Sopisco News is getting better & better with a new and improved look and extended coverage. More news, more market data related to the industry, more bunker prices and more exchange rates, giving you an indispensable tool to better understand the market and take the appropriate decisions.

You will benefit from up-to-date access to what is happening in the transportation of refrigerated cargoes and the banana trade. Be the first to find out about vessels loading at origin and when they will arrive at the selling markets, when they will transit the Panama Canal, and the latest information about freight rates and banana selling prices.

For 2 decades Sopisco News has been synonymous with reliable, consistent information and market intelligence. As a subscriber you will be kept up-to-date with new developments quickly and easily, from the banana plantations to the selling markets.

Sopisco News is a leader in the banana and reefer-shipping business and related sources of information. Among our valued readers we have all the major players in the fruit and reefer industry, the major banana exporters and traders, FAO, the World Bank, the European Community, Wall Street Analysts, Growers and Exporters Associations, Banks, Insurance Companies, Embassies, Traders and many more.

Sopisco News is available in a weekly edition 52 times a year, accessible via the Internet wherever you are in the world, or alternatively by e-mail or fax.

Now you can also follow us on Facebook and Twitter where we provide daily news services and reports covering the banana trade and logistics worldwide.

New customers can benefit from a special price for the whole first year.

For a limited period, as a new subscriber, you can also have banner advertisements posted for 1 month free of charge on our web site including a hyperlink to your own site.

Sopisco News provides regular monthly, quarterly, semiannual and annual reports about the banana trade sector and refrigerated shipping market, keeping our subscribers up to date with important and independent data and information valuable for understanding both the past and present market and to assist in decision making.


Reports are also very important to know banana prices and freight rates at a particular date for claims involving damages, insurance, etc.


Available in yearly subscriptions to the newsletter, published every week 52 weeks a year or as a one-off purchase online for some products or on demand for the report that better suits your needs. We have a comprehensive database of international banana trade information and intelligence available that can be purchased on line or on demand. More information on all type of reports is available on our “Products“.

Whatever the subject, you can rely on our accuracy and credibility supported by our almost 20 years of experience as independent analysts within the industry. You can also rely on our absolute discretion with your requests and requirements.

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