Kanjanaporn Dechwan

Kanjanaporn (Atom) joined Czarnikow’s analysis team mid-2022, she graduated with a degree of Agriculture from Thailand (previously explored Food science and Technology & Agriculture for 6 months as an intern in Japan). Before joining Czarnikow, Atom began her career in the entertainment industry and is now responsible for Czapp content from Thailand, Crop production data and other market analysis such as Sugarcane, Grain, Cassava etc.

Thai Pineapple: El Nino’s Impact on 2023 Production

  • Winter production shrinks due to dry weather and absence of rainfall since Q1.
  • Farmers lost some of their seeds and are switching to higher returning crops.
  • Demand remains strong and so FOB prices are high for Q4.

Kanjanaporn Dechwan

3 months ago

1 min read

Thai Cane Industry Interest in Bioplastics Grows

  • Surplus Thai ethanol is increasingly being used to make bioplastics.
  • Bioplastics are often biodegradable.
  • They also have a lower carbon footprint than conventional plastics.

Kanjanaporn Dechwan

5 months ago

2 min read

Thailand Emerges as a Biomass Supplier for Asia

Thailand is emerging as a major biomass supplier. 

Carbon prices and taxes are becoming more widespread. 

Thai biomass can help Asia decarbonize.   

Kanjanaporn Dechwan

5 months ago

2 min read

A Cassava Crop Tour In Thailand

  • Farmers are worried that cassava yields will be low this year.
  • El Nino is the main reason for stunted root growth.
  • Prices could keep rising in the short term.

Kanjanaporn Dechwan

6 months ago

4 min read

Thailand Proposes New Carbon Tax

  • Thailand will introduce a carbon tax next year.
  • Thai industry can convert from coal to biomass.
  • This has the added benefit of allowing carbon credit sales.

Kanjanaporn Dechwan

7 months ago

3 min read

Czapp Explains: Pineapple in Thailand

  • Thailand supplies half of the world’s canned pineapple.
  • Most of this is shipped to the USA and EU.
  • Pineapple can also be eaten fresh, dried, as juice concentrate or jam.

Kanjanaporn Dechwan

8 months ago

3 min read

Pineapple in Thailand

  • Thailand supplies half of the world’s canned pineapple.
  • Most of this is shipped to the USA and EU.
  • Pineapple can also be eaten fresh, dried, as juice concentrate or jam.

Kanjanaporn Dechwan

8 months ago

3 min read

Thai Pineapple: Summer Crop Updates

  • Rainfall in H1’23 dramatically lower than average.
  • Record high temperatures in some areas affecting pineapple quality.
  • Summer crop harvesting will be delayed by several months.

Kanjanaporn Dechwan

8 months ago

1 min read

Thai Cane Crop: Second Lowest In 14 Years

  • Thai cane output will to 74m tonnes in 2023/24.
  • This is down from 94m tonnes this year.
  • This would be the second-lowest output since 2009/10.

Kanjanaporn Dechwan

10 months ago

2 min read