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Sector | General fresh produce

Georgia agricultural innovation center to bring farmers from fresh to value-added markets

BLE report Week 20:

Availability of asparagus expanded unabated

Cautious optimism in New Zealand's horticulture sector

IFPA tracks trends with executive leaders in Chile

Egyptian agricultural exports reached record levels in 2023

Trade revival with Pakistan is a key issue in Amritsar elections

USDA awards $300 million to diversify export markets for U.S. agriculture

Uzbekistan delivers another blow to its own export of fruits and vegetables

Singapore's food security and local production challenges

Heavy rains impact fresh produce in Kenya

Guyana's president unveils agricultural development plans for Bonasika


11,000 farmers empowered to adopt eco-friendly agricultural processes

Pre-monsoon showers impact horticulture in Pune, India

Tendai Chitapi, Oliver Windram – Kuronga

Smoothing the farming journey, the AI way

Nigeria's Central Bank disbursed $2.13 bln for food imports in 2023

Grape, blueberry, avocado, and mango exports stood out

In the first quarter of the year, Peruvian agricultural exports increased by 8.7%

Rob Gourmet

"Attractive prices help us promote niche products"

Fruit fly outbreak impacts South Australian supply of capsicum, eggplant, and zucchini

New Zealand launches "Made with Care" campaign in HCM City

Winners of 2nd Premier’s horticulture awards for excellence announced

UK's horticultural sector could enhance performance through sustainable practices

Average weekly wholesale prices of fruit and veg & bananas

Bananas from Belize at £0.99: 6% drop from last week

CPMA welcomes Loblaw’s support for Canada’s Grocery Code of Conduct

List of forbidden fruits and vegetables barred from entering Botswana set for new additions

Week 20 Fruit Wholesale Market Report

Durian prices are stable while the supply of coconuts and dragon fruits is low

Grønt Fra Nord opens new farm in Fauske

Norway: Maintaining import prices ‘to stay relevant’

The most exported Albanian fresh foods

Vietnamese agricultural products gain global popularity

Sarawak's agricultural sector is undergoing significant transformations

Simon Matthews - AgriCoat Nature seal

"We are doing some really exciting things with ready to eat products for salad bowls and sandwiches"

Kenya to gain from COMESA post-harvest loss plan

Reko market concept gains traction in Australia

East Africa faces food shortage after floods

BLE report Week 19:

'Moroccan TOVs are disappearing from the market'

Charles Mwirumbi - Charic Fresh Fruits & Vegetables Exporters

Ugandan exporter sees big interest at Macfrut

Tewodros Zewdie - Ethiopian Horticulture Producer Exporter’s Association

"Blueberries and avocados are up and coming products for export”

New tariffs on Chinese goods announced by the U.S.

Eight farmworkers lose their lives in Florida bus crash

Sunak unveils landmark £2.4B support plan to boost British farming and food security

Value of U.S. fresh fruit and vegetable exports to the world was $7.0 billion in 2023

Bosnia and Herzegovina still reliant on imported foodstuffs

'Export growth not attributed to re-export activities'

Armenia's agricultural exports to Russia show notable increase

U.S. organic sales witnessed a market surge in 2023

European Council extends trade liberalization for Moldova

Average weekly wholesale prices of fruit and veg & bananas

Bananas from Belize at £1.06: 8% drop from last week

Produce rescue efforts eye Western Canadian expansion

Tripartite agreement between French Ministry of Agriculture, CTIFL and Interfel

“A breath of fresh air for Fruit and Vegetable Research and Innovation”

Call for fruit and vegetable growers to vote in HortNZ levy referendum

Australian freshcare producers gain approval for Costco in the U.S. and Canada

Albanian greenhouse farmers continue to report large losses

National Retail Report - specialty crops

Great deals on Mother's Day favorites like strawberries, blueberries, asparagus, and pineapples

USMCA seasonal perishable products weekly update

Avocado demand from California and Mexico is slow

Turkey’s fresh fruit and vegetable exports reached $211.49 million in April

Photo report: Fresh produce department at Metro supermarket, Lima

China's fruit imports from Mekong countries hit $10.7 billion in 2023

Malaysia's Mega First buys 64% stake in CSC Agriculture

Greener future on the way for Scenic Rim agriculture

UGA-Tifton demonstration lab to fuel innovation in precision agriculture

Minimal growth in Filipino agricultural sector in Q1

BLE report Week 18:

"There is a cauliflower supply gap"

Moldova's agricultural exports continue to enjoy duty exemptions to the UK

Adverse weather destroys potato crops

Impending food shortage in Nyandarua due to floods

Green leaf and root vegetables now 20 to 25 percent cheaper than last year

Fresh fruit and vegetable prices drop in New Zealand

Average weekly wholesale prices of fruit and veg & bananas

Bananas from Belize up 22% compared to last week

Israeli businesses are looking for indirect routes to resume imports from Turkey

Israel responds to Turkish economic boycott with search for alternatives

Nigeria's agricultural sector faces challenges due to increased production costs

Northeast region of Brazil is at the forefront of the mango market

Short-term outlook for EU agricultural markets in 2024

EU consumption of fresh apples falls as production declines

Pune experiences reduced arrivals of fruits and vegetables

Sevki Özdemir of EK Service Ltd in Duisburg

Weather conditions significantly delay the start of this year's watermelon campaign

