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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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Peruvian fruit and veg exports increased by 9% in value in January and February

According to the Association of Agricultural Producers’ Guilds of Peru (AGAP), Peruvian agricultural exports in the first two months of the year amounted to US $ 1.118 billion, i.e. 6% higher than in the same period of 2018.   This increase was driven by the fresh fruits and vegetables sub-sector, whose shipments in January and […]

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EU citrus imports grow by 40%

In recent months, various statements have been made from both Europe and the Spanish Government, claiming that the size of orange imports into the EU is comparable to that of previous years, before the agreement with South Africa. The Valencian crisis is thus attributed to internal and structural problems affecting citrus growing in this region. […]

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The five most expensive fruits in the world

Once upon a time, fresh fruit was a luxury. But, with the passage of time, fruits are getting less expensive by the day.   The next five fruits are. however, a class of their own. They are the most expensive in the world. Except for a few, even the richest of the richest cannot afford […]

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OVERVIEW GLOBAL KIWIFRUIT MARKET

All eyes in the kiwifruit sector are now on the southern hemisphere, which is now slowly taking over the world market. The first New Zealand kiwis are already at sea. European and North American traders look back on a predominantly positive season, with Italy as a major exception. The kiwifruit sector has had a difficult […]

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U.S. citrus production in 2018-19 is rebounding from previous-year lows, according to a USDA report

The U.S. citrus crop is forecast to be up 31% to 8.02 million metric tons (MT) in 2018-19, reflecting an expectation for expanded national production in all major citrus commodities, except lemons, and overall larger crops in the four major producing States.   The rebound is expected to be the greatest in Florida, recovering from […]

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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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Robotic apple harvester used for commercial crop in “world-first”

New Zealand’s largest apple grower-exporter T&G Global has begun using a robotic harvester on a commercial apple crop in what it describes as a “world-first”.   The development is the culmination of four years of working with U.S.-based technology partner Abundant Robotics, which T&G’s parent company BayWa AG invested in two years ago and which […]

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Chilean fruit exports increase by 2.3%

According to information from Chile’s Fruit Exporters Association AG (ASOEX), Chile has exported 1,347,621 tons of fresh fruit to different destinations in the world so far in this 2018-2019 export season (September 1, 2018 to March 18, 2019), i.e. 2.3% more than in the same period last season.   The United States has been the […]

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