New Zealand-based ag-tech company Bluelab and its partner Excel Seeds have unveiled a new collaboration with Malaysian government-backed think-tank, MIGHT (Market-Driven Technological Partnership), and energy innovators Wasavé, that will see […]
Wed 25/10/2023 by Richard Wilkinson
The Wimbledon tennis tournament, which ended last weekend, is synonymous with strawberries and cream. However, this year, the UK faced a significant shortage of British strawberries during the peak sales […]
Mon 17/07/2023 by Richard Wilkinson
“Stop the theft of water to produce cheap strawberries!” This is the slogan of the German citizens’ platform Campact!, which has been collecting signatures online to push German supermarkets to […]
Tue 13/06/2023 by Richard Wilkinson
Singapore-based agri-genomics firm Singrow has launched a new, climate-resilient strawberry variety designed to be grown in tropical climates. The variety was developed using the company’s proprietary genomics technology platform. Singrow […]
Mon 20/02/2023 by Richard Wilkinson
Spain’s berry exports are on the rise. In 2021, they totalled 471,033 tons for a value of €1.69 billion, with strawberries the main product (316,572 tons, 10% more than in 2020), worth €721 million (+23%). Next comes blueberries, […]
Tue 28/06/2022 by Richard Wilkinson
In the US, the FDA, along with CDC, the Public Health Agency of Canada and the Canadian Food Inspection Agency, are investigating a multistate outbreak of hepatitis A infections in […]
Mon 06/06/2022 by Richard Wilkinson
Only 25% of Huelva’s 6,000 hectares of strawberries will continue production during the first weeks of June, according to www.agrodiariohuelva.es. One of the main reasons for the gradual closure of […]
Tue 24/05/2022 by Richard Wilkinson
Europe’s main raspberry region, Huelva, which accounts for over a quarter of European production, has seen prices rise by almost 30% in the past year.
Wed 18/05/2022 by Richard Wilkinson
The Spanish region of Andalucia has ignored the protests of the central government, the EU, UNESCO and several ecological groups by voting to grant an amnesty for illegal strawberry farmers […]
Mon 14/02/2022 by Richard Wilkinson
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The construction of an export-oriented wholesale distribution centre for storage and processing of agricultural products has begun in the city of Elektrostal, in the Moscow region of Russia.
Thu 29/04/2021 by Richard Wilkinson
The average prices at origin of strawberries broke the negative trend since the second half of February, with a 1.6% rise recorded in week 14 compared to week 13.
Mon 19/04/2021 by Richard Wilkinson