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Sector | Exotic/Tropical fruit & vegetables

Significant production declines reported in Punjab and Sindh provinces

Pakistan's mango production anticipated to decrease for third consecutive year due to climate change

Karnataka farmer earns good money from Miyazaki mangoes

Francisco Balas, from Higos Fiki:

"When the Spanish season begins, the markets prefer our fruit, especially the United Kingdom"

"There was an increase in demand for kiwi after March"

Mango twig tip dieback challenges Darwin's industry

Kiwifruit growers’ orchards saved after spray ruled safe for use

Cameroon cancels controversial 400,000-hectare cassava project

CBP officers seize $5.4M in methamphetamine at Pharr International Bridge

The event will take place on June 7 - registration is already open

Cooperativa La Palma and Caja Rural Granada present the First Congress on Agriculture with Tropical Purpose

Guarino Natural Garden (Italy)

Increasing demand for organic short supply chain products


Litchi cultivation gains ground in Pirojpur

Avolution Lab launches the Avo Oleo project

"Our goal is to help in adding value to avocados discarded for fresh consumption"

Mexico may see a gap in mango supply

How $400 pineapples sold out in days

Record value off reduced volumes -

Zespri’s 2023/24 sales increased 2% to $NZD 3.99 billion

Japanese market embraces RubyRed kiwis

Some claim the Australian avocado industry is in crisis

West Australian avocados make their mark in India

Omar Díaz, from Westfalia Fruit Peru:

"The Asian market is important for smaller-sized avocados"

Banana and pineapple imports hit record highs in South Korea

Esteban Lorenzo from Pitapalma

"We are shipping 90% of our pitaya production to the Czech Republic"

The decrease in the caliber of Peruvian avocados causes economic losses

"We offer a wide variety of produce from the entire African continent"

Vietnam's durian production faces saltwater intrusion and drought

Laurel wilt is a significant threat to United States avocado industry

François Moran, Tropibana

Pineapple season marked by limited supply, high prices and average quality

Farmers in Rajshahi encouraged to produce export-quality mango

New Zealand sees a drop in SunGold kiwifruit licence values

Shiploads of premium WA avocados arrive in India

GEM avocados now available at select Costco warehouses

Malaysia's durian harvest faces delays due to weather and changing consumer preferences

USMCA seasonal perishable products weekly update

Light demand and slow movement of avocados from Mexico continues

Higher prices for Indian pomegranates

Fabio Toledo, Cooperativa Frontera:

"The heat has given us no respite and has caused the harvests to start one to two months earlier than planned"

‘Chinta Mango’ farmer’s variety registered in PPVFRA

Durian Risk Index claims they should

Should Thai durian fear Vietnamese competitors?

Kerala imports jackfruit from Vietnam following a yield decline

Colombian avocados continue to grow in U.S. market presence

“New season Chinese garlic is on the market and the quality is great”

Kenyan court upholds ban on avocado farming next to Amboseli National Park


State of Bahia exported 188,000 tons of fruit in 2023

Odisha FPOs enter global markets with first export of mangoes and vegetables

Erratic weather reduces mango yield in Goa and Andhra Pradesh

Monkeys menace pineapple farm

Simon Matthews - AgriCoat Nature seal

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

Climate change impacts Pakistani mango production for third consecutive year

Kakuzi outlines plans to sustain positioning as an Integrated International Markets Focused Agribusiness Enterprise

Steadier North American pineapple supply recently

Kiwi consumer campaign gets creative

Thijs Boersma, Biesheuvel Knoflook:

"With fresh garlic from Italy, we are bridging the period to the new Dutch harvest"

Fresh Del Monte collaborates for release of Disney and Pixar’s “Inside Out 2” movie

"Chlorine dioxide preservative can effectively increase the shelf life of lychees"

Lancang-Mekong cooperation significantly contributes to agri development and trade

Durian imports arrive from Thailand in Guangzhou

Mango exports might be in jeopardy

Pakistan faces challenges in meeting international phytosanitary conditions

University of Cordoba study:

Avocado pruning residues used to produce more sustainable food packaging

Charles Mwirumbi - Charic Fresh Fruits & Vegetables Exporters

Ugandan exporter sees big interest at Macfrut

Zeebrugge, Belgium

Over a million trays of NZ kiwis set for destruction due to mice infestation

Only six papaya producers left in South Africa

"It's a disaster": Third season of papaya scarcity in South Africa

Litchi harvest season to start in Hainan

Part of China’s lychee harvest devastated by extreme weather

Dharwad's alphonso mangoes find new market in the U.S.

