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News updates for Asia’s fresh produce business.

Prospano RZ F1 is just one of the new varieties

Rijk Zwaan launches high-resistance Rugose Defense varieties


Raft of new varieties claim high resistance to aggressive pathogen and are compatible with all commercially available rootstocks

26 Seasons Strawberries

Hi-tech New Zealand strawberries on the horizon


Government partners with 26 Seasons to scale up indoor growing system after successful pilot

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New Lunar New Year offering from Goldenberry Farms


Limited edition Lucky Golden Fruits product encases goldenberries in festive new packaging

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IG International partners with Fyllo for precision farming


Precision agriculture company to provide real-time farm data and insights to help improve production

Australian Citrus boxes

Indian tariff relief for Australian citrus


Australian industry welcomes new FTA, which is set to provide a boost for citrus exporters


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African avocados advantaged by China trade


Avocados set to be one of the winners of efforts to boost trade between China and Africa

Australian table grapes

Australian produce delegation travels to Japan


Major fresh fruit and vegetable suppliers set off to strengthen industry relationships in key Asian market

Asiafruit Congress global suppliers panel

Asiafruit Congress: global suppliers weather challenges


Panel of global suppliers underlines commitment to Asian markets amid impacts of shipping turmoil, inflation and lockdowns

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Ambrosia apples hit European shelves


Harvest volumes in Piedmont and Val Venosta are at the same level as last year, with apple quality said to be good

Stewart Lockwood

Limoneira appoints Stewart Lockwood as VP of field operations


Lockwood will be directly responsible for the harvesting and grower services departments


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Chilean truckers call off strike


Union boss said it would take one of two more days for flow of trucks carrying fruit to ports to normalise

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Ecuador sees slowdown in banana exports


Shipments down by more than 10 per cent since the start of 2022 says Acorbanec

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Maersk and IBM throw blockchain system overboard


Full collaboration across the entire global shipping business could not be achieved, admits carrier

Asia Fruit Logistica

Asia Fruit Logistica heads back to Hong Kong


Asia’s premier fresh fruit and vegetable trade show returns to AsiaWorld-Expo in Hong Kong on 6-8 September 2023

David Ironside and Joe Saina

DAFF’s David Ironside takes on import role


AHEIA welcomes DAFF’s appointment of former plant export operations manager to import role