Industry analysis from Asiafruit

Analysis and insight for the Asia-Pacific fresh produce business.

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Fruit Logistica: How can the perishable logistics business grow in 2024?


The Logistics Hub hosted a panel discussion involving Maersk’s Bruce Marshall and Rafael Llerena of Easyfresh

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Fruit Logistica: Rethinking horticulture


New solutions for today’s challenges in the world of fresh produce were under the spotlight on the Fresh Produce Forum stage

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Fruit Logistica: A deep dive into future fresh produce trade flows


One of the keynote sessions on the Logistics Hub stage saw Thomas Eskesen discuss the overall sustainability of perishable shipping from a global perspective

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Comment: Bumpy journeys ahead for grape suppliers


Of all the perishable cargoes affected by the Panama Canal drought, the Red Sea crisis, and infrastructure issues in South Africa, table grapes have been worst hit. And now, market prices may be about to fall

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Italy supports cable-car system for apples


The Italian government has backed Melinda’s unique plan to remove truck journeys between its Predaia packhouse and its mountain storage centre


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Positive forecast for global avocado business


The avocado trade will continue to grow in an increasingly competitive market, according to a Rabobank report

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Tomatoes remain big business


Growth in volume and value of globally traded fresh and chilled tomatoes shows the appetite remains for the salad staple

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FAO highlights costs of a healthy diet


FAOSTAT data portal shows that Latin America and the Caribbean have the highest cost of a healthy diet compared to other regions

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OPN releases State of Organic Produce 2022 report


US organic produce sales increased by 3 per cent while volume decreased by 3.7 per cent in 2022

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IFPA releases State of the Industry Report


Association study covers economic and consumption data, key trends and looks at the industry’s future prospects


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Supply chain disruption set to continue, finds logistics report


Uncertain conditions continue to put pressure on supply chains, says Logistics UK

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Avocados remain a ‘globally popular super fruit’


New Rabobank market trend report highlights ongoing supply and demand growth

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Bumper edition features annual New Zealand Special and Fresh Focus South African Table Grapes 2022


Coronavirus: supply chain reaction


Coronavirus threatens a reefer container shortage, but shipping lines are unlikely to use the situation to ramp up freight rates