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News updates for Asia’s fresh produce business.

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

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Fast-track breeding brings TR4 resistant bananas a step closer


The first genetically modified TR4 resistant Cavendish banana is here, but a conventionally bred version could still be some years away

Costa Vitor Citrus

Clearing skies for Costa


Positive outlook for Australian-headquartered fresh produce company as weather improves

Asia Fruit Logistica Vietnam Roadshow 5

Asia Fruit Logistica visits Vietnam


Asia’s leading fresh produce trade show hosts export seminar in Ho Chi Minh City and meets key players in the market ahead of 2023 edition this September in Hong Kong

australian Hass Avocados

West Australian avocados gain access to Thailand


Thai authorities approve access for key growing region which will provide a boost for Australian avocado exports


Mangosteen Thailand Fruit at LuLu Hypermarket Saudi Arabia credit Thailand Ministry of Commerce

Thailand targets export growth


Commerce ministry aims to boost food exports by 10 per cent in 2023 as quality improves

AgroFresh Smartfresh InBox stonefruit

Agrofresh expands offering in Brazil


Post-harvest freshness solutions specialist has SmartFresh InBox solution approved in Brazil

Maputo Mozambique

New Matola Cargo Terminal to boost exports


New facilities in Maputo in Mozambique will boost Southern African export logistics to Middle East, Asia and Far East

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

AFC on AFL showfloor

Tickets on sale for Asia Fruit Logistica


Visitors can buy their tickets online now to save up to 40 per cent and beat the queues in Hong Kong


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US NW Pacific Northwest Washington cherries in tub

NWCG releases round one estimate


An extra 6m cartons of Northwest cherries could be packed this season, compared to 2022

Trade mission HortiRoad2India visit greenhouse

Dutch Greenhouse Delta Indian trade mission a success


Successful HortiRoad2India trade mission strengthens relations and explores high-tech collaborations in Indian horticulture

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

Emilia Romagna floods Coldiretti

Floods cause serious disruption for Italian producers


Major floods across much of Emilia Romagna have reportedly caused widespread disruption to the Italian region’s fruit and veg production and distribution networks

Australian Rockmelon

Australian melons chase bigger slice of Asia


South-East Asia is a high priority for Australian melon industry as it looks to grow exports