Blue Diamond Market Update – July 12th 2018

Bill Morecraft
Senior Vice President

 

As the Almond Board fiscal year enters its final month, Year-To-Date shipments are 2,107 million lbs. Shipments exceed last year by 161 million lbs and 9%, having already eclipsed the final 2016 crop shipments of 2,100 million lbs with one month remaining.

New 2018 crop commitments for the month of June were 76 million lbs (similar to June new crop commitments in 2017). 2018 Year-To-Date new crop commitments are now 55% of last year, after being only 40% of prior year at the end of May…[Read More]