Intra-EU trade in peaches and nectarines measured 1.3 million tons in 2017. Every year, Spain’s dominant position becomes ever more secure as Europe’s main producer of the stone fruits, and 2017 w
Europe’s peach and nectarine output is estimated at 3,670,000 tons for 2018, constituting a fall of 8% from the previous year. The only country with a positive trend was Greece, (+20%).
France’s peach production in 2018 could be as much as 10& lower than last year’s output. This loss is mainly due to the blight of plum pox as well as frosts at the start of the year.
Stone fruit in Italy’s Basilicata region were hit by late February frosts.
Chile will be able to export its nectarines to China as of next month, Chile’s agriculture minister Carlos Furche has announced.
With a track record of over 15 years, Dasben is a consortium of major producers located in the Lleida area and, for the past 4 years, also in Murcia, supplying its customers with stone fruit from s
Fruits de Ponent rolled out its flat nectarine and flat peach campaign in June, with exclusive marketing rights to the OKI brand.
Frutaito brings together the efforts of 25 stone fruit farming families from the town of Aitona (Lleida). Saturn peaches, nectarines and peaches are some of their main reference items.
According to sales director Jordi Gázquez, in 2016 Actel is set to recover what used to be its historic volumes.
Over the years, Catalan company Fruilar has earned a strong reputation as one of the leading suppliers and distributors of the high quality Pink Lady apple variety in Europe.