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Essential stories, analysis and research from Asia’s fresh produce markets, with a focus on imports, retail, wholesale, marketing, and consumers.

AFL VN export seminar panel discussion

Great potential for Vietnam exports


Modernising production methods and managing growth of China market among key issues for Vietnam’s fresh fruit exports, hear attendees at Asia Fruit Logistica seminar

Frutura avocado box

Frutura announces major consolidation in avocados


Frutura-branded Hass avocados will be on sale in North America from the third quarter of this year

Freshippo store

Zespri, Driscoll’s and Garces Fruit sign Freshippo deals


Alibaba-owned Chinese retailer ramps up fresh produce procurement programme ahead of a planned IPO in the next 12 months

Spread's vertically farmed vegetable brand Vegetus

Spread reaches lettuce milestone


Japanese vertical farm operator sells 100m servings of its Vegetus lettuce offering

'Life is all about small pleasures' by Spain's Sylvie Pabion has been shortlisted in the Moments of Joy category

Pink Lady sponsors new food photography category


The Pink Lady Moments of Joy category is a new addition for the 2023 edition of the Food Photographer of the Year

ClemenGold mandarins on sale in China

New theme for ClemenGold


This year’s ClemenGold campaign to be anchored by a new theme: ‘ClemenGold, your language of love’

Wholesale market employee holding box of veg

WUWM launches Love Your Local Market


The importance of wholesale markets will be emphasised and celebrated globally throughout May

AEON GGN Label Introduction

Aeon introduces cross-category GGN label in Japan


GGN is a consumer label that stands for certified, responsible farming and transparency and is available across a range of fresh produce

Dole Golden Puyat durian

Dole China welcomes first Philippine durians


Official launch ceremony held at Shanghai Huizhan Wholesale Market for first batch of Dole Golden Puyat


Dutch trade mission courts Indian partners


PIB India cluster will visit Hyderabad and Delhi in new trade mission next week


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Minute Maid Simply

Coca-Cola enters fresh fruit category with Frutura deal


Under the licensing agreement, Frutura will use Coca-Cola’s Minute Maid and Simply brands on fresh fruit for the first time

Del Monte truck

Del Monte named one of America’s most-trusted companies


The company is ranked number 14 in the food and beverage category for consumer, investor, and employee trust by Newsweek

2023 Apr New

Asiafruit April out now


India edition provides in-depth focus on the country’s fresh fruit market in the lead up to Fresh Produce India, plus, Fresh Focus South African Apples & Pears 2023

Amazon India 2

Amazon Fresh expands in India


Online grocery service is now in more than 50 cities across India with the majority of users located outside of tier-one cities

Vietnam: O+G-Exporteure müssen Sicherheitsstandards erhöhen

Vietnamese fruit struggles on domestic market


Export focus by country’s growers provides opening for imported fruit to meet demands of domestic consumers