Industry analysis from Produce Plus

Analysis and insight for the fresh produce business in Australia and New Zealand.

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Positive forecast for global avocado business


The avocado trade will continue to grow in an increasingly competitive market, according to a Rabobank report

Kaufland tomato display Germany Adobe

Tomatoes remain big business


Growth in volume and value of globally traded fresh and chilled tomatoes shows the appetite remains for the salad staple

Health diet Adobe

FAO highlights costs of a healthy diet


FAOSTAT data portal shows that Latin America and the Caribbean have the highest cost of a healthy diet compared to other regions

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IFPA releases State of the Industry Report


Association study covers economic and consumption data, key trends and looks at the industry’s future prospects

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Avocados remain a ‘globally popular super fruit’


New Rabobank market trend report highlights ongoing supply and demand growth


Lyro Robotics

Labour shortage? AI powered robots may be the answer


Avocados picked and packed in successful trial by Australian start-up, Lyro Robotics

Top 20 Products 2018

What’s on top in 2020?


Produce Plus and Nielsen team up to analyse the performance of Australia’s leading fresh fruit and vegetable products

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No need for panic buying

2020-03-24T00:00:07+00:00By Wayne Prowse

Fresh Intelligence’s Wayne Prowse says Australia’s highly efficient supply chain will ensure there is no shortage of fresh produce if consumers shop responsibly


Australian imports up by a third

2015-03-13T10:18:38+00:00By Wayne Prowse

Australia’s fruit imports grew by more than 30 per cent in 2014, but they still accounted for less than 10 per cent of total consumption in value terms


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