Opinion: More hope within the banana sector this year

José Antonio Hidalgo, Executive Director of the Association of Banana Exporters in Ecuador (AEBE), says the banana sector continues with the same passion and commitment as always while taking the challenges it faced in 2020 as lessons learned.
January 12 , 2021

What does 2021 hold for the international fresh produce sector?

John Giles of Promar International speaks about some things happening around the world in the fresh produce sector and what the U.K.-EU trade deal could mean for both sides.
January 04 , 2021

Ringing in the New Year: 2021’s global logistics outlook

Mike Short, president of global freight forwarding at C.H. Robinson, says that as the New Year approaches, it’s time to look at ways you can make a smart plan for global shipping in 2021.
December 23 , 2020

Opinion: What's going on in the U.K. fresh produce sector?

John Giles, a Divisional Director of Promar International, says there are many macro business issues facing fresh produce suppliers and buyers in the UK fresh produce market.
October 28 , 2020

U.S. importing and exporting: Understanding the basics

Kevin Doucette of C.H. Robinson says that understanding the basics of trade compliance can make it easier to keep up with updates, changes, and additions to trade laws.
October 14 , 2020

Covid-19 has flipped the value proposition of omnichannel shopping for constrained consumers

Nielsen says that six months into the pandemic, early reliance on e-commerce has expanded into a fundamental dependence on still-evolving omnichannel shopping experiences. 
October 12 , 2020

Vanguard lists five things to know about the Peruvian grape season

Vanguard International gives insights into five key areas about its Peruvian grape season, including information about the climate, its fields and its team.
September 28 , 2020

Opinion: Meeting the challenges of vegan food production

James Sopwith, Group Strategic Account Director at adi Group, says that a gauntlet has been thrown down to manufacturers.
September 02 , 2020

California wildfires present new challenges during Covid-Era

The Grower-Shipper Association of Central-California says the current challenges farmers face "seem never greater than what we have seen in 2020".
August 26 , 2020

Opinion: Are consumers swapping fresh produce sustainability for safety?

Craig Stauffer, CEO of Vanguard International, says that it may be time to warm up the DeLorean and get back to the future again.
August 19 , 2020