Estimates indicate a 10% drop in Spain’s citrus exports in the 2022-23 campaign, according to EUROSTAT data. The slump is mainly due to the adverse weather conditions experienced in the […]
Thu 04/05/2023 by Richard Wilkinson
China’s vegetable exports up 9.2% in 2022
China saw steady growth in its vegetable exports in 2022, with volumes up 6.5% compared to 2021, according to data from the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs. Around 11.83 […]
Thu 23/03/2023 by Richard Wilkinson
Rise in Spain’s fresh produce imports
Spanish fresh fruit and vegetable imports were up by 7% per cent in volume and 15% in value in 2022, according to figures from the Customs and Excise Department of […]
Tue 21/03/2023 by Richard Wilkinson
Colombia’s Caribbean banana exports up 2% in 2022
Despite a country-wide drop of 7% in banana exports from Colombia due to a combination of weather, phytosanitary factors, domestic prices and drug trafficking, the country’s Caribbean region increased shipments by 2%.
Thu 02/03/2023 by Richard Wilkinson
Record Portuguese fruit, veg and flower exports
Portugal’s fruit, vegetable and flower exports exceeded €2bn for the first time ever in 2022, according to data from the Portuguese Statistics Institute (INE).
Wed 01/03/2023 by Richard Wilkinson
Fall in US fresh fruit exports in 2022
Supply chain and logistics issues combined with soaring input prices and general global instability have been blamed for the fall in fresh fruit exports from the US in 2022, according to a recent USDA report.
Mon 27/02/2023 by Richard Wilkinson
Fall in New Zealand’s kiwifruit exports
New Zealand’s prized kiwifruit suffered a disappointing 2022 in terms of exports. Figure from Stats NZ show that shipments of the fruit were down 5.1% year-on-year in value, with green […]
Mon 20/02/2023 by Richard Wilkinson
Fresh produce driving Peru’s export growth despite unrest
Peru’s political turmoil in recent months has reduced exports, with year-on year falls of 6%, 19% and 8% in October, November and December, respectively. Nevertheless, agri-food exports have continued to […]
Tue 14/02/2023 by Richard Wilkinson
Fresh produce consumption among Europeans drop 10% in 2022
The latest estimates from the Freshfel Europe Consumption Monitor suggest that the average consumption of fresh produce among Europeans fell by 10% in 2022 from 364g per capita per day […]
Mon 06/02/2023 by Richard Wilkinson
Uzbekistan grape exports hit record high
Table grape exports from Uzbekistan reached a record 206,900 tons, worth US$173.4m, between June and November 2021, according to analytics platform EastFruit. This represents an increase of 5% in volume […]
Thu 26/01/2023 by Richard Wilkinson
Israeli citrus exporters hit by soaring shipping prices
Israel’s planted citrus area in the 2022/23 campaign is forecast to be 16,200 hectares, with no change from the area planted in 2021/22.
Wed 25/01/2023 by Richard Wilkinson
Major rise in EU agricultural annual prices in 2022
First estimates of agricultural price indices for 2022 indicate that they were substantially higher than 2021 for almost all the main product categories as well as for key agricultural inputs.
Wed 18/01/2023 by Richard Wilkinson