AHMEDABAD: Sowing of garlic in Gujarat has reached a record high jumping by 111% above the mean sowing area of 86,000 hectares (2011-16) tilled for garlic in the state. Farmers are taking to the crop as it is less water-intensive than other crops like cumin and coriander, and also because it has been fetching better prices riding on greater consumer demand.
Despite the fact that retailers support Italian fruits and vegetables, local garlic production does not fully cover domestic demand, so Italy needs to import.
The crops of garlic in Castilla-La Mancha and the rest of Spain declined due to the drought. This is one of the main conclusions made by the Assembly to the National Bureau of garlic (La Mesa Nacional del Ajo), held in Las Pedroneras, Cuenca (Las Pedroñeras, Cuenca). Especially the drought has affected the two main production region of Castilla –
In recent years, the price of garlic in China is subject to large differences due to increased production, combined with other factors. We study the reasons for a fairly strong fall in the price of garlic in 2017.
Supplies of garlic in the US are in the midst of a gap at the moment as the season transitions between the California and Mexico seasons, and the South American season. However, the majority of garlic grown in South America is less favorable to the US market and therefore prices will continue to be high.
More and more agricultural producers in Ukraine show interest in garlic production. Despite the fact that this country has to travel a long way before becoming one of the largest garlic producers in the world, it can very easily become one of the 5 leaders in the EU – freshplaza.com reports.
After China experienced a difficult season last year and the production was lower, many countries saw their chance to increase their market share. This year China came back with a large volume and is claiming its place on the world market again. These brands include the exporters in Peru. Other countries see opportunities in garlic cultivation, there are growers in Dominican Republic and
The export season for garlic began in June and ends in late March next year. Traders buy a large quantity of garlic at the beginning of the season, which leads to an increase of supply in the market of garlic. This accumulation of the product has led a decrease in the export price for Chinese garlic“, says Annie Chen,
After a couple of years where this vegetable knew years of splendor, it bottomed out, making the sowing of garlic news again in the province for the second consecutive season.
Despite forecasts of excellent prospects for increasing the export of Ukrainian garlic this season, so far Ukraine has demonstrated a significant deterioration of the international trade balance for these products. According to Info-Shuvar, in July 2016, we almost did not import garlic, whereas in the same month of 2017 Ukraine imported almost 170 tons of this product. The whole