Tuna Market Update

The Skipjack tuna raw material pricing in Bangkok had gone down for the first time this year from $1500/ton to $1400/ton, but has now rebounded to $1450/ton, the lowering in price not enough to make any significant impact on the market. The FAD* ban now goes into...

Pineapple Market Update

Recommendation: If you need pineapple, or will need before the end of the year, buy now. Thailand: The situation in Thailand is quickly getting worse: Raw material prices have come up very close to last year’s high peak, with the realization that this year there will...

Thai Pineapple Crisis

Please note that most Thai canned pineapple packers have stopped offering because of the very poor supply of raw materials, this due to the fact that the extreme heat and drought have diminished the fruit supply. Some can offer some stocks already packed, but these...