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APS18 preview: Robinson Fresh to offer insight on omni-channel consumers during tour

The progressive produce company will unveil a research report at its European headquarters during part of a special Amsterdam Produce Summit excursion.
November 11 , 2018

Kenya signs mango, avocado export agreement with China

Technical teams from the two countries will start the process of setting inspection criteria for each product category.
November 11 , 2018

Chile: Shipments to China drive total fruit export growth

Total fruit exports rose by 6.7%, but to China they grew at several times that rate.
November 09 , 2018

Man named in Zespri kiwifruit smuggling case

Local media report that Zespri now claims that the accused may have also smuggled the plants into Australia, as well as China.
November 08 , 2018

Chinese, Turkish grape production to fall by 10% in 2018-19, USDA forecasts

However, China's imports of table grapes are also expected to decline due to the tariff increases on U.S. fruit.
November 08 , 2018
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APS18 preview: Dutch Ministry of Agriculture encourages greater supply chain collaboration Whether it’s Brexit, sustainability, food waste or consumption, the government department is eager to bring together all fresh produce players to jointly address common goals.

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USDA forecasts slight drop in Chilean table grape exports in 2018-19 The organization said the figure was calculated assuming regular yields and an expected decrease in planted area.

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State of the Market - Week 44, 2018 There were separate avocado-related supply issues in China, the U.S. and Europe in week 44.

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Tru-Cape's Pieter Graaff is Western Cape Farmer of the Year From the pages of Produce Business UK The thing that I take for granted that I forget from a foreign perspective is end delivery is 30 minutes, which is quite remarkable,” says Richard McKenzie, partner in retail and consumer goods, Asia Pacific, at consultancy Oliver Wyman. The retail expert estimates that in the microcosm of […]

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California: Mexican fruit fly quarantine established in Los Angeles Country The control area measures 79 square miles and includes the Los Angeles and Long Beach ports.

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