Retail news from Asiafruit

Important developments in the Asia’s food retail arena, with a focus on fresh produce procurement, distribution, marketing, merchandising, and new product development.

AFL Jakarta Business Meet-Up

Asia Fruit Logistica hosts Jakarta Business Meet-Up


Asia Fruit Logistica’s new roadshow of Asia Business Meet-Ups kicks off in the Indonesian capital on 27 February

INI Farms and LuLu Group International sign the MoU

INI Farms signs deal to supply bananas to retailer LuLu Group


Agreement establishes direct farm-to-retail partnership which will see Indian Cavendish bananas supplied to stores in the Middle East

Rockit CNY 2024 - in-store

Rockit Global launches Chinese New Year marketing campaign


Campaign to feature locally designed giftboxes, POS displays and sampling sessions delivery china press shot launches Chinese New Year Grand Promotion


Month-long promotional campaign to feature numerous shopping events and a new fresh channel


Southern Fruits to double cherry sales in second season


Pre-season interest paired with good weather and maturing trees bode well for New Zealand cherry producer

GBC 2023 Cindy van Rijswick audience

Photos: Global Berry Congress 2023


A selection of pictures from Fruitnet’s Global Berry Congress, which brought key players from across the supply chain together at the Beurs-WTC in Rotterdam on 28 November 2023


Freshippo shares climate resilience measures at COP28


Freshippo presented its climate resilience approach during the COP28 China Corner’s Side Event

Armin Rehberg, CEO of SanLucar

SanLucar moves into Singapore


Partnership with DFI Retail Group marks latest chapter in the company’s international expansion

Cindy van Rijswick GBC 2023

Global Berry Congress: tough road ahead for berry suppliers

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Expert speakers predict higher costs and a higher bar in terms of quality for the soft fruit sector during the leading annual event for the international berry business

Queensland banana and melon export to Japan

Groundbreaking Japan voyage for Australian bananas and melons


Bananas and melons grown in Australian state of Queensland showcased in Asian market


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FPI2019 Session

Fresh Produce India returns to Mumbai


India’s premier fresh produce event is back in person in 2024, taking place on 21 March at the Trident Nariman Point Hotel

Superplum traceability system

Superplum launches traceability system


Indian start-up says its new system offers consumers “unmatched” level of transparency and direct engagement with farmers who grow their fruits

The AEBE's Marianela Ubilla gave the opening speech at Banana Time 2023

Banana Time showcases Ecuador’s banana sector


Industry show in Guayaquil celebrates growth of Ecuadorian banana exports but discusses the various challenges currently facing the sector, from security to climate change

Rijk Zwaan hydroponics event

Rijk Zwaan puts hydroponic leafies in spotlight


The Dutch vegetable seed breeder hosted a seminar prior to last month’s Asia Fruit Logistica in Hong Kong, in order to explore the challenges and opportunities for the hydroponic leafy segment across Asia

Rockit x Keep Marathon

Rockit ready for Mid-Autumn Festival


Miniature apple brand prepares for peak sales season with new activations across a number of key Asian markets