October
2016
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allylamylglycolate

Allyl Amyl Glycolate


October 2016

A major supplier’s factory has recently been closed, reportedly due to pollution.  The production freeze due to the G20 Summit, the implementation of pollution controls in China, and Hanjin’s bankruptcy have all contributed to the current shortfall in this ingredient.  Prices have escalated and stocks are limited.  




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SYNTHETICS


garlicoilchinese

Garlic Oil Chinese


October 2016

The situation here has not changed.  Firming prices have been driven by a lack of quality oil, pollution controls, exorbitant prices for fresh, strong demand, and a short crop.  Prices continue to firm.




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HERBS


gingeroilchinese

Ginger Oil Chinese


October 2016

Prices continue to rise as less and less roots are being processed due to pollution controls.  Factories are unable to produce until their boilers are converted.  Viewed in light of the reported lack of dried roots, several dealers are reporting that there will be no new oil in the market until after February of 2017.




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SPICES


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