October 02, 2014 / Week N° 40

UN calls out Thai fruit companies over forced labor claims

UN calls out Thai fruit companies over forced labor claims October 2nd, 2014

A UN working group has called attention to allegations over forced labor at two Thai fruit processors.  ... [ Keep Reading ]

Second round of Argentine port strikes called off

Second round of Argentine port strikes called off October 2nd, 2014

Despite some port delays in Argentina last month due to strikes, the blueberry industry says damages weren't s ... [ Keep Reading ]

Organic Italian kiwifruit hit U.S. shores

Organic Italian kiwifruit hit U.S. shores October 2nd, 2014

Viva Tierra Organic has embarked on its second Italian kiwifruit import season.  ... [ Keep Reading ]

Australia: Tasmanian taskforce aims to double produce sales by 2020

Australia: Tasmanian taskforce aims to double produce sales by 2020 October 2nd, 2014

A new Tasmanian horticultural reform scheme aims to make progress where previous plans fell flat.  ... [ Keep Reading ]

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