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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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OVERVIEW GLOBAL TOMATO MARKET

These are exciting times on the tomato market. Many countries are currently in the transition period between the import and export seasons. In the meantime, the spread of the ToBRFV virus is being monitored worldwide. Various cases have already been reported in Europe and it is still unclear whether eradication of the virus is possible. […]

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Supply of Moroccan table tomatoes worries European producers

The main supplier of table tomatoes for Italy is the Netherlands with over 114,000 tons of produce exported. Italy’s main destination is  Germany with over 61,000 tons (2018 data). As regards medium term forecasts, it is estimated that table tomato imports to the EU should increase by 0.4 percentage points every year. In this scenario, […]

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Apple stocks in EU are at record levels

Apple stocks in the EU remain enormous, this spring. At the beginning of March, record volumes were in the storage rooms of European companies: The highest number of the last 12 years. This is reported by analysts of the Ukrainian Horticultural Association (UHA) with reference to the reports of the World Pear and Apple Producers […]

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Ukrainian agricultural exports grow by almost a quarter in first two months of the year

Ukraine’s agricultural export market was worth a record USD 18.8 billion in 2018 and this growth trend has continued into the current year.   Agrarian Ministry officials have reported a 24.4% year-on-year increase in agricultural exports during January-February 2019, representing a new total for the two-month period of USD 3.5 billion.   The geographical focus […]

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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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Moldova: Greenhouse vegetables more profitable than apples, plums, grapes and nuts

Moldova is a major fruit exporter, however, they do not make use of their favorable geographical position and climate conditions for greenhouse production development. The economist of the investment department at the Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations (FAO), Mr. Andriy Yarmak, said this during the conference Greenhouse Business in Moldova: Opportunities and […]

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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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Europe’s onion shortage presents opportunities for Argentina

Onion production in Europe has producers on the verge of tears, and producers from Argentina smiling.   According to agronomist Daniel Iurman, of the Experimental Agricultural Station (EEA) Hilario Ascasubi del Inta, onion production in the center and north of Europe decreased by 16 percent due to high temperatures and a water deficit, which could […]

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Tunisian strawberry acreage: 9% increase

The area devoted to strawberry cultivation in Tunisia reached about 614 hectares (ha) during the 2018/2019 season, including 590 ha are located in the governorate of Nabeul, compared to 563 ha last season (2017/2018), an increase of 9%.   The volume of strawberry production is estimated at 18.2 thousand tonnes over the last five years, […]

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