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
Hydroponic Systems launches a new solution for growing strawberries in pots. Zero waste: HS Evolution Pot does not require packaging or plastic bags for the substrate. Environmentally friendly. Highly resistant and durable materials that allow reuse for several cycles.
Tue 24/05/2022 by Hydroponic Systems
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
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
The latest report on pesticide residues in food in the European Union is now available, giving a snapshot of residue levels found in a basket of products widely consumed in […]
Tue 13/04/2021 by Richard Wilkinson
The International Strawberry Symposium will run from 1 to 5 May, with a presentation on the evening of 1 May. Scientific research studies will be discussed for three days, from […]
Mon 05/04/2021 by Richard Wilkinson
Testimonies of some producers of Caserta and Naples areas. Parthenope® CIVS115* stands out for its earliness, high percentage of premium fruit, excellent fruit quality and colour in the winter season
Mon 15/03/2021 by Richard Wilkinson
The season of strawberry has started in Moscow region, but it is still uncertain whether the consumers will enjoy local berries. As in often happens in Russia, political reasons might […]
Thu 02/07/2020 by Richard Wilkinson