain. The main


Written By
Sean Farley



Ocean Freight Complications

March 26, 2021

Even though we’re only a few months into the year, 2021 has already presented several challenges regarding international shipping and


Written By
Sean Farley



Davana & Intense Rainfall

March 19, 2021

The Davana plant (Artemisia pallens) primarily grows in the southern regions of India. Davana is what is known as a


Written By
Maria-Paz Gonzalez
VP PRODUCT MANAGEMENT & SOURCING



The February Freeze

March 15, 2021

Near the end of last February, the Southern US and Northern Mexico were struck by a sudden influx of extreme


Written By
Judy Tucci
VP PRODUCT MANAGEMENT & SOURCING



Volcanic Eruption in Guatemala

March 5, 2021

The Pacaya volcano in Guatemala erupted on Wednesday, firing hot ash and lava into the surrounding area for multiple hours.


Written By
Maria-Paz Gonzalez
VP PRODUCT MANAGEMENT & SOURCING



Chemical Industry in China, India, & the USA

February 25, 2021

Since the ending of New Years, the Chinese market has been slightly turbulent. Currency within the region has stabilized but


Written By
Nehla Murad
SENIOR VP



European Lemon Production

February 16, 2021

The European Union’s Lemon Production in 2020-21 is forecast to increase by almost 11% from last season, raising it to


Written By
Judy Tucci
VP PRODUCT MANAGEMENT & SOURCING



Berje’s 2021 Flavor Trend Report

February 8, 2021

Berje’s 2021 Flavor Trend Report is now available! Check out some of the fastest growing trends within the flavor industry,


Written By
Sean Farley



Basil Oil Supply Shortages

January 29, 2021

The Basil harvesting season was especially short this year due to a combination of lockdown effects, COVID-19 complications, and a


Written By
Sean Farley



Pimento Production Update

January 25, 2021

Pimento products continue to face challenges throughout the Caribbean, as Jamaica faced a strenuous summer production period due to severe


Written By
Sean Farley



International Freight Update

January 20, 2021

As we approach Chinese New Year, international freight continues to have multiple ongoing issues, causing delays within almost every region.


Written By
Sean Farley



Global Citrus Update

January 18, 2021

Many citrus-producing regions around the world have started their harvests, with numbers pouring in from every direction. In Argentina, the


Written By
Sean Farley



Orange Production

January 12, 2021

Mexico Crop figures estimate that Mexico’s upcoming orange crop will be about 4 million tons, which represents an average/good year.


Written By
Sean Farley



Shipping Update China

January 7, 2021

Freight costs have been rising at accelerated rates around the world, especially for vessels shipping out of China. The complications


Written By
Sean Farley




Supply Chain Market Update

October 28, 2020

International Supply Chain China suffered a loss of 40% in exports during February 2020 but has since recovered that loss


Written By
Sean Farley



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Citrus – South Africa

February 28, 2020

Harvest season for this part of the world usually starts end of April/beg. May 2020. There is uncertainty on the


Written By
Judy Tucci
VP PRODUCT MANAGEMENT & SOURCING