Top Stories

New Zealand topfruit exports to rise in 2020

New trees coming into production and trade developments are driving forces behind the year's positive outlook for New Zealand topfruit.
November 18 , 2019

Apeel undergoing rapid international expansion, has "productive" 2020 pipeline

At PMA Fresh Summit last month, FreshFruitPortal.com caught up with Apeel's Natalie Shuman to hear about what the company is up to.
November 18 , 2019

Sam's Club names new CEO

The former executive vice president of Neighborhood Markets who moved to the U.S. from Australia in 2015 has taken over from Greg Foran.
November 15 , 2019

Brazilian fruit to enter China for the first time

"Not only is this a huge step for melons, but also for all Brazilian fruit" - a deal that opens the Chinese market for Brazil was made official this week.
November 15 , 2019

U.S. Kroger announces location of new Ocado facility

The new facility with be the U.S. retailer's sixth that it will open in partnership with U.K.-based online grocery retailer Ocado.
November 15 , 2019
More News

South African table grapes see uptick in early exports Export volumes through week 45 were more than four-times higher year-on-year, with the majority made up of white seedless varieties.

View All

U.S.: Odwalla debuts sugar-free smoothie products U.S. company Odwalla has launched a new line of sugar-free smoothie products, which it recently presented to attendees at the PMA Fresh Summit in Anaheim, California.

View All

Knowing food's origin can make it taste better, says new study Knowledge of the origin of food "significantly" changes the perception of the food and is attached to feelings of cultural pride, says a new study.

View All

Walmart: E-commerce, grocery delivery drive strong Q3 Walmart sees strong e-commerce growth amidst changes in delivery programs and with new CEO in the U.S. during the third quarter.

View All

Sainsbury's named South African stone fruit retailer of the year Despite a difficult season, Sainsbury's is awarded as retailer of the year by Hortgro for consistently supporting the region's stone fruit campaign.

View All

C.H. Robinson launches "first and only" freight self-service technology The web-based offering streamlines the shipping process and allows small businesses to book freight without any shipping knowledge or expertise.

View All

The world's largest cherry was grown in far-southern Chile The massive cherry belonging to Claudio Vergara Tagle was harvested last season but the record has now become official.

View All

iTradeNetwork launches new products and promotions "Transparency and traceability are big topics in the industry right now. We're really excited to kind of jump start that change with the products that we have."

View All

Alibaba sets new record for Singles' Day sales The event that takes place every year on Nov. 11 is also a major shopping day for high-end imported fruits.

View All

Japan to tighten regulations on plant breeders' rights After a devastating leak of grapes to South Korea and China, Japan will make regulations on fruit varieties sent abroad more strict.

View All
Most Read View All
Industry Announcements View All
In Charts View All