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Essential stories, analysis and research from Europe’s fresh produce markets, with a focus on imports, retail, wholesale, marketing, and consumers.

Dole NZ bananas

Dole reports on first-quarter financial results


Executive chairman Carl McCann says the company is pleased with its Q1 results

The Tribelli Grill Party featured innovative recipe ideas

Tribelli peppers seduce European foodies


Following the success of the first Tribelli Grill Party in Berlin, the sweet pepper brand will appear at next month’s Taste of London food festival

CMR has its own operation in Brazil and is itself a member of the CBCC

CMR welcomes CBCC delegation


Company highlights its state-of-the-art operation during visit by the Catalan-Brazil Chamber of Commerce to its Barcelona HQ

False Codling Moth is a major threat to European citrus production

EU halts plans for cold treatment on RSA citrus imports


Spanish lobby group accuses Commission of betrayal after it withdraws key vote on new rules

Dried fruit and nuts

BayWa invests in dried fruit and nut business


Group’s business unit Cefetra takes majority stake in Hamburg-based Heinrich Brüning

Altaf Hussain mangoes

Gulf anticipation for Pakistani mango season


Demand is high ahead of the arrival of Pakistani mangoes in the UAE, with production volumes down due to severe weather conditions

Rijk Zwaan cucumbers The future is sky

Rijk Zwaan launches ‘The future is sky’ campaign


Vegetable seed company highlights the importance of shared entrepreneurship in cucumber breeding

Carton Pack tomatoes pulp punnet

Global Tomato Congress: Sustainability is the driving force in packaging


Carton Pack has developed a range of greener packaging solutions for tomatoes that offer a number of benefits to the supply chain without compromising on quality

Picota cherries

Picota cherry season kicks off with high-quality crop


First arrivals are due to land in the UK around 10 June according to Agrupación de Cooperativas Valle Del Jerte

Prominent tomatoes

Global Tomato Congress: Prominent aims to inspire consumers


With costs rising and spending getting tighter, the health, taste and affordability of fresh tomatoes should be highlighted


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Fred van Heyningen ​and Adriëlle Dankier

​Adriëlle Dankier named as new CEO of Nature’s Pride


Dutch importer confirms current chief executive officer Fred van Heyningen will step down as of 1 June

Kissabel's flesh ranges from pink to intense red

Full steam ahead for Kissabel’s Southern Hemisphere programme


Favourable weather conditions produced a high-quality crop, with good sizes and flesh colour

Agromediterránea packaging broccoli radishes

Agromediterránea offers plastic-free packaging


Murcia group says new environmentally friendly bags are 100 per cent bio-based, biodegradable and compostable

Gautier Seeds Starlor tomatoes

Global Tomato Congress: Gautier Seeds expands its range


Ahead of this year’s Global Tomato Congress, Gautier’s tomato product manager Julien Savignac tells Fruitnet that the group is bringing some exciting new varieties to market

South African Summer Citrus Vessel Port of Cape Town

South Africans set for early US citrus programme start


South African summer citrus is likely to enter the US market earlier than it did in 2021