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First Belgian cherries of the new season are for the healthcare heroes from Sint-Trudo hospital in Sint-Truiden

First Belgian cherries of the new season are for the healthcare heroes from Sint-Trudo hospital in Sint-Truiden

Published on Jun 16th, 2020
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Sint-Truiden, June 2, 2020 – After this Pentecost weekend, the first Belgian cherries from Hoepertingen (Haspengouw) were auctioned at BFV in Sint-Truiden and donated to the healthcare heroes of the Covid-19 department of the Sint-Trudo hospital by fruit grower Theo Jammaers. The cherries are from an early tunnel cultivation of Bellise and Samba, the new early maturing varieties in cherry cultivation. These varieties have firm flesh and a sweet taste.

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Belgian pears closer to Brazil entry

Belgian pears closer to Brazil entry

Published on Feb 02nd, 2017

The Belgian Fruit Auction (Belgische Fruitveiling/BFV) is optimistic about soon gaining market access for its pears in Brazil.

Earlier this month an extensive delegation from Brazil, led by Minister of Agriculture Blairo Maggi, visited Belgium. Among items on the agenda for the visit was market access for Belgian pears.

During a breakfast meeting in Brussels, Marc Evrard, commercial director of BFV, which is Belgium’s largest top fruit cooperative, made the case for admitting Belgian-grown Conference pears into Brazil.

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