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South Africa table grape industry works for improvement over 2021-22

Weeks ahead of the season’s first South African grape exports, South Africa’s table grape industry released a strong statement on Sept. 22. The indication is that its growers are ready for a much better season than the last.

calendar_today September 29 , 2022
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Logistics crisis affecting Peruvian table grape quality this season

“There were not enough spaces on ships to cover export capacity. Delays in the import of materials caused problems with costs and shortages, due to the increase in freight rates," said Agrokasa's Camila Borgesa.

calendar_today August 31 , 2022
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U.S. table grape import value surges to new H1 record

The figure of $1.92 billion means that imports during the first six months of each year have more than doubled over the last decade.

calendar_today August 12 , 2022
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This Chilean table grape season was "one of the worst" - Uvanova

Uvanova's Carolina Cruz and Martin Silva said: “We consider this season to be one of the worst, given that previous bad seasons - which saw water scarcity and rain during harvest - have had lasting effects.”

calendar_today July 28 , 2022
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Mexico’s table grape body perplexed by first downward crop revision in 20 years

“This year, unfortunately we have had half the sizing we saw last season. We’ve never come across a similar situation,” said AALPUM managing director Juan Alberto Laborin.

calendar_today June 29 , 2022
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Logistics crisis hits 2022 Spanish table grape season

The logistics crisis and its consequences have continued to impact the fruit sector, and Spain is no exception. The Iberian country, which exports approximately 60 percent of its total production of table grapes, has experienced an increase in production costs which is set to impact the upcoming season.

calendar_today June 09 , 2022
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State of the Grape Market - June 2022

Supplies were falling across the board in the world's three biggest regional markets, where pricing saw a mixed picture.

calendar_today June 09 , 2022
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Mexico’s expected heavy and late grape season raises question about transition

Mexico's Sonora Grape Growers Association (AALPUM) has estimated that there is a record crop of 25.5 million boxes, putting it well above last year’s 21.3 million and a few percentage points up on the 23.6 million exported in 2019 - the current record.

calendar_today May 25 , 2022
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Freight costs weighing heavy on Mexico’s table grape industry

"Freight is more expensive than the product, it's killing us", Juan Laborin, General Director of the Mexican table grapes association AALPUM told the Grape Reporter.

calendar_today May 05 , 2022
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Behind Frutura’s acquisition of Subsole 

After complementing its purchase of Peru’s Agricole Don Ricardo in 2021 with an acquisition of Chile's Subsole, Frutura CEO David Krause spoke with The Grape Reporter about this strategic move and the synergies it brings.

calendar_today April 20 , 2022
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