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Tuna Market Reports

07-04-2021 Consumption of inexpensive and shelve-stable canned tuna increased worldwide in 2020 and generated brisk international trade. Demand for frozen raw materials also increased from the large production bases in Asia and Europe to meet growing demand. The noncanned tuna market, ...
07-01-2021 During July to September 2020, tuna catches worldwide remained low to moderate while skipjack prices increased by 15 to 20 percent compared with 2019. Even so, the canned tuna sector experienced good demand during this difficult pandemic crisis. Supply In general, tuna landings were ...
09-09-2020 Panic buying of canned tuna created a vertical curve in February/March when families rushed to stock shelf-stable food at home. The situation calmed down in April as consumers became more adaptable to the lockdown situation, choosing more online groceries and home-cooked meals. Conversely, ...
08-07-2020 Fresh and frozen tuna trade weakened during the first four months of 2020. In contrast, household demand for affordable and shelf-stable canned tuna increased in the traditional markets. However, most of the canneries are running at low capacity due to the implementation of ...
03-12-2019 Tuna packers in Asia and Europe held sufficient stocks until August-September 2019. Reefer carriers have had long queue at Bangkok port during this period. The global market for canned tuna remained receptive and exports increased from most countries, except Spain. Raw Material Supply Tuna ...

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