Global canned fruit industry trend analysis in 2009
In this season (08/09 season), the global production of seasonal canned fruits has shown an overall decline.
In South Africa, it is estimated that in the 2009 season, 46,000 tons of pear fruit raw materials and 31,100 tons of apricot fruit raw materials will be provided for processing and producing canned fruits.
The number of processed canned pear fruits and canned apricot fruits will reach 1,240,290 boxes and 1,055,580 boxes, respectively (this is the only canned fruit variety that has increased production in this season); and the number of canned assorted fruits totals 1,541,188 box.
In Greece, the total production of canned apricots is 585,000 boxes, which has dropped to the lowest level in several years; and the production of canned assorted fruits has also been reduced to 415,000 boxes (in the past few years, the total output has been maintained at 500,000 boxes) .
At the same time, the price paid to fruit farmers has increased dramatically.
In the United States, the processing and production of canned seasonal fruits has also shown a downward trend.
In this season (ie: the 2008/09 season), the total output of canned assorted chicken tail fruits produced in the United States was about 9 million boxes; but in the previous season (2007/08), assorted chicken tails The total output of canned fruits has reached 10.5 million boxes.
It is estimated that in this season, the total output of canned pears produced in the United States reached 6.3 million boxes; in the 2007/08 season, the total output of canned pears was 6.5 million boxes, which is higher than the level of this season.
At the time of last year), the planting area of apricots was 5,423 hectares, which has been reduced to the lowest level in previous years; during 2008, the production of canned apricot fruits in the United States was 1.4 million boxes, and it has ranked among the canned fruits production in the past 8 years Second to last.
In Chile, although in the 2008/09 season, Chile’s fruit planting area increased slightly, its fruit production did not increase, so it is provided for processing
The amount of pear and apricot fruit raw materials used in canning has not seen any increase.
It is estimated that in this season, the total output of canned Chilean pear fruits will basically reach 75,000 boxes (size: 24x1 kg), which is less than 80,000 boxes in the 2006/07 and 2007/08 seasons (this The output of the two seasons is equal).
At the same time, in this season, the total output of canned apricots in Chile has dropped from 11,900 boxes in the previous season to 8,000 boxes today.
Obviously, the output of canned fruit cocktails in Chile this season has experienced the greatest decline. It is estimated that it will be reduced to 328,000 boxes in total, which is less than the level of 750,000 boxes in the previous season.
At present, the price of certain fruits in Chile has risen slightly. For example, the price of pear fruits is 80,000 CLP (Chile currency name, peso) per ton, which is approximately US$141 per ton.
In the production season, the price of Chilean apricot fruit raw materials has dropped. The price per ton is 105,000 Chilean pesos, which is less than the 140,000 pesos per ton in the previous season.
In Spain, during this season, the amount of raw materials used to produce canned pears is relatively small, so the total output of canned pear fruits is only 680000 boxes.
In Australia, it is estimated that in the 2008/09 season, the output of canned fruits in the country will show a significant decline. The output of the following canned fruits are as follows:
The output of canned pear fruits totaled 582,960 boxes, a year-on-year decrease of 12%;
The total output of canned apricots was 291,880 boxes, a year-on-year decrease of 6%; while the output of canned assorted fruits totaled 1,624,140 boxes, a year-on-year decrease of 10%.
Argentine canned fruit production increases
Among the countries that attended the "Ninth World Seasonal Canned Fruit Conference" (abbreviation: CanCon09), Argentina's current situation is another exception.
It is estimated that in the 2008/09 season, the production of canned pear fruits in Argentina has increased to 350,000 boxes (while in the 2007/08 season, the total production of canned fruits of this type was 250,000 boxes).
The production of canned assorted fruits has also increased. It is estimated that the total output of this season has increased to 445,000 boxes, which is higher than the 430,000 boxes in the 2007/08 season.
Just as in the case of canned peach fruits, the domestic consumption of canned assorted fruits in Argentina is also increasing, and the output this season has reached 405,000 boxes.
Although the consumption of canned mixed fruits is less than the total consumption of canned pears, it is at the same level compared with the consumption level of the past two years.
It is estimated that in this season, the total export volume of canned assorted fruits from Argentina has increased to 200,000 boxes, which is the level that the total export volume of the 2007/08 season has doubled.