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In this episode, Adam Sharpe is joined by expert analysts to look back at the past year in fruit juices (in particular, apple juice concentrate (AJC)), and dairy products.
It has been another eventful year in the apple juice and concentrates sector, with prices all over the place and increasing competition between the main producers, Poland and China. IEG Vu’s principal beverages analyst, Neil Murray, explains the situation.
Also featured on this episode is Richard Dillon, Senior Dairy Analyst for IEG Vu, who reviews the past twelve months in the dairy sector.
An unusual thing occurred earlier in 2017 when the European butter market made it onto the front pages of the national newspapers. Prices of the commodity soared to record levels and there was talk of a shortage in product. What was the catalyst for these rises?
If you prefer, you can read the episode transcript here.
Agri Commodities Outlook 2018 Series
This episode is part one of the IEG Vu Global Outlook 2018 series, in which industry experts review the past year in several agricultural commodities markets, and look ahead at what is to come in 2018. Subscribe to the Down to Agribusiness podcast to receive upcoming episodes in this mini-series covering softs, grains, dried fruit & nuts and spices.
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