Asia

Fanfare greets launch of Dazzle apples in China

Fanfare greets launch of Dazzle apples in China

Published on Apr 29th, 2021

© Dazzle

 

New Zealand’s newest apple variety Dazzle has arrived in China with large celebrations at wholesale markets as importers and retailers race to get a taste. It’s the first year that there have been large volumes of Dazzle apples available for Chinese customers and they weren’t wasting any time to get their hands on the delicious, red, sweet apple from New Zealand.

Japan’s fruit imports hit by container shortfall

Japan’s fruit imports hit by container shortfall

Published on Apr 29th, 2021
© Réussir Fruits et Légumes

 

Japanese imports of fresh fruit dropped 8% y-o-y to 112,100 tons during February 2021. The reason for the fall is attributed to the global reefer container shortage. US imports were the worst affected, with lemon shipments down 56%, oranges and tangerines down 50%, kiwis down 38% and grapefruits down 32%. However, avocado imports (mainly from Mexico) in January and February 2021 were up 8% y-o-y to 11,900 tons.

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Asia Fruit Logistica 2021 returns to Hong Kong in September

Asia Fruit Logistica 2021 returns to Hong Kong in September

Published on Jan 04th, 2021

© Asia Fruit Logistica

 

Asia Fruit Logistica is back to the face-to-face format of a physical trade show next September. Asia’s premier fresh produce trade show returns to AsiaWorld-Expo Centre in Hong Kong on 28-30 September 2021. It takes place together with Asiafruit Congress, which meets on 27 September 2021.

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Tesco continues sell-off of Asian assets

Tesco continues sell-off of Asian assets

Published on Dec 17th, 2020
Tesco chief executive Ken Murphy © Irish Times

 

UK retailer Tesco has announced it will complete the £8 billion sale of its Thai and Malaysian business to CP Retail Development Company. The purchase was approved by Thai authorities last month and CP Group has now confirmed it is satisfied with the formal notice of approval. The deal should be formally completed by December 18th.

Peruvian exports to Asia soar

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