Week 18 Fruit Wholesale Market Report

Thai Durian arrivals surge, coconut prices continue to rise

Fresh Line Fruit Services GmbH
Fresh Line Fruit Services continues on its expansion course

"Faster, targeted, and efficient services for returned and rejected goods"

Joint Iran-Africa Agriculture and Water Resources Committee announced

Price hike for fruits and vegetables in Cyprus

NFF delivers 17 priorities for the Federal Budget to advance agriculture

USMCA seasonal perishable products weekly update

Avocado movement from Mexico through Texas expected to decrease slightly

National Retail Report - specialty crops

Avocados, mangos, limes, sweet onions, jalapeños highly featured for Cinco de Mayo

Status of Andalusia's greenhouse crops at the end of April

East Africa faces food shortages due to extreme weather

Drought impacts on fruit and vegetable prices in Hubballi-Dharwad market

Traders respond to the looming end of the Düsseldorf wholesale market

"The wholesale market is a sales icon, a tradition, and a necessity"

India-New Zealand trade talks focus on collaboration

Stabilizing food prices in Kazakhstan

“There is an urgent need to take action with the younger generation”

New European Good Move program


Agri businesses emphasize enhancing product quality to maintain competitive edge

Photo report CPMA Vancouver

Behind the agro-trade feud between Morocco and Mauritania

BLE report Week 17:

"Belgian, Dutch, and domestic cucumbers formed the basis"

Ad Pollux, Eurofresh:

"Unrest in Düsseldorf and Cologne results in an increased influx of German customers to Venlo"

Significant breakthrough through intercropping

Optimizing crop yields for Mars: insights from Wageningen University

As inflation deceleration spurs consumer spending

Coles responds to cooling inflation in Australia

First domestic strawberries should be available in time for Mother's Day

Finland's agri season delayed cold, wet start to the year


Most U.S. counties with high concentration of specialty crop farms are located along coasts

Davao City and New Zealand collaborate on durian research

FreshPlaza Special on Peru

To swerve as primary entry point into the EU for perishables

IAG Cargo expands its perishables facility in Madrid

"Consumers in the desert benefit from Dutch greenhouse technology"

'UK should introduce a Horticulture Strategy to boost fruit and vegetable consumption and production'

"Kenya is a minor fruit and vegetable sector player"

Uzbekistan reported significant uptick in agri exports in Q1 2024

Austria: Traders and producers speak out on the organic market

"The organic selection is still much more limited, comparatively"

CPMA Convention and Trade Show event summary

GrubMarket expands further into South Africa through the acquisition of Global Produce

Agri tech has an important role in Australia's growth

New UK trade checks will escalate import costs

Average weekly wholesale prices of fruit and veg & bananas

Bananas from Belize at £0.94: 2% drop from last week

Lemon prices surge in India

"This year it has hit us extraordinarily early"

Unprecedented whitefly invasion in citrus and kakis in the Region of Valencia

Minister reports price reduction in fruits and vegetables in Punjab

Latest research from Fairmiles:

'At least 18 million livelihoods in developing countries are supported by airfreighted fresh produce'

'Morocco’s vegetable and fruit market is plagued by monopolistic practices'

"Jef's arrival means we can tap into new markets"

Bel'Export expands to offer a complete Belgian and Dutch fresh produce range

Price movement in Bulgaria's food market

Imported cucumbers and greenhouse cucumbers saw a reduction in prices

National Retail Report - specialty crops

Total ad numbers this week came in at 294,443

USMCA seasonal perishable products weekly update

Avocado shippers are busy filling Cinco-de-Mayo contracts and commitments

Pfalzmarkt eG
Pfalzmarkt eG: Earliest fresh vegetable season start in decades

"Celery root, Napa cabbage, and Hokkaido pumpkins are becoming more popular"

Week 17 Fruit Wholesale Market Report

Days of rain have affected the market, and blueberry and dragon fruit prices have risen

CPMA Vancouver trade show has come to a close

Day 1 of CPMA Vancouver:

Trade show floor saw busy first day

Minister of Agriculture Floyd Green:

‘Agricultural growth in Jamaica exceeds 10% in early 2024’

Including carrots and grapes

South Korea to lower tariffs on farm products, tackling inflation

Thai Commerce Minister to assess Laos and China checkpoints for fruit export readiness

Vegetables and pulses outlook: April 2024

U.S. vegetable sales soar by 82 percent amid declines in harvest area and farms

Onion and garlic prices stabilize in Port Moresby

Hungarian strawberries experience minor frost damage and a delay in maturation

Frost affects fruit growers in many parts of Europe

EFRA Committee raises concerns and seeks clarity from Defra over reported delays to 30 April checks

Looking at the water footprint of Egypt's strategic crops