orange juice

The impact of citrus greening disease has reduced the sweetness of oranges in the US in recent months, leading processors to increase volumes for manufacturing, causing a spike in prices and demand.

Tight supply is keeping European pulp prices high, as inventories fell 9% from April to May.

The recovery of coconut production in Southeast Asia has weighed down on the prices of coconut oil in Europe.

A smaller apple crop available for processing from Poland as a hangover from last year’s frost damage has resulted in prices rising.

Total availability of UK oats for 2017/18 is estimated at 6% higher than the previous season. The final production is forecast to increase 7% y-o-y, with the abundant supplies driving prices down.

Key Monthly RisesPrice in GBP per tonnem-o-m %y-o-y %
Frozen conc orange juice (ICE) (US) 2678 19.00% 11.00%
Cocoa beans (London ICE) (UK) 1966.3 8.60% 28.20%
Coffee - Arabica (ICE NY) (US) 1995 7.00% -13.70%
Barley - Malting (FR) 165.3 6.90% 5.80%
Pulp (EU) 864.24 5.60% 30.80%
Key Monthly Falls Price in GBP per tonne m-o-m % y-o-y %
Polystyrene (EU) 1672 -8.20% 1.50%
Tea (LK) 2818 -4.70% -16.00%
Coconut Oil (EU) 783 -2.50% -35.30%
Apple Juice Concentrate (EU) 1525.2 -1.20% 89.40%
Oats (UK) 126.6 -0.40% -13.90%