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APHIS urges public comment on import consolidation proposal

A new APHIS proposal plans to consolidate plant import rules, requiring permit holders to have a U.S. residence.
June 27 , 2013

Opinion: Chile must protect perishable exports from strikes

Fedefruta president Cristián Allendes argues for a law to protect fruit exporters and food security from strikes.
June 27 , 2013

Market Pulse Week 25 - 2013

Green apples performed well in Russia, while apples of mixed color took the lead in Europe in week 25.
June 26 , 2013

Bumper garlic crop expected for China

U.S. garlic importer I Love Produce expects a very different year for imports of the crop from China.
June 26 , 2013

Chinese demand "phenomenal", says Citrus Australia

Citrus Australia has seen a sharp uptick in orange demand in China, and is optimistic for U.S. prospects under the new import system.
June 26 , 2013

U.S.: Dole arranges special committee to analyze takeover bid

Independent director Andrew J. Conrad will chair a special committee to assess Dole chairman David Murdock's acquisition bid.
June 26 , 2013

Europe tackles food waste down to the last crumb

Europe's “Every Crumb Counts” declaration hopes to decrease food wastage from the producer to the consumer.
June 26 , 2013

Small factories push innovation in Cuban fruit sector

Artisan fruit factories in Cuba are on the rise and increasing industry potential.
June 25 , 2013

Peruvian strawberry exports double

Peruvian strawberry exports have risen significantly this year with Germany, Belgium and Canada as the leading destinations.
June 25 , 2013

Argentina sees sharp rise in apple and pear production costs

As production costs rise for apples and pears, Argentine growers are struggling to remain competitive.
June 25 , 2013