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Global Tomato Congress presents the future of fresh tomatoes


Global Tomato Congress, the leading event for the fresh tomato business, returns to Rotterdam on 16 May for a full day of discussions and networking, with sustainability top of the agenda

Areflh CAP packaging event

Areflh leads CAP and packaging discussion


The Assembly hosts a conference covering the implementation of the new CAP and the Green Deal, as well as the draft EU regulation on packaging

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Freshfel Europe urges facilitation of trade


The European fresh produce association called for the WTO to ensure the current functioning of phytosanitary agreements before seeking to broaden their scope

Clementines have been affected by the drought

Chilean citrus gains access to Mexico under inspection system


Senasica publishes phytosanitary requirements for imports of mandarins, clementines and lemons

Soraya Bahrami

TropiWorld gets growing in exotics


Exotics specialist TropiWorld is increasingly expanding into production, as it sees demand blossom for exotic roots, vegetables and fruits

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Nature’s Pride promotes water conservation efforts at UN Water Conference


Sustainable business advisor Coen van Iwaarden to take part in discussion on role of water in the future development of food systems worldwide

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Maersk launches Europe-China airfreight service


Increased customer demand is driving force behind new service between Denmark and China

Peru rains

Heavy rains take their toll on Peruvian fruit exports


Organic bananas, avocados, mangoes and table grapes in the north of the country have been affected

Lidl Portugal

Lidl exported 27,000 tonnes of Portuguese fruit and veg in 2022


German discounter said this represents an increase of 23 per cent on the previous year

SE snack lemons TikTok index

Bitesize lemons create consumer buzz


Dutch importer Yex says demand in northern Europe for the diminutive Italian limequat variety is strong and set to increase this season


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Fruit and veg shortages raise blood pressure, says study


Data-led research into availability of fresh produce and its effect on human health suggests access to fruit and veg is vital for consumers

South African plums UK retail display 2023

South African stonefruit campaign is in full swing


Suppliers have been carrying out a wide range of activity in recent months across a number of UK retailers

Huelva strawberries

Huelva sees big fall in berry production


Strawberries down by 30 per cent, while blueberry and raspberry volumes also impacted

South American Blueberry Convention

New varieties and logistics top agenda at South American Blueberry Convention


Industry will seek deeper understanding of dynamics of production and market demand

Haydy Shaheen Salix Fruits

Salix Fruits opens new office in Egypt


Haydy Shaheen, a foreign trade specialist with years of experience in the citrus business, will lead the operation