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News updates for the European fresh produce business.

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Asiafruit Congress: global suppliers weather challenges


Panel of global suppliers underlines commitment to Asian markets amid impacts of shipping turmoil, inflation and lockdowns

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Ambrosia apples hit European shelves


Harvest volumes in Piedmont and Val Venosta are at the same level as last year, with apple quality said to be good


Research suggests grapes helps counter UV damage to skin


New US study reinforces promising role of grapes in photoprotection

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Limoneira appoints Stewart Lockwood as VP of field operations


Lockwood will be directly responsible for the harvesting and grower services departments

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Paul Clüver handed conservation award


Former Capespan and Unifruco chairman rewarded for his conservation work on his family fruit farm in Elgin, South Africa



Chilean truckers call off strike


Union boss said it would take one of two more days for flow of trucks carrying fruit to ports to normalise

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Wrap urges increased collaboration and action on climate


The climate action group is calling on more businesses in the UK to take immediate action on climate change, including efforts on food waste and plastic packaging

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Ecuador sees slowdown in banana exports


Shipments down by more than 10 per cent since the start of 2022 says Acorbanec

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Maersk and IBM throw blockchain system overboard


Full collaboration across the entire global shipping business could not be achieved, admits carrier

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Asia Fruit Logistica heads back to Hong Kong


Asia’s premier fresh fruit and vegetable trade show returns to AsiaWorld-Expo in Hong Kong on 6-8 September 2023


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WCO forecast shows significant drop in citrus production


Spain, Morocco, Italy, Turkey and Tunisia all set for shorter crops as hot, dry summer impacts production


Healthy outlook for citrus despite logistical headaches


There is plenty of room for growth in the citrus category with the right messaging on health and nutrition

Siebe van Wijk of The Fruit Republic

‘Big opportunities’ in Vietnamese fruit sector


Supplier forecasts major growth in exports and domestic supply if Vietnam can attract overseas investment, open up new markets, and modernise production methods

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Zespri releases climate change adaptation plan


Kiwifruit marketer’s plan outlines how industry will respond the effects of a changing climate

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El Teriak Farm on solid growth path


The Egyptian grower-exporter is confident of the continued potential of Egyptian produce on the world stage, expanding production and investing in packing and juicing facilities