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SUPPLY GAP ON THE HORIZON FOR EURO MARKET

Avnish Malde of importer Wealmoor says there will likely be a dearth of mangoes until week 19, with the highest prices seen "in a long time". 


The Wealmoor director told www.freshfruitportal.com this was because the Peruvian season had come forward considerably because of its warmer temperatures as a result of El Niño.
"The fruit has been ripening a lot quicker and the last of the seafreight arrivals have more or less left the country, so you’re anticipating a very tight supply period from week 13 through to week 17 before the West African deal starts in earnest,"Malde said.


"You will have small amounts of South American supply in between, and the general feeling is the fruit that comes through from West Africa around week 16 and week 17 will invariably help, but we’ll be in limited quantities obviously in those early weeks.



"There is certainly a big gap starting to appear and there's a lot of upward pressure on pricing."



He said there wouldn't be…