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We help bridging the needs of our partners by closely monitoring global market developments, offering expertise that eliminates risks, and delivering a choice selection from approved sources. Our traders constantly update their knowledge through daily contact with major spice growers and suppliers across the globe. Experts who speak the local language are frequently on the spot in spice producing areas. As a result, they are always aware of current market conditions and ready to supply our customers with crucial information at any time.

Stay up-to-date on market developments with these market reports prepared by our market experts.

 

6 May 2022

CatZinfo – Dried Fruits & Walnuts

“Ironic” is maybe not the correct word in relation to the expression “business as usual” while a war is going on in Europe. However it is the reality, as there are not yet signs of a possible cease fire or peace talks, the world goes on and so do we in our business. Of course […]

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8 April 2022

CatZinfo – dried fruits & walnuts

It is a disappointing conclusion, but the war, while it goes on in Ukraine, is gradually becoming part of daily life, surpassing the human tragedy, especially for the innocent civilians in Ukraine. Let us hope the responsible people will see swiftly they made a precious and dramatic mistake, so many lives on both sides may […]

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18 March 2022

CatZinfo – Dried fruits and walnuts

Unfortunately there seems to be no shortcut to a peaceful solution in Ukraine, though anyhow much harm has been caused already. The human tragedy is enormous and it looks the scars will anyhow exist for the coming years. Looking at the trading these days, we notice a careful approach of most buyers. The restrictions to […]

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25 February 2022

CatZinfo dried fruits & nuts

The dramatic developments in Ukraine will certainly have influence in our field of business. Of course the human tragedy is by far more important, but from a professional point of view, we must have an eye on the consequences. First of all the dollar firmed somewhat, but not as much as was expected. On a […]

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4 February 2022

CatZinfo – dried fruits & nuts

The first harvests of the Southern Hemisphere have started. So far so good with normal weather circumstances, as well as the normal and occasional and local shower which by some has been promoted to a small thunderstorm jeopardizing the upcoming crop. The usual tactics upfront with sellers very careful about what still can happen – […]

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14 January 2022

CATZINFO – DRIED FRUITS & WALNUTS

In our first issue of the year we wish you a prosperous and most of all a healthy 2022. The year started with some of the same issues as we ended last year: COVID-19, logistic constraints, volatile markets and currencies. An almost full lockdown in our country will hopefully end this weekend, but certain restrictions […]

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21 December 2021

CATZINFO – DRIED FRUITS & WALNUTS

In our last issue of the CatZinfo we cannot but look back to a ‘roller coaster’ year. In the spring we were still hopeful as COIVID-19 figures came down, but meanwhile we end the year in lockdown and other restrictions for our daily live. Though the pandemic was (and still is) the main issue  we […]

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26 November 2021

CatZinfo

It is almost all about logistics (if not COVID)! The delays in shipments do not exclude any origin in a time new crops must arrive in time. Not only for the crucial holiday period, but also to fill the pipeline of many empty markets. The arrogance of the shipping lines however makes it hard to […]

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5 November 2021

CATZINFO – DRIED FRUITS & WALNUTS

The trade in dried fruits and nuts is preparing for the last 2 months of the year, traditionally with a high consumption. The major issue will be the availability of product, as for some commodities the market is almost empty and logistical disruption may not bring relief in time. This situation brings a lot of […]

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15 October 2021

CatZinfo – Dried Fruits

General With the majority of the crops on the Northern Hemisphere being harvested or close to be finalized, the final quantities will not bring any surprises. With a few exceptions most crops are smaller, so this being one of the reasons we see in our scope of products – but also in general for food […]

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