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Registrations open for Fruitnet Citrus Congress


Join leading growers, marketers, and retailers to discuss brand new ways to market fresh citrus

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Strong Pakistani mango volumes head to Dubai despite climate challenges


Mangoes from Pakistan are under threat from the changing climate, with volumes expected to decline again this season, but Dubai-based Altaf Hussain Trading Co reports “substantial” influx


Scales purchases Bostock orchards


New Zealand company acquires 240ha of news orchards while selling some existing orchards to increase premium variety volumes

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Saudi date exporters see partner potential in Alibaba


Date exporters in Saudi Arabia are exploring the use of the Alibaba platform to promote and export dates globally, including to China


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Soluna brand exceeds expectations


The owners and developers of the apple brand are looking forward to good sales in 2024

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South Africa faces crucial election week


Like many countries around the world this year, South Africa go to the polls next week in what has been called the most crucial national election since 1994

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Pretty Lady Vineyards launches new green seedless grape variety


 Leading US grape grower-shipper to introduce Applause at West Coast Produce Expo next month 

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Onedayone celebrates 20-year anniversary


Chinese fruit exporter commemorates milestone with employees, partners, and stakeholders from across China

Serbian blueberries

China grants market access to Hungarian cherries and Serbian blueberries


Announcements followed state visit from Chinese President Xi Jinping 


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Extreme weather slashes China’s lychee crop


Volumes set to halve following rain and hailstorms, causing prices to double on seasonal norms  


South African growers look to diversify


Avocados are the new talking point across the Cape regions as producers search for fresh fruit categories to tap into

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Zespri results deliver record per-tray value off reduced volumes


Global sales for 2023/24 up 2 per cent to NZ$3.99bn despite 10.5 per cent drop in global sales volume

Washington apple promotion in Vietnam

Washington Apple Commission receives export development funding


New Regional Agricultural Promotion Program to fuel export expansion in emerging markets such as South-East Asia 

Asiafruit May 2024

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