03.05.2019 - Fruit Ukraine
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Spain: Fruit & veg imports rise by 11% in January

The Spanish import of fruits and vegetables in January 2019 grew by 11% in terms of volume and by 26% in terms of value compared to the same month of 2018, totaling 287,263 tons and 257.3 million Euro, according to data from the Department of Customs and Special Taxes of the Spanish Tax Agency, processed […]

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Italy is the leading global producer of organic citrus fruit

With almost 40 thousand hectares, Italy is the leading global producer of organic citrus fruit – it is quite an impressive figure if you think that Mexico, a much larger country, occupies the second place with only 12,570 hectares destined to this segment. In general, Italy is one of the leading growers of organic food […]

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Price is biggest risk for glasshouse berry growers

The International finance institution, Rabobank says the seasonal nature of strawberry production and the volatility in prices can make it risky for growers wanting to invest in the industry, if they do not mitigate.   Cindy van Rijswick, told the Global Berry Congress Expo in the Rotterdam, recent research from the company found that financing […]

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EU-28: Expected rebound of citrus production may reduce imports for 2018/19

EU orange production is concentrated in the Mediterranean region. Spain and Italy represent 80 percent of the EU’s total production of oranges. The remaining 20 percent is distributed among other Member States (MS), such as Greece and Portugal.   For MY 2018/19, EU-28 orange production is forecast at 6.5 MMT, 3.8 percent higher than MY […]

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Russia bans imports of fruit and vegetables from Ukraine

At the very end of 2018, the Russian Federation has introduced a ban on import of wheat, sunflower oil, sweets, vegetables, fruits and other goods from Ukraine. The list of more than fifty products is in the Cabinet Decree posted on the official government website.   The ban is also set on chocolate, ethyl alcohol, […]

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