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Chile: fruit fly detection will not impact exports

The detection of 11 fruit flies in ValparaĆ­so sent a scare in Chile but will not shut down ports.
January 08 , 2013

Total Produce acquires majority share of Oppy

By 2017, Europe's top produce company will control 65% of the Oppenheimer Group.
January 08 , 2013

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