As per the official estimates the inventory of the FCOJ
and not-from-concentrate (NFC) in Brazil will be 324,000 tonnes on June 30, according to the National Association of Citrus Exporters (CitrusBR), said a senior company official, citing data.
future market is a weather-sensitive market and the FCOJ
prices are highly volatile.
Rising grove prices of Florida oranges led to fears that FCOJ
prices might rise from the 31 cents-33 cents range to 35 cents a 6-ounce can; the National Wholesale Frozen Food Distributors Association took a page ad in Florida papers calling on citrus growers not to injure the concentrate market by pricing juices out of the market.
Orange juice (FCOJ
) will remain the main import item, followed by apple juice, grapefruit juice and grape juice.
He added that FCOJ
inventories have also been building up.
Hood & Sons, Boston, Mass., enters the citrus concentrate field with the purchase of Minute Maid Corp.'s Dunedin, Fla., FCOJ
A maior parte da producao brasileira e destinada a industrializacao e producao de suco, principalmente o concentrado e congelado (FCOJ
), com aproximadamente 1,1 milhao de toneladas em 2009.
So, let's all raise a glass of polyphenol-potent pomegranate juice or vitamin C loaded FCOJ
to ring in the new year.
Brazil is the world's largest producer of sugar cane, coffee, tropical fruits, frozen concentrated orange juice (FCOJ
), and has the world's largest commercial cattle herd (50% larger than the U.S.) at 170 million head.
The USDA projects FCOJ
yield at 1.60 gallons per box at 42 brix.
The current frozen concentrate orange juice (FCOJ
) futures price * as traded on the New York Board of Trade, is trading at over $1.00 per pounds solid for the first time since August 1999.
Orange juice can be frozen and sold as frozen concentrated orange juice (FCOJ
), or stored and shipped in bulk to a distant distribution point where dilution, reheating, and packaging occurs.