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Hortifrut to acquire leading berry company Atlantic Blue

This acquisition will allow Hortifrut to increase its growing area by about 20%, adding roughly 850 hectares across the three countries where Atlantic Blue operates.
October 18 , 2021

Ocean Mist Farms announces new president and CEO

The new president and CEO will be responsible for leading all commercial, operational, financial, and administrative aspects of the company and will provide a clear vision allowing for organizational growth and financial success.
October 18 , 2021

T&G Global forecasts sharp profit drop due to Covid-19 disruptions

The company’s apples business had faced shipping challenges, which impacted pricing and costs, especially in the Northern Hemisphere and Asia, the company's CEO said.
October 18 , 2021

Biden's California port plan won't solve supply chain crisis, experts say

"It's great that they've chosen to do something, but we're talking about a less than 1% to 2% change here," said one expert.
October 18 , 2021

Dole Sunshine Company to create new business in ingredients developed from fruit side-streams

This new venture will focus on sourcing and transforming fruit side streams and unutilised fruit parts by repurposing them into high-value natural products like enzymes, extracts, seed oils and fibres.
October 18 , 2021

Colombia avocados: Corpohass targets exports of $400M by 2025

Colombian Hass avocado association CorpoHass has held the first ever national roundtable event for the country's exporters, as it seeks to ramp up shipments of the fruit.
October 15 , 2021

U.S. market to see "substantial growth" in Chilean cherry imports this season

The Chilean Fresh Fruit Association (CFFA) also said that for the first time, the U.S. export season will run more than 12 weeks, from November through February. 
October 15 , 2021

Zespri renames red kiwifruit ahead of volume ramp-up in 2022

Commercialized in December 2019 and initially marketed as Zespri Red during the sales trials, the rebranded fruit will be available in commercial volumes for the first time in 2022 in New Zealand, Singapore, Japan and China.
October 15 , 2021

Mexican avocado production to fall in 2021-22

The country is expected to produce 2.33 million metric tons (MMT) between July 2021 and June 2022, following a record volume year in the previous season.
October 15 , 2021

XVII International Banana Convention to analyze current state of global sector

The XVIII International Banana Convention in Guayaquil, Ecuador, organized by the Association of Banana Exporters of Ecuador (AEBE), is getting closer and closer.
October 14 , 2021