Weekly Fruit Market Overview | 28 March 2023

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In the Fruit market, banana prices already started to decrease, decreasing by 8% to R9.28 the past week while the average class 1 price decreased to R10.26. The average banana price is now 10% higher compared to last year, but I think prices can stay in a general downward trend over the next few months as volumes are expected to

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Liezel VermeulenWeekly Fruit Market Overview | 28 March 2023

Weekly Vegetable Market Overview | 28 March 2023

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The potato price increased slightly the past week, staying about 32% higher than last year the same time. The latest average price is currently trading on R52.71 per 10kg bag. The average class 1 price traded on R56.94 while the average Mondial price decreased to R51.84. The class 1 large Mondial price traded slightly lower on R65 per 10kg on

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Liezel VermeulenWeekly Vegetable Market Overview | 28 March 2023

Weekly Grain Market Overview | 28 March 2023

 by Liezel Vermeulen in Grain Market, Weekly Market Overview Leave a Comment

In the grain market there has been a lot of movement over the past week with prices falling sharply. We talk to CJ de Villiers about where prices could go in our YouTube video, so don’t miss it. The White Maize spot price currently stands at R3985 while the July price dropped to R3854. The yellow maize spot price dropped

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Liezel VermeulenWeekly Grain Market Overview | 28 March 2023

Weekly Livestock Market Overview | 28 March 2023

 by Liezel Vermeulen in Livestock Market, Weekly Market Overview Leave a Comment

In the livestock industry, the average weaner price remained sideways and traded at R34.11 per kilogram. The A2/3 slaughter price rose a little to R54.27, while the c-grade price rose to R47.81. The producer milk price is still trading at R6.98 per litre. In the sheep market, the average feeder lamb price, which must also be considered as indicative price,

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Liezel VermeulenWeekly Livestock Market Overview | 28 March 2023

Weekly Fruit Market Overview | 21 March 2023

 by Liezel Vermeulen in Fruit Market, Weekly Market Overview Leave a Comment

In the Fruit market, banana prices increased to R10.07 while the average class 1 price increased to R11.01. The average banana price is now 16% higher compared to last year, but I think prices can stabilize on current levels due to higher volumes and then start to decrease in a couple of weeks. On Nile.ag, the Class 1 Large Hands

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Liezel VermeulenWeekly Fruit Market Overview | 21 March 2023

Weekly Vegetable Market Overview | 21 March 2023

 by Liezel Vermeulen in Vegetable Market, Weekly Market Overview Leave a Comment

Vegetable prices are still well above last year’s levels which can be ascribed to lower supplies to the markets in general which was influenced by loadshedding and erratic weather patterns. For instance, although the potato price decreased by 15% last week, it is still 25% higher than last year and is currently trading on R52.19 per 10kg bag. The average

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Liezel VermeulenWeekly Vegetable Market Overview | 21 March 2023

Weekly Grain Market Overview | 21 March 2023

 by Liezel Vermeulen in Grain Market, Weekly Market Overview Leave a Comment

In the Grain Market there is some positive news returning to the markets and at least it has stabilized maize prices for now. The White Maize spot price rises slightly to R4158 while the July price trades at R3998. The yellow maize spot price also rises slightly to R4204 while the July price rises to R4198 per tonne. Last week,

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Liezel VermeulenWeekly Grain Market Overview | 21 March 2023

Weekly Livestock Market Overview | 21 March 2023

 by Liezel Vermeulen in Livestock Market, Weekly Market Overview Leave a Comment

There was better news for the beef industry, with weaner prices rising 3% week on week to R34.11 per kilogram. Weaners under 200kg are currently trading at R36 while weaners above 200kg are trading at R34. Although the weaner price may rise slightly over the next few weeks, the price should still remain at a lower level until the end

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Liezel VermeulenWeekly Livestock Market Overview | 21 March 2023

Weekly Fruit Market Overview | 14 March 2023

 by Liezel Vermeulen in Fruit Market, Weekly Market Overview Leave a Comment

In the Fruit market, banana prices increased to R9.50 while the average class 1 price increased to R10.65. The average banana price is about 15% higher compared to last year, but I think that we can soon start to move into a downward trend. On Nile.ag, the Class 1 Large Hands variety price traded higher on R210 per 18kg box.

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Liezel VermeulenWeekly Fruit Market Overview | 14 March 2023

Weekly Vegetable Market Overview | 14 March 2023

 by Liezel Vermeulen in Vegetable Market, Weekly Market Overview Leave a Comment

Vegetable prices are still well above last year’s levels which can be ascribed to lower supplies to the markets in general and is influenced by load shedding and erratic weather patterns. These commodities will unfortunately have a negative effect on food price inflation and food security going forward. Potato prices, which is 36% higher than last year, is currently trading

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Liezel VermeulenWeekly Vegetable Market Overview | 14 March 2023

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