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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

World banana exports down 7.5% in 2022

World banana exports down 7.5% in 2022
Global exports of bananas fell by 7.5% during the first 10 months of 2022, compared to the previous year, with volumes shipped between January to October 2022 totalling 292.01 m […]
Tue 29/11/2022 by Richard Wilkinson

Banana’s exports drop by 7%, imports by 1%

Banana’s exports <strong>drop by 7%, </strong>imports<strong> by 1%</strong>
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

Fairtrade sets higher minimum prices for bananas

Fairtrade sets higher minimum prices for bananas
To address surging costs, Fairtrade has raised its minimum banana prices by an average 4.5% at the farm level, plus an extra 15% for producers who export their bananas directly. […]
Wed 09/11/2022 by Richard Wilkinson
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Weak yen hits Philippine banana exports to Japan

Weak yen hits Philippine banana exports to Japan
A weak yen has led to a reduction in imports of fruits from overseas. It has also put a dampener on the Philippine banana industry’s attempts to boost revenues from […]
Thu 27/10/2022 by Richard Wilkinson

New banana variety with TR4 Panama disease resistance

New banana variety with TR4 Panama disease resistance
A new variety of Cavendish banana with complete TR4 Panama disease resistance will be commercially available from early 2024. The variety has been developed by Israel-based company Rahan Meristem in […]
Mon 17/10/2022 by Richard Wilkinson

Philippines losing ground in Asian banana market

Philippines losing ground in Asian banana market
The Philippines has seen its share of Asian banana imports drop from 90% to 60%, according to a report by the FAO, which cites production challenges and increased competition as […]
Sat 08/10/2022 by Richard Wilkinson

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