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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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Ukraine does not expect tomato prices to drop soon

At the moment, prices for tomatoes in Ukraine are on average 40% higher than last year. Furthermore, there are no prerequisites for a significant reduction in the cost of these products on the Ukrainian market.   Industry experts argue that they have a sufficiently limited supply of tomato on the Ukrainian market. In particular, deliveries […]

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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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US growers harvest an increasing amount of organic tomatoes

Fresh tomatoes have remained a staple in American kitchens even as consumer tastes and preferences evolve. For example, producers have responded to consumer demand for more organic produce by cultivating more organic tomatoes.   From 2008 to 2011, consumer price sensitivity coupled with the higher price of organic produce (relative to conventional produce) contributed to […]

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Belgium: “Every year, strawberries and asparagus are the top products for Easter”

“It’s currently the Easter holidays in Belgium, and combined with the low temperatures, this has resulted in slightly slower sales. It’s expected proper Easter sales will start in the middle of this week. The top products for Easter are strawberries and asparagus, just like last year. Prices for both products were fairly low in recent […]

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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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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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OVERVIEW GLOBAL ONION MARKET

Where are the onions? This is the question that many onion traders around the world have been asking. As a result of the dry, hot summer in Europe, the harvest in the north of the continent is much smaller. In the US, the rain in the late summer had a similar effect on the harvest […]

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Russia to double the import of Turkish tomatoes

Turkey has the opportunity to increase its tomato exports to the Russian market. The Russian government is planning to purchase over 100,000 tons of Turkish tomatoes in 2019, according to fruchtportal.de.   Citing the Interfax agency and government sources, Fruchtportal.de reports that trade relations between Russia and Turkey are warming up. Russia’s purchase of 100,000 […]

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Ukraine has renewed the record for the export of cabbage, increasing supplies by 6 times!

In the season-2018/19 Ukraine has renewed the record for the export of cabbage, according to analysts of the Ukrainian Horticultural Association (UHA). Moreover, experts emphasize that the geography of supplies also significantly expanded.   In particular, from May to December of 2018 year Ukraine exported 2,400 tons of cabbage, which is 6,2 times more than […]

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