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NZ: Turners & Growers appoints new CEO

New Zealand produce company Turners & Growers has looked internally to choose its new leader.
June 13 , 2013

U.S.: Dole board under investigation

Two U.S. law firms have launched investigations relating to this week's acquisition offer from Dole CEO David Murdock.
June 13 , 2013

Finding a solution to avocados' alternate bearing

Chilean agronomist Francisco Mena discusses his consultancy's work in tackling alternate bearing in avocados.
June 13 , 2013

Chile's FIA aims for eco-friendly cherry protection

A Chilean cherry research project will use rhizobacteria to fight damaging parasites.
June 13 , 2013

Online produce retailing takes off in Australia

Australian online produce distributors are slowly overcoming consumer doubts over the platform.
June 13 , 2013

Spanish govt pushes for Chinese stonefruit market access

Spain's FEPEX says China's phytosanitary measures "mask an extremely effective protectionist policy".
June 13 , 2013

Vietnam accelerates dragon fruit planting

High prices have enticed many Vietnamese growers to abandon rice and vegetable farming in favor of dragon fruit.
June 13 , 2013

Community and quality: a snapshot of Sydney's produce retailers

From farmers' markets to Costco, the PMA Fresh Connections Australia-New Zealand retail tour took in a range of trends from produce sellers.
June 12 , 2013

Five new stonefruit varieties developed in Spain

Taste, early production and disease resistance are the orders of the day for new peaches and nectarines developed in Spain.
June 12 , 2013

Opinion: what lies behind Murdock's tilt for full Dole ownership?

Just weeks after Dole canceled a share repurchase scheme, its chairman now wants to personally buy all remaining stock.
June 12 , 2013