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Zespri responds to Covid-positive test result on kiwifruit sample in China

Zespri CEO Dan Mathieson confirmed it was Zespri fruit exported last month which tested positive, and all subsequent tests had come back negative.
September 27 , 2021

Ripening room manufacturer Interko expands global footprint

The company says it has this year installed ripening rooms in the Netherlands, Mexico, Colombia and Argentina for various well-known and important fruit retailers, importers and distributors.
September 27 , 2021

Peruvian fruit and vegetable exports up by a quarter through July

Fruit exports reached $2.3 billion, which was mainly made up of avocados (US$925 million) and table grapes ($538 million), together accounting for 63 percent of the total.
September 27 , 2021

Maine blueberry growers had bounce-back year, aided by rain

Maine’s wild blueberry growers had a bounce-back year this summer after struggling with low prices and small crops sizes in recent seasons.
September 27 , 2021

Del Monte and CMA CGM enter into space charter agreement

Network Shipping Ltd. (NWS), the shipping division of Del Monte, is chartering spaces to CMA CGM for trade between Costa Rica, Guatemala and the U.S. West Coast.
September 24 , 2021

Argentina sends record size citrus shipment

The cargo consisted of 7,300 pallets under the deck and another 5,000 pallets in 250 containers on deck.
September 24 , 2021

Camposol appoints new CEO

The Board of Directors of Peruvian-headquartered multinational Camposol has announced a new CEO, effective Sept. 21, 2021.
September 24 , 2021

Spain to ban the sale of fruit and vegetables in plastic containers from 2023

The larger retailers must offer up to seven different types of packaging and dedicate part of their space to bulk sales so that consumers will be able to goods store in their own bags or containers.
September 24 , 2021

Port stay duration increased 11% during 2021 H1

Sea-Intelligence used data published by the UNCTAD) on port stays to see if it could shed light on the current bottleneck issues faced by the container shipping industry.
September 24 , 2021

'Largest integrated logistics center' inaugurated in Africa

Danish-headquartered transport and logistics company DSV has inaugurated a new integrated logistics center in Gauteng, South Africa, which it says is the largest in the continent. 
September 23 , 2021