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South Africa experiences mixed season for table grapes

Rains and further strike possibilities could hurt South African table grape output, in an otherwise good season.
January 08 , 2013

Plastic ball tests improve Maersk's fresh produce transport

Plastic balls treated as breathing organisms have helped MCI better understand produce transportation.
January 07 , 2013

NZ: spray concerns trigger beekeeper reluctance with kiwifruit

Some New Zealand beekeepers have said they are losing business due to kiwifruit spray streptomycin.
January 07 , 2013

Mango exports rise as Ecuadorian season comes to an end

Mango volumes were up 10%, dominated by Tommy Atkins and Kent varieties.
January 07 , 2013

World's top banana producer aims for higher export presence

Around 30% of produce goes to waste in India's top banana-growing region.
January 07 , 2013

Chilean grape exports to North America down 31.2%

A shortfall in Chilean export grapes has led to high prices for both white and red seedless.
January 07 , 2013

U.S.: FDA proposes new food safety rules and produce regulations

Proposed U.S. FDA rules would shift produce safety from reactionary to preventative, with greater burdens in store.
January 04 , 2013

Prunes gain space in Chilean export portfolio

Chile's prune export values have roughly hit par with their fresh plum counterpart in recent years.
January 04 , 2013

Opinion: traceability indispensable for Chile as an agricultural power

Chile has made strides in produce traceability, but Waldo Hudson Klapp believes more efforts are needed.
January 04 , 2013

Major Spanish citrus exporter faces possible closure

Bad loans to producers have put Spanish citrus co-op Canla on the brink of closure.
January 04 , 2013