2021

Italian Berry Day at Macfrut 2021

Italian Berry Day at Macfrut 2021

Published on Jun 11th, 2021
Press Release

Focus on the market for berries with an international conference and exhibition area. At the Rimini Expo Centre on Wednesday, 8 September.

Cesena, 10 June 2021 – Berries will be featured at Macfrut (7-9 September in Rimini). The Italian Berry Day, the biggest novelty of the 2021 edition of the international trade fair for the fresh produce industry, will be held on Wednesday, 8 September.

US sales of organic fresh produce up by 11% 

US sales of organic fresh produce up by 11% 

Published on Jun 09th, 2021
Photo: Eurofresh Distribution

2020 was the first year in which sales of organic food and non-food products in the US surpassed the US$60 billion mark. Sales growth was double the 2019 level, reaching 5%, according to the 2021 Organic Industry Survey published by the Organic Trade Association.

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Chile will be the guest of honor at the 2021 SH Int'l Fruit Expo

Chile will be the guest of honor at the 2021 SH Int'l Fruit Expo

Published on Jun 07th, 2021
Press Release

At the Shanghai International Fruit Expo in August 2021, Chile will be the guest of honor, and the Chilean Fruit Exporters Association (ASOEX) will represent Chile in this event.

ASOEX is a non-profit association representing Chilean fruit growers and exporters. Its main positioning is to promote the export of Chilean fruit. The association was established in 1935, with member companies covering 207 fresh fruit exporters, 6,000 fruit growers, representing 90%+ of Chilean export fruits and 57.1% of fruit tree plantations.

UK to hold Festival of Fresh event in July

UK to hold Festival of Fresh event in July

Published on Jun 03rd, 2021

The UK’s fresh produce leaders will gather this summer to celebrate all that is best in the UK Festival of Fresh will take place on 13 July 2021 and is organised by the Fresh Produce Journal with the support of the National Farmers’ Union, British Growers, British Apples & Pears, British Summer Fruits, the National Fruit Show, and the Worshipful Company of Fruiterers. 

Contrasting seasons ahead for Argentina’s apple and pear crops

Chile’s fruit crops suffer impact of heavy rains

Chile’s fruit crops suffer impact of heavy rains

Published on Jun 02nd, 2021

Chile’s deciduous fruit season is expected to be worse than last year’s, with production and export of table grapes, apples, and pears projected to fall due to moderate temperatures and unexpected rainfall during the summer, which ultimately decreased yields. Table grape were the worst affected, with production expected to fall to 615,000 tons and exports set to decline by 21% Y-O-Y to 475,000 tons, according to USDA data. In 2020/21, apple production will reach just over 1m tons (-4.8%) and exports will total 647,000 tons (-2.0%).

United Fresh 2021 offers "Reimagine conversations" with 75 speakers

United Fresh 2021 offers "Reimagine conversations" with 75 speakers

Published on Jun 01st, 2021

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A diverse collection of 75 fresh produce leaders, industry innovators and game-changers headline the speaker line-up for United Fresh’s new Reimagine Conversations, beginning this week. With 25 sessions offered across five topical tracks, including food safety, marketing, supply chain, retail-foodservice and more, there’s an event every business day this June.

International Asparagus Days to take place alongside Macfrut in September

International Asparagus Days to take place alongside Macfrut in September

Published on Jun 01st, 2021

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International Asparagus Days, the leading international event dedicated to the asparagus sector, will be held at the Rimini Expo Centre (Italy) from 7th to 9th September 2021. For the first time, the event will take place simultaneously with Macfrut, the international trade show for the fruit and vegetable sector, creating important synergies and opportunities for exhibitors and visitors.

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