Supply news from Asiafruit

Coverage of Asia’s local and international fruit and vegetable suppliers, including news and analysis of key areas such as production, trade, exports, logistics, and research and development.

Vertical Future greens

Vertical Future partners with Modi Fresh in India


UK-based vertical farming technology expands into Indian market with Modi Fresh to develop consumer-facing brand

T&G packhouse exterior

T&G commisions automated Hawke’s Bay packhouse


First phase of state-of-the-art apple packhouse is complete helping T&G manage increased volume growth and lift productivity

Gen Mango

Guimaras mangoes receive GI


Mangoes from key Philippine growing region awarded geographical indication for their extra sweet taste

GEN cherries

Pakistani cherries eager for China


As cherry season ramps up industry is hopeful of gaining access to China for key growing region of Gilgit-Baltistan

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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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

QUT Distinguished Professor James Dale with young banana plants in a shadehouse at the QUT field trial site in the Northern Territory

New genetically modified banana to tackle TR4


Australian-developed genetically modified cavendish banana submitted for regulatory approval