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Bloom Fresh Cheery Cherries

Bloom Fresh maps out key trends and predictions for 2024


Members of the executive team set out the opportunities and challenges for cherries and table grapes in the new year

Rudolph Elias

Lebanon prepares for European opportunities


Lebanese exporters are showing real ambition in Europe, aiming to respond to the particular needs of the market in spite of the severe economic and political trials at home


Avisomo, Coop Norway form JV to grow Norwegian lettuce year-round


Avisomo will build a fully automated vertical farm directly integrated into retailer’s existing distribution centre

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VIP puts faith in club apple alliances


Italian supplier says managed varieties business on track to represent almost one-third of its production by 2030

Pink Lady apples

Pink Lady backs up strong start to apple campaign with major media blitz


The start of the apple season has been highly promising for Pink Lady, with good sales growth across its main European markets and a communication plan set to reach millions of new consumers

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Global air cargo demand rises for third consecutive month


Demand for air cargo was up 3.8 per cent in October marking three consecutive months of year-on-year growth, says IATA

Walvis Bay Namibia

Walvis Bay in Namibia plays key role in early Southern African grape exports


Logistics company GoGlobal finds new solutions for South African and Namibian grape growers as problems in Cape Town continue

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Cape fruit industry suffers from port problems


Anger and frustration at the ongoing port issues has reached boiling point, according to Hortgro’s Jacques du Preez

Chilean cherries

Chilean cherry forecast revised downward


Recent rains will mean a decline of 50 per cent in early varieties, Fedefruta warns


Good year for Chilean citrus


Sector sees big rise in exports of mandarins and clementines in 2023


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Leanri finding favour among Spanish citrus growers


Producer Vicente Quirante outlines his reasons for opting to plant the new Clementine/Murcott hybrid

Armin Rehberg, CEO of SanLucar

SanLucar moves into Singapore


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

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Spain to host 2026 World Table Grape Symposium


Key challenges identified at the Cape Town symposium will guide the agenda towards 2026

Peruvian mandarins

Peru sees sharp drop in mandarin exports


Shipments fell by more than 40 per cent between January and October of 2023

Professor David Hughes

Grape growers told to spread the word


As the 10th International Table Grape Symposium got underway in Cape Town, David Hughes highlighted the challenges facing the world’s growers, and implored the category to make its offering stand out from the crowd