Córdoba will harvest less garlic as the area devoted to this crop decreased by 50%

“Peru’s ginger production 20% lower, prices are going to be higher”

Recently unveiled product was showcased at this year's Cibus exhibition

Pomegranate arils with a shelf life of up to 20 days

Source BI - Juan Winter & Dirk Odendaal

Steering a data-driven course through choppy waters

Half of kiwis sold at Jhb market go across the border

Locally-grown green kiwis coining it as South Africa waits for last from Europe

Mango price surge in Tamil Nadu due to yield drop

Cost of litchis on the higher side in Bangladesh

Due to Russia-Ukraine and Palestine-Israel conflicts

Challenges for Alphonso mango export from Ratnagiri

Peru sets ginger export record in the first quarter of 2024

Renzo Ceruti, Three Rivers:

“This Peruvian avocado season is really a puzzle that we are barely starting to put together”

Drought impacts Thailand's durian production

Miyazaki mangoes debut in Karachi, Pakistan

Vietnamese durian exports to China confirmed safe from excessive cadmium

Costa Rican banana and pineapple grower hits national distribution in the U.S.

Litchi production anticipates a bumper yield in Malda district

Abundance of Peruvian avocados expected late spring through summer

Week 19 Fruit Wholesale Market Report

Durian prices continue their downward trend, while apples are now available in small-sized packaging

Natore district announces start dates for mango and litchi harvesting

President Marcos intends to plant 100 million trees

Filipinos want to become world leader in coconut exports

IFPA leads mission to grow Australia and New Zealand's fresh produce exports to South Korea

Vietnamese exports to the EU may face suspension

Not many consumers know about the nutritional value of cactus products

Southern Region news release

Florida utilized avocado production for 2023 totaled 10,550 tons

"La Quercia" is a nursery specializing in kiwifruit

"Kiwifruits still bring us a lot of satisfaction as a crop"

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

Mangosteen from Thailand currently cheaper than local variety in Vietnam

Unusual culinary fusion: Durian stir-fry

MedFEL 2024 conference

What diversification is possible in the face of climate change?

USMCA seasonal perishable products weekly update

Avocado demand from California and Mexico is slow

Partnership aims to achieve largest mango export from Pakistan

Al Syed Group and MG Agri Foods join hands for $15 million exports

"The pineapple production seasons ended early, and the overall performance was not ideal"

Coconut biodiesel in Papua New Guinea: an alternative to fuel imports

Australian avocados enter Indian market with Brett Lee as ambassador

Harvest for mangoes in India underway

"Prices for mangoes are good and stable"


Nakuru County officials press for crop diversification

Thai durian exports to international markets show promising growth

Striving to meet the stringent food safety standards

Kenyan avocado sector seeks improved cooperation with China to expand exports

Citrus and persimmon harvests might also suffer

Flooding will certainly affect fruit production in Rio Grande do Sul

Roger Matthews - NZ Feijoa Growers Association

“I believe that volumes will be well up on last year, but average fruit size is still down in some orchards"

"This year marks a lean year for lychee production. Production has been greatly reduced"

Heat impacts lychee production in Dinajpur, Bangladesh

South African avocado industry preparing to start first shipments to India, Japan and China

Avocado production is trending in Brazil

Dragon fruit price surge in Vietnam due to drought

Increased demand for dry ginger in Kerala

Cool March weather causes poor results in Hualien

Mango production faces challenges in Taiwan

'Improving Quality of Tropical Fruit Vietnam' project

Working on smart agricultural practices in vietnam

Sayuri Sakihama Meléndez, from PromPerú:

Peru invites hundreds of fruit importers to its country every year

Tommie Landman – Landman Group

South African Star Ruby export estimate down by a million cartons

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

Hybrid mango cultivation in Himachal Pradesh

Mango calendar introduced in Bangladesh's Satkhira district

Mango production challenges occurring in the south of India

Unseasonal rains impact mango crops in Telangana

Sabah MD2 pineapple cultivation project is expected to yield 5,000 tons

Anticipating the South Florida mango season

Guinness World Record for largest fruit display set in Dallas, Texas

Gingin and Chittering areas

Lengthy fruit orchard recovery in Australia after January bushfire

Colliers brings Cheeky Farms to the market

Ukrainian garlic: revitalization strategy for the industry

haertwarmion vodei

Cow expresses love to vegetable vendor

Adapting the tropical fruit sector to climate change in a global context

Ginger market crisis: record-high prices trigger importers’ alarm

Jackfruit is increasingly popular in Kerala

Lục Nam pineapple is seen as a specialty of Bắc Giang Province

Papaya Instead of Cake Goes Viral

Significant losses due to rains and winds in Chamarajanagar, India