Almond Market Update April 12th, 2018

Bill Morecraft
Senior Vice President

Shipments on the March ABC Position Report landed ahead of industry expectations totaling 193.9 million lbs, 9% ahead of prior year.  Year to date 2017 crop year shipments are now 169 million lbs, and 12%, ahead of last year.  Domestic shipments posted a 12.5% increase over last March and are now up 6.5% YTD.  Total export shipments were up 7% on the month and now total 14% growth on prior year.  Most geographic regions remained steady with Europe posting the most significant growth, 17%+ over prior year…[READ MORE]