Permanent round table raises hopes for Dominican Republic’s banana industry
Banana Link International Coordinator Alistair Smith outlines developments that point to greater social dialogue and a brighter future for the many Haitian migrant workers on the country’s plantations.
Opinion: Persecution in Spain against the avocado
Cristobal Aguado, President of Valencia's AVA-ASAJA, says that hundreds of families benefit from the performance of this crop, helping to turn the economic wheel in many towns.
Five food trends and how they are shaping new safety requirements
Kirstie Jones of U.K.-based Navitas SafetyNow says: "Businesses should be seeking to utilize the rise of these five food trends in order to catapult themselves to greater success and deliver a service that the consumer demands."
100 days post Brexit, what are the impacts on the produce sector?
John Giles of Promar International says: "They always say Rome wasn’t built in a day – but neither has the full impact of Brexit been seen in the UK after 100 – yet."
Leverage the power of perishables by differentiating fresh food offerings
Sally Lyons Wyatt and Jonna Parker of IRI say three key areas offer retailers and manufacturers fantastic differentiation opportunities, whether in-store, online or out-of-store with digital or other media.
Opinion: Unity is a necessity to achieve greater goals
Cristian Tagle, President of the Chilean Cherry Committee, says the industry must come together following an unprecedented and challenging season.
Opinion: Supply shock, demand collapse?
In the wake of the Chilean table grape damage, John Pandol says "the idea of 'there’s half the supply so the price should double' never happens".
Time for the blueberry industry of the Americas to come to the table
Following the last week's USITC ruling, Cort Brazelton says: "In the aftermath of this intense process, we have an opportunity to come together."