Ocean Freight Complications

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Ocean Freight Complications

April 9, 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

April 9, 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

April 9, 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

April 9, 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

March 26, 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 PHd
SENIOR VP



European Lemon Production

March 15, 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

March 26, 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

March 5, 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

February 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 26, 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

February 8, 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 29, 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 29, 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

January 7, 2021

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


Written By
Sean Farley



citrus

Citrus – South Africa

August 14, 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



China Update

China Update

February 19, 2020

Berje’s sincere thoughts are with all those who continue to be impacted by the Coronavirus in China. Many production sites


Written By
Berjé Purchasing
Purchasing Dept.



Brazil Citrus crop season update

Brazil Citrus crop season update

February 6, 2020

Brazil’s citrus prices are currently firm and will continue this trend once the forecast for the coming season 2020-2021 is


Written By
Judy Tucci
VP PRODUCT MANAGEMENT & SOURCING



Israel Citrus crop update for 2020

Israel Citrus crop update for 2020

February 14, 2020

Estimates for 2020 crop season from Israel is average with the following estimated volumes for oils: · Easy Peel oil


Written By
Judy Tucci
VP PRODUCT MANAGEMENT & SOURCING



Chinese New Year Holiday extension

Chinese New Year Holiday extension

January 29, 2020

Due to Corona Virus, Chinese New Year has been extended thru February 9th.


Written By
Judy Tucci
VP PRODUCT MANAGEMENT & SOURCING