Tag: almond crop

ABC Position Report Matches Expectations

The 2014 crop will be harvested earlier than any crop in recent memory.  Already, in August, 40% more volume was received than in 2013. The 2014 Nonpareil crop will be significantly less than the NASS Objective Estimate.  Statewide, the crop is down 15% or more. To put the 2014...

Blue Diamond Almond Market Update

Strong shipments for the California Almond Industry continued into the month of June. Yesterday’s release of the Industry Position Report showed a record shipment for June. Net shipments of 152.8 million lbs. were 11.3% larger than last June. YTD shipments through June total 1,804.9 million pounds, pushing up the...

2014 California Almond Crop Update – May 27, 2014

This report covers conditions and observations made between Monday, April 28 and Sunday, May 25, 2014. The next report is scheduled for Monday, June 30, 2014. However, in the event of any significant occurrences prior to that date, this site will be updated as soon as possible. Daily maximum...

Almond Market Update – May 13, 2014

May 13, 2014 The April California Almond Industry Position Report was released Friday May 9. Shipments for April increased 6% over prior year to 137 million lbs. YTD total shipments increased to 1,508 million lbs., up 4% and growing from the previous year. The 2013 crop remains at just...

2014 California Almond Market Forecast

Today NASS reported the Subjective Estimate for the 2014 crop is 1.95 billion pounds.  This is 2.5% below last year’s production of 2.0 billion pounds. Last year’s estimate was within 1% of the actual 2013 crop.  On average, the Subjective Estimate over the last five years has been within...

Almond Insights – 2014 Almond Crop Update

This report covers conditions and observations made between Monday, March 31 and Sunday, April 27, 2014. The next report is scheduled for Monday, May 26, 2014. However, in the event of any significant occurrences prior to that date, this site will be updated as soon as possible. Generally good...

Blue Diamond Almonds – Industry Update – April, 2014

The March California Almond Industry Position Report was released yesterday. Shipments for March were 151.3 million lbs, up 8% from the prior year. YTD total shipments increased to 1,370.6 million lbs, up 4% from the prior year. The 2013 crop edged over 2.0 billion as expected.  Inventory at the...