NOPEX 2024 – who’s booked already?

NOPEX 2024 – who’s booked already?
Plans for Natural & Organic Products Europe (NOPEX) 2024 are well underway with many firms having already booked their stands.
Tue 31/10/2023 by Richard Wilkinson

Rising exports of Moroccan berries

<strong>Rising exports </strong>of Moroccan berries
The 2030 projection is for more than 350,000 tons of berry exports. In 2022, Morocco’s berry production included 3,400 ha of strawberries, 3,900 ha of blueberries, 4,100 of raspberries and 150 ha of others. Exports reached 214,000 tons of fresh and frozen berries in 2021/22, compared with 103,004 tons five years ago and 86,877 tons ten years ago.
Mon 03/07/2023 by By Pierre Escodo

Derby bananas also organic

Derby bananas also organic
With 2-300 TEUs of exports weekly, Derby Rastoder is among the top-10 Ecuador exporters. “High container rates and high banana prices are affecting our business,” said Matjaz Strukelj, commercial manager […]
Mon 05/12/2022 by Pierre Escodo

Dale Foundation celebrating 20 years

Dale Foundation celebrating 20 years
The foundation of the largest banana exporter in Ecuador celebrates its 20 years of activity with more than US$40 million invested in health, education, community development and the environment. The […]
Fri 02/12/2022

HLB: strong growth with exotics in US and Europe

HLB: strong growth with exotics in US and Europe
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

Second consecutive slip in Scandinavian imports

<strong>Second consecutive slip</strong> in Scandinavian imports
Sweden, Denmark and Finland – with a combined population of about 21.7 million – continue to lean heavily on imports for their fresh fruit and vegetable supply, but last year their combined volumes were lower than the previous year for the second time in a row, with fresh fruit imports 2% below the 2018 level. 
Sun 13/11/2022 by Julie Butler

Time to dip a toe in the metaverse?

Time to dip a toe <strong>in the metaverse?</strong>
This year will be for the frontrunners, but all brands are likely to need a metaverse strategy within a few years, says Michelle Evans, Euromonitor International’s Global Lead for Retail and Digital Consumer Insights.
Mon 31/10/2022 by Julie Butler

Blueberry imports continue rising across the globe

<strong>Blueberry imports</strong> continue rising across the globe
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

Demand for organics growing in China

Demand for organics growing in China
Sales of organic products have been rising steadily in China, as consumers pay greater attention to their health. According to a 2022 report by the State Administration for Market Regulation, […]
Sat 08/10/2022 by Richard Wilkinson

La Costiera sees rising demand for organic lemons

<strong>La Costiera </strong>sees rising demand for organic lemons
Organics are not just a passing fad. Consumers demand more fresh organic produce every day and more citrus. La Costiera, which specialises in the production and sale of citrus fruit, […]
Sat 01/10/2022 by Gloria Zorrilla

US consumers shifting to cheaper organic substitutes

US consumers shifting to cheaper organic substitutes
The value of organic fresh produce sales in the US during the second quarter of 2022 were 3.7% higher than a year previously, thanks to higher retail prices. However, volumes […]
Thu 18/08/2022 by Richard Wilkinson

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