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The LYCIA®CIVNB557* strawberry is the new CIV benchmark variety for the Verona and Romagna area

Fri, 06/11/2021 - 16:12
Press Release

Technicians and growers agree: the characteristics of this fruit “rank Lycia® among the premium fruit varieties of northern Italy and the transalpine area”.

CIV has always been involved in developing new varieties of June-bearing strawberries with high chilling requirements suitable for both Northern Italian and transalpine climates (e.g.  France, Germany, England, Holland, etc.).

Cherry trees, Arrigoni´s solutions against cracking and pests

Fri, 06/11/2021 - 15:56
Press Release

Several testimonies collected "in the field" testify to the effectiveness of PROTECTA® and Fructus® for the safety of the most delicate crops

Italian Berry Day at Macfrut 2021

Fri, 06/11/2021 - 15:14
Press Release

Focus on the market for berries with an international conference and exhibition area. At the Rimini Expo Centre on Wednesday, 8 September.

Cesena, 10 June 2021 – Berries will be featured at Macfrut (7-9 September in Rimini). The Italian Berry Day, the biggest novelty of the 2021 edition of the international trade fair for the fresh produce industry, will be held on Wednesday, 8 September.

Made in Nature promotes quality of organic Made in Italy fruit and vegetables 

Thu, 06/10/2021 - 10:05
Photo: Made in Nature

The new European strategies From Farm to Fork and Green Deal show the importance of communication and projects such as Made in Nature, which are increasingly decisive for accompanying the growth of organic farming and sensitizing consumers to the importance of consuming organic fruit and vegetables.

Plummeting mango prices in Thailand

Thu, 06/10/2021 - 09:47
Photo: Magmar México

Thailand has seen lower global and domestic demand in the first half of 2021. With only a few functional export packhouses, suppliers were forced to sell mangoes at a low price in the domestic market. In the last six months, mango prices for Nam Dok Mai have plummeted from US$3.75 per kg in December to US$0.29 per kg in May.

New Zealand’s first zero carbon Fairtrade banana

Thu, 06/10/2021 - 09:15
Photo: All Good and T&G Fresh

Ambrosia ™ apple season ends early with dynamic sales and positive results

Wed, 06/09/2021 - 12:14
Photo: VIP

“In this 2020-21 season, Ambrosia ™ sales have been very dynamic from the first moment, both in Spain and in Italy,” said Marco Rivoira of the Piedmontese group, “but such an early end to the season was a surprise. Initially we had planned to cover the entire month of April with the usual supplies, but the main markets already showed a higher demand than expected at the beginning of 2021, so we decided, in agreement with our clients, not to stop sales and close the season in advance."

US sales of organic fresh produce up by 11% 

Wed, 06/09/2021 - 11:42
Photo: Eurofresh Distribution

2020 was the first year in which sales of organic food and non-food products in the US surpassed the US$60 billion mark. Sales growth was double the 2019 level, reaching 5%, according to the 2021 Organic Industry Survey published by the Organic Trade Association.

Join the Global Organic Movement at the #OWC2021!

Wed, 06/09/2021 - 11:29
Photo: Organic World Congress

On 6-10 September, some 2,500+ organic stakeholders, farmers, researchers and policymakers will address questions around resilience, societal transformation, health, and food sovereignty during the world’s largest organic gathering.

Spanish suppliers hit by higher costs of exporting to UK

Tue, 06/08/2021 - 11:29
Photo: Eurofresh Distribution

The UK’s fresh produce imports from Spain rose 6% in value during the first 3 months of 2021 to reach €675 million. However, the UK’s departure from the EU has increased the administrative costs of managing shipments and documentary formalities. FEPEX reports that despite the increase in the value of exports, volumes decreased during the indicated period by 6%, to just under 462,000 tons.

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