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News updates for the European fresh produce business.

Dominic Robinson

New CEO at Soil Association Certification


Soil Association Certification has appointed Dominic Robinson as its new chief executive officer, replacing the retiring Martin Sawyer

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

Zespri Kiwifruit

Zespri reports on record campaign


Revenue, grower returns and net profit climb in 2021/22, despite challenging trade conditions

WSU breeder Per McCord

Sun World partners with WSU to develop early cherry varieties


Collaboration will accelerate the breeding and release of improved varieties for the US and global markets


Professor Cathie Martin, who led the study

Gene-edited tomatoes could offer new source of vitamin D


Scientists at the UK’s John Innes Centre have created a tomato rich in vitamin D

CREDIT Bayer Safeguarding sustainable food supply world hunger

Bayer makes Zero Hunger Pledge


More than half of US$160m pledge to end global hunger invested in vegetable seeds and R&D support for smallholder farmers

SHAFFE president Charif Christian Carvajal

Provid Peru joins SHAFFE


The Peruvian Table Grape Association become latest organisation to join the organisation as its membership continues to grow

Royal Sanguine has an intense red coloured flesh and skin

Royal debuts first sanguine blood nectarines on the market


The nectarines, which have an attractive red flesh and skin, will be available from this week

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


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Phatisa leads DFI consortium investment into Lona Group South Africa

Lona acquires stake in The Unlimited Group


Leading South African fresh produce companies join forces combining 8m cartons of import and export volume

BioBest Trap-Eye

GreenTech names Innovation Award contenders


Next month’s GreenTech Amsterdam exhibition shines a spotlight on the latest sustainable innovations in the business with its Innovation Award and Concept Award

Jupiter Group washing technology grapefruit South Africa

New tech improves Jupiter’s grapefruit quality


New washing technology at group’s Limpopa-based packhouse is already paying dividends

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