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Berry Business at Risk Due to COVID-19

EastFruit analysts are warning about possible complications with the sale of berries if quarantine is not canceled.   “The experience of Italy shows that in times of strict quarantine, sales of perishable products are reduced. Since people try to leave their homes less often and visit retail outlets, sales of such perishable goods as garden […]

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Berry producers in northern Moldova hit by frosts

According to a preliminary assessment of berry growers in the village of Kunicha (Dondusheni district), about 30-70% of the crops have been lost. Considering that the town has been producing and exporting up to 1 thousand tons of strawberries over the past few years (almost a third of the total seasonal export of these berries […]

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Mexican berry growers’ sales dip amid U.S. border delays

Mexican berry growers have reportedly seen a sharp drop in sales over recent days due to heavy delays at the U.S. border, while mango producers have also been affected.   Producers of strawberries, blueberries, raspberries and blackberries have on average experienced a 20% drop in sales as the extended wait times crossing into the U.S. […]

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U.S.: California cherry season to arrive later than last year, says Stemilt

U.S.-based grower-shipper Stemilt says that a late spring has left many unknowns for retailers when it comes to the 2019 California cherry season, which it explains will be very different to last year.   The company says that its methodical process for evaluating cherries gives it the confidence to provide the advice: “throw out last […]

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Serbian berry sector needs new approach for fresh market

The Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) of the United Nations says creating a platform for exporting berries out of Serbia is providing several challenges, based on the structure of the industry.   Serbia produces between 60,000-85,000 tonnes of raspberries annually and more than 95 per cent of production is exported. Speaking at the Global Berry […]

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