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British study gives weight to "An apple a day" saying

A study has found more fruit consumption could prevent 8,500 deaths from stroke and heart disease in the U.K.
December 27 , 2013

U.S.: Peruvian pilot program off to strong start for PortMiami

PortMiami has given a rough volume estimate for Peruvian fruit imports this year and beyond.
December 27 , 2013

Chile: stevedores launch "warning" strike in San Antonio

There were expectations yesterday that a San Antonio stevedore strike would be resolved quickly.
December 20 , 2013

Honduras decision puts Rainforest Alliance impartiality "in doubt"

José Obregón explains the union issue behind the revokement of a Chiquita Brands suppliers' certification.
December 20 , 2013

NZ ozone technology takes off for apple treatment

In its early stages of development, ozone technology has shown some advantages over chemical-based apple wash.
December 20 , 2013

Australian table grapes gain access to Korean market

The Australian table grape industry expects millions of dollars worth of exports under a new Korean agreement.
December 19 , 2013

Syngenta sells Dulcinea Farms

Swiss company Syngenta has decided to back out of its U.S.-based melon business.
December 19 , 2013

U.K.: Tesco makes Indian retail pitch

Tesco has taken a necessary step to gain greater access to India's prospective retail market.
December 19 , 2013

Rainforest Alliance removes certification from Honduran banana growers

Worker treatment concerns led to decertification for a group of banana farms in Honduras.
December 19 , 2013

Ireland: Fyffes directors raise shareholdings

Three executives have purchased shares in one of Europe's biggest fruit companies.
December 19 , 2013