Chile’s avocado crop has been hit by frosts and lower temperatures, according to a report by USDA, which estimates 2022-23 exports will total 104,420 tons, 20% lower than the previous […]
Mon 28/11/2022 by Richard Wilkinson
European consumers are getting the taste for mangoes, largely thanks to the fibreless mango varieties and improved ripening methods.
Sat 26/11/2022 by Julie Butler
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
Guatemala is the world’s fastest-growing producer of avocado, as the sector seeks to extend the production window and gain access to the North American market. Although papaya exports have fallen by 50% in recent times, producers still see expansion opportunities.
Fri 04/11/2022 by Nadia Venticinque
World Avocado Congress
Change will be a constant theme running through the speaker programme at the World Avocado Congress, being held in New Zealand next April. Jen Scoular, president of the World Avocado […]
Thu 03/11/2022 by Richard Wilkinson
Apeel is to offer retailers a device for use by consumers that can inform them of the exact ripeness of their avocados before purchasing. The RipeFinder is part of a […]
Tue 01/11/2022 by Richard Wilkinson
Fyffes, a 130-year-old company, is a producer and marketer of bananas, pineapples, avocados and other exotics. Over 15 years ago, Fyffes started selling Fairtrade bananas to the UK. Nowadays, it supplies Europe with a significant volume of organic and […]
Tue 04/10/2022 by Amanda Cardinal
For nearly four decades, Mission Produce has invested in providing the finest for its people and the planet.
Mon 03/10/2022 by Pierre Escodo
Spanish mango producers have denounced the “speculative pressures” of supermarket chains, which are offering them as little as 0.20 euros per kilo for “’First Category” fruit. The general secretary of […]
Wed 21/09/2022 by Richard Wilkinson
In the first quarter of 2022, the European Union was the number-two importer of Costa Rican farm products. Shipments worth US$299 million included bananas (39%), pineapples (31%), gold coffee (9%), watermelons (6%) and melon (3%). It should be noted however that both bananas and melons will be subject to pesticide sampling in 2024 under a multi-year plan.
Tue 06/09/2022 by Maria Belen Barbini