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Horticulture Update August 2017

Horticulture Update August 2017

Categories: Commodities, General

Ag Answers has released the August Horticulture Update with increases recorded across the board for the June quarter.

  • The Vegetable Price Index was up just over 11%
  • Domestic apple consumption has increased by 17% since 2014.
  • The total value of nut exports grew by 14% during January to May 2017.

With the exception of avocados, raspberries, watermelon and bananas, the price table shows some decreases since this time last year.

Broccoli is a shining light for both domestic and export demand, leading to positive outlook for price.

Launched by Ag Answers, the update provides producers and industry with a concise update on horticultural production, seasonal conditions, prices and demand in Australia and the global market.

View the report (PDF, 600kb)

Source: Rural Bank


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