For over twenty years SOPISCO NEWS has been synonymous with reliable, consistent information and market intelligence on the banana and reefer-shipping industry. Among our valued readers we have all the major operators in the fruit and reefer industry, including the major banana exporters and traders. Also, the FAO, the World Bank, the European Community, Wall Street Analysts, Growers and Exporters Associations, Banks, Insurance Companies, Embassies and Traders rely on the information we provide.

As a subscriber you will benefit from up-to-date access to what is happening in the transportation of refrigerated cargoes and cool logistics with emphasis on the banana trade. Be the first to find out about vessels loading at origin, -on demand, we may inform when they will transit through the Panama Canal- and when they will arrive at the selling markets. You will also get the latest information about freight rates paid for vessel’s fixed in the Reefer Market and banana selling prices in different regions.

SOPISCO NEWS is available in a weekly edition 52 times a year, accessible online on your laptop, notebook, tablet, smartphone, etc wherever you are in the world, or alternatively by e-mail. Our news letter provides regular monthly, quarterly, semiannual and annual reports about the banana trade and the refrigerated shipping market, keeping our subscribers up to date with important and independent data and information that is valuable for understanding both the past and present market and to assist in decision making.

Our Reports are also very helpful in knowing banana prices and freight rates at a particular date for claims involving damages, insurance, etc. Such reports are also available on demand for the topic that better suits your needs. We have a comprehensive database of international banana trade information and intelligence available that can be purchased also on demand. More information on all type of reports is available on the SOPISCO NEWS website.

Whatever the subject, you can rely on our accuracy and credibility supported by our experience as independent analysts within the industry for almost 25 years. You can also rely on our absolute discretion with your requests and requirements.

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