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Camposol avocados

All change for Peruvian avocado markets


Chile enters the top three destinations for first half of 2023, displacing the US market

Chilean lemons

Chile promotes lemon offer to Japanese market


Citrus Committee organises workshop and retail tour to help importers and distributors identify new growth opportunities

Juliet Sear's mushroom kebabs

Mushrooms positioned as energy-boosting ‘super food’


Marketing campaign aims to increase limited awareness of vegetable’s vitamin B content as people’s diet suffers during cost-of-living crisis

GTrC2023 Speakers

Look who’s talking… at Global Tropicals Congress


Top names gather at Fruitnet’s new meeting point for the tropical and exotic fresh produce business.

DOGK 2023

German event DOGK returns on 20-21 September

2023-08-02T11:09:00+01:00By Fruitnet Media International

Leading fresh produce event considers potential major changes that are likely to shape the business over the next few years


“Promising” season ahead for Nergi kiwi berries


Both volume and quality look promising for the new Nergi kiwi berry season, according to France-based marketer Sofruileg

NL CREDIT Albert Heijn TAGS plastic bags sustainability net reusable recycling

Sustainability report shows importance of affordability and convenience


A new study finds three-quarters of consumers wish to live more sustainably, with convenience and affordability the main impediments

Del Monte Hemburg Oliver Engelken

Fresh Del Monte opens new office in Germany


Hamburg operation will lead continued expansion as company looks to satisfy demand for sustainably sourced fresh fruit

UK Chiquita London buses 6

Chiquita keeps its London bus campaign on the road


Now in its ninth year, the promotional vehicle continues to drive the group’s sustainability message

Turkey flag

UK and Turkey to broker new FTA


The two nations today agreed to start talks on a new bi-lateral trade deal


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South Africa stonefruit arvest in bins Hortgro

Challenging season for South African stonefruit


While low volumes and logistical problems hurt the campaign, producer profitability increased and marketing activities proved successful


NZ exporters welcome free-trade deal with EU


Agreement with European trading bloc offers major potential benefits for suppliers of kiwifruit, apples, and onions

Interpera 2023 panel

Europe set for low pear crop


Upcoming European pear harvest will be one of the smallest in the last ten years, according to forecast released at Interpera


Festival of Fresh 2023 in pictures


FPJ’s open-air summer festival allowed the UK fresh produce trade to catch up, share ideas, enjoy the sun and take in a heavy-hitting speaker programme at the site of AMFRESH’s new packhouse and innovation centre

Jim Jefcoate believes food safety standards overstate the risks associated with wholehead produce

How can we make the UK a lower-maintenance destination for produce?

2023-06-29T11:34:00+01:00By Jim Jefcoate

Compliance and sustainability specialist Jim Jefcoate explores how the UK can become a more appealing market for fruit and vegetable exporters by simplifying compliance complexity