The leading Latin American retailer enters the US market by purchasing The Fresh Market.
Wed 30/11/2022 by Nadia Venticinque
Established in Florida and Germany, HLB has been accelerating its import growth and product range of exotics. “People are looking for more new products since the pandemic,” said Melissa Hartmann […]
Wed 23/11/2022 by Pierre Escodo
According to the FAO, the global trade in bananas in 2021 was affected by several factors on both the supply and demand sides. If its estimates are accurate, the contraction involved will be among the largest annual drops in global banana shipments ever recorded. Anecdotal evidence suggests organic bananas continue to attract high demand throughout the year, however, as consumers in key import markets, notably in the European Union and United States, displayed a higher propensity to spend on organic produce.
Thu 17/11/2022 by Nadia Venticinque
Consultants Technomic have released their “What We Foresee for 2023” forecast, which includes foodservice industry trend predictions for next year. Restaurants are still facing significant challenges—largely due to the continued […]
Thu 17/11/2022 by Richard Wilkinson
Over 99% of grapes commercially grown in the United States come from the 330 farms operating in California and are available from May to January.
Wed 16/11/2022 by Gloria Zorrilla
Leading US consumer-engagement platform Fetch has released its latest Fetch Price Index report, which shows that average prices for food and consumer goods in the US are up 12.5% compared to last year.
Mon 14/11/2022 by Richard Wilkinson
Sustained price inflation in the US drove a 4% rise in the value of sales of organic fresh produce in Q3 2022, according to a report by the Organic Produce […]
Mon 07/11/2022 by Richard Wilkinson
StePac aims to empower customers with its automated packing solutions by enabling them to make the transition from manual to faster and more efficient automatised processes. “Food is packed as […]
Thu 03/11/2022 by Gloria Zorrilla
Florida is expected to see a sharp drop in its citrus volumes this season. A USDA October 12 crop forecast projects that Florida’s total orange output this year will be […]
Wed 02/11/2022 by Richard Wilkinson
Réussir Fruits et Légumes
In 2021, the European Union imported US$7.1 billion worth of tree nuts from the world. The United States, with $2.5 billion, is the largest supplier, accounting for 35% of total […]
Thu 20/10/2022 by Richard Wilkinson
In 2021, global blueberry imports totalled 429,000 tons, a year-on-year increase of 3.17%. Since 2011, imports have risen by 301,700 tons. It is estimated that the world’s blueberry imports in 2022 will reach 497,700 tons.
Fri 14/10/2022 by Nadia Venticinque
University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences
Since Hurricane Ian struck southwest Florida on September 28, reports have been emerging of the vast damage to the state’s agriculture, with much field crop planting just beginning. Christa Court, […]
Mon 10/10/2022 by Richard Wilkinson