There has been an increase in contract prices for all in the banana market, large and small. All shipping companies have raised their prices to amortize the costs related to the new regulatory constraints on the sulfur content of marine fuels.
Agricultural yields in the producer countries are low, because of lasting unfavorable weather conditions (clouds, rain, lack of sun…). Since 2019 imports into Europe have been lower.
It is too soon to say how the price increase of maritime freight contracts will affect consumption.