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Avocado sales elevated by higher prices during third quarter Holidays

Father’s Day, Independence Day and Labor Day accumulate $164 Million for Third Quarter
February 07 , 2023

Bayer and Kimitec join forces on crop protection solutions

Bayer and Kimitec have announced a strategic agreement to accelerate the development and commercialization of biological crop protection solutions and biostimulants. 
February 06 , 2023

Organic farming has grown during the last decade in the EU

According to a report by the European Commission, organic farming in the EU grew to 14.8 million ha between 2010 and 2020, which represents 9.1% of all agricultural land in the region. 
February 06 , 2023

Fresh Del Monte and Talc Investment announce banana partnership in Somalia

Both companies announced the signing of a Somalia-based, multi-year banana partnership located in the heart of the previously famed banana belt area. 
February 06 , 2023

Peru's agricultural industry going back to normal

This comes after 11 days of intermittent roadblocks that severely affected a number agricultural operations in the growing region, preventing the products from reaching the main ports and being shipped to the international markets.
February 06 , 2023
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Global avocado oil market to reach US$10B in 2027 The product, which is made using the pulp of avocados, contains over 70% of heart-healthy oleic acid, a monounsaturated omega-9 fatty acid.

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Peruvian pomegranate exports rising to Europe Wonderfull, 116 and Kamel are among the most exported varieties, with the Netherlands leading the purchase with 46% of the total.

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A New Sales Record for Asfertglobal in 2022 Asfertglobal increased its turnover by 35% and the number of collaborators by 20%, mainly focusing on the North American, East European and South African markets.

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USDA modifies marketing order regulations for California-grown kiwifruit The change relaxes the minimum size requirement for all varieties of Actinidia chinensis species kiwifruit to Size 49, defined in the requirements as a maximum of 64 pieces of fruit in an 8-pound sample. 

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Fruit Logistica publishes latest European market figures European Statistics Handbook highlights the impact of inflation, weather phenomena, and rising production costs in the fruit and vegetable market.

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Wild Harvest Organic Produce offering over 40 new products United Natural Foods Inc. (UNFI) has announced the expansion of its Wild Harvest private-label organic produce line with more than 40 new items. 

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