Opinion

Opinion: Lessons and challenges of cooperation in times of Covid-19

Manuel Otero of the Interamerican Agricultural Cooperation Institute stresses the importance of local agriculture in times of crisis as critical to food security.
April 01 , 2020

Opinion: Insights to build a tropical program for your business

Gina Garven of Robinson Fresh provides what retailers need to know about the tropical produce category and offers tips to boost sales.
March 11 , 2020

Opinion: Navigating the cellular transition and its impacts on real-time tracking devices

March 04 , 2020

Opinion: Where next for the U.K. in trade talks post Brexit?

John Giles of Promar International writes on the complexities of the U.K.'s trade negiotiations after Brexit, saying plans are "ambitious to say the least".
February 20 , 2020

Opinion: Banana futures in the balance

Alistair Smith, the international coordinator of non-profit Banana Link, discusses German buyers making a welcome move and the importance of understanding the soils in which the fruit is grown.
February 19 , 2020

Opinion: A 2020 vision for the Southern African citrus industry

Justin Chadwick, CEO of the Citrus Growers’ Association of Southern Africa, gives his expectations for the season ahead, including potential challenges and opportunities for the industry.
February 12 , 2020

Opinion: Expectations at the start of the Mexican mango season

Nissa Pierson of Crespo Organic Mangoes provides an overview of what to expect from the different Mexican mango growing regions at the season gets underway.
February 05 , 2020

Opinion: What Chilean table grape reconversion means for the industry

Jorge Valenzuela of Fedefruta explains how varietal reconversion will provide worthwhile changes for producers, even in the face of threatening droughts.
January 29 , 2020

Q&A with John Pandol: The changing table grape industry

Grape expert John Pandol discusses several key areas undergoing rapid change in the global industry, including varieties, value retailing, and the rise of Peru.
January 22 , 2020

Opinion: Blueberries from 2019 to 2020 – the inflection point

Renowned blueberry expert Cort Brazelton discusses some major changes taking place in the global industry and where the business is now headed.
January 15 , 2020