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New potatoes offer best of Latin America, Europe

Four potato clones from Spain are said to have good disease restistance and strong output.
April 24 , 2013

"Milky" strawberries reflect Chinese organic produce popularity

Strawberries irrigated in milk are all the rage in Beijing, as part of a boom for organic and unique products.
April 24 , 2013

Australia: pre-shipment inspection available for Californian cherries

Australia will add cherries from California to its pre-shipment inspection program.
April 23 , 2013

Citrus Australia expects higher orange, mandarin volumes

Australia's mandarin production is set to rise this year despite the impact of floods in Queensland.
April 23 , 2013

Peru: new technique for organic banana production

A new technique will be released at the end of the year in Peru to produce organic banana plants at a low cost.
April 23 , 2013

Opinion: why did Chilean grapes suffer in the U.S. market?

Isabel Quiroz reflects on the "foolishness" that overwhelmed the U.S. market with low quality Chilean grapes this season.
April 23 , 2013

Chinese ban on Washington apples 'doesn't make sense'

Jim Archer discusses discrepancies between Chinese interceptions and the ban on Washington apples.
April 23 , 2013

Oppy introduces NZ red pear "Papple" to North America

Oppy's David Nelley talks about a "beacon" for the pear market and positives for Southern Hemisphere suppliers.
April 22 , 2013

Mango buyers spend more money, buy more fresh fruit

Mango buyers in the U.S. spent US$23 more per store trip than the average produce shopper.
April 22 , 2013

Egyptian citrus exporter reflects on new markets

El Gebaly's Sherif Mezar gives insight into new opportunities for Egyptian citrus and the possible U.S. market.
April 22 , 2013