Weekly Fruit Market Overview | 22 May 2024

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The banana price decreased by 6% last week and traded on R7.44 per kilogram or R134 per 18kg box with volumes decreasing by 10% week on week. We  expect this price to stay in a downward trend during May, June and July with more volumes expected.   The latest apple price stayed sideways on R8.56 last week while the latest

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StudentWeekly Fruit Market Overview | 22 May 2024

Weekly Fruit Market Overview | 14 May 2024

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The banana price increased by 7% last week and traded on R7.89 per kilogram or R142 per 18kg box with volumes increasing by 17% week on week. We  expect this price to stay in a downward trend during May, June and July with more volumes expected.   The latest apple price stayed sideways on R8.54 last week while the latest

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StudentWeekly Fruit Market Overview | 14 May 2024

Weekly Fruit Market Overview | 08 May 2024

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The banana price traded on R7.38 per kilogram or R133 per 18kg box with volumes decreasing by 9% week on week. We  expect this price to stay in a downward trend during May, June and July with more volumes expected.   The latest apple price stayed sideways on R8.65 last week while the latest pear price also traded on similar

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StudentWeekly Fruit Market Overview | 08 May 2024

Weekly Fruit Market Overview | 01 May 2024

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The banana price decreased by almost 27% the past week and traded on R7.39 per kilogram or R133 per 18kg box with volumes jumping by more than 34% week on week. We are expecting that this price can stay in a downward trend during May, June and July with more volumes expected.   The latest apple price increased to R8.86

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StudentWeekly Fruit Market Overview | 01 May 2024

Weekly Fruit Market Overview | 24 April 2024

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The banana price lost about 20% the past week and traded on R10.07 per kilogram or R281 per 18kg box which was mostly due to volumes jumping by about 10% week on week. This price is however still 12% higher than a year ago. We are expecting that this price can stay in a downward trend over the next three

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StudentWeekly Fruit Market Overview | 24 April 2024

Weekly Fruit Market Overview | 16 April 2024

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The surprise package over the past month was the banana price that bounced back to R12.55 per kilogram or R226 per 18kg box. This price is now 37% higher than a year ago due to volumes still under pressure and about 6% lower than last year. We are now back on the price levels that we saw at the end

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StudentWeekly Fruit Market Overview | 16 April 2024

Weekly Fruit Market Overview | 10 April 2024

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Moving over to the fruit markets, the banana price decreased by 18% to R11.24 per kilogram or R202 per 18kg box. The expecting is however that we might see lower prices from now until the end of July with high volumes and lower demand that can keep prices on a lower level compared to last year.   The latest apple

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StudentWeekly Fruit Market Overview | 10 April 2024

Weekly Fruit Market Overview |03 April 2024

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Moving over to the fruit markets, the banana price decreased by 8% to R9.57 per kilogram or R172 per 18kg box. We saw slightly lower volumes during March compared to 2023. The expecting is however that we might see lower prices from now until the end of July with high volumes and lower demand that can keep prices on a

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StudentWeekly Fruit Market Overview |03 April 2024

Weekly Fruit Market Overview |26 March 2024

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In the fruit market, the banana price increased by 7% to R10.43 per kilogram or R188 per 18kg box. I still think we are close to a peak for banana prices which can start to decrease after the Easter Weekend and as we move into the winter months.   The latest apple price increased to R8.41 with the pear price

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StudentWeekly Fruit Market Overview |26 March 2024

Weekly Fruit Market Overview | 19 March 2024

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In the fruit market the banana price increased by 18% to R9.74 per kilogram or R175 per 18kg box. I still think we are close to a peak for banana prices which can start to decrease after the Easter Weekend and as we move into the winter months. The latest apple price decreased to R8.14 with the pear price 9%

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StudentWeekly Fruit Market Overview | 19 March 2024

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