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Global cherry crop climbs slightly despite lower EU and US harvests

Global cherry crop climbs slightly despite lower EU and US harvests

Published on Sep 30th, 2020

 

The world’s 2020 cherry production is expected to forecast to rise 1.5% to 3.9 million tons, due to a rise in outpUS as the second largest exporter. Exports are further boosted by Turkey gaining market access to Chinut in Turkey, Chile, and China, which more than offset losses in the EU and US, according to USDA/FAS data. Increased supplies are expected to increase exports slightly to 503,000 tons, especially from Chile and Turkey.

New investments in New Zealand’s cherry sector

New investments in New Zealand’s cherry sector

Published on Sep 21st, 2020

 

New Zealand’s cherry industry has demonstrated strong long-term growth, driven by the country’s ideal climate and proximity to Asia. Now Deep Creek Fruits NZ is investing in two cherry orchard projects (Mt. Pisa and Lindis River) in Central Otago. Both projects are to be managed by leading New Zealand horticultural consultant Hortinvest. 

Bumper cherry crop expected for Chile

Stemilt Cherries exported from the US to India find popularity among Indian consumers

Stemilt Cherries exported from the US to India find popularity among Indian consumers

Published on Aug 31st, 2020

IG International has received an outstanding response for the export of Stemilt cherries from Wenatchee in Washington, the United States to India. The venture has been a success and has induced a taste and liking among Indian consumers for the fruits that had earlier been considered exotic. The sales have exceeded the expectation of all involved parties and the demand for Stemilt cherries is higher in Indian markets.

Japan’s cherry crop rebounds

First Turkish cherries land in South Korea

Giuliano’s campaign gets off to an early start and features Staccato® late cherry 

Giuliano’s campaign gets off to an early start and features Staccato® late cherry 

Published on Jul 27th, 2020

Giuliano has launched Staccato®, a new late cherry that extends the production calendar until the end of July. Meanwhile, its 2020 campaign has got off to an early start. "The 2020 campaign is 10-15 days early. Our calendar begins with the traditional Bigarreaux, the first variety to be harvested in our area, then continues with Giorgia, the jewel of the intermediate phase, followed by the Ferrovia variety, the most appreciated and sold cherry, which takes over for a month of the campaign.

Ele.me ensures Chilean cherries are at heart of Chinese New Year Celebrations

Ele.me ensures Chilean cherries are at heart of Chinese New Year Celebrations

Published on Feb 13th, 2020

Chilean cherries played a prominent part in the recent Chinese New Year celebrations, as red is the traditional colour of the festival and the peak sales period for Chilean cherries in China. The Cherry Committee of the Chilean Fruit Exporters Association (ASOEX) teamed up with food delivery service Ele.me to hold the Harvest Your Red Moment and Deliver Happiness Together 2020 Chilean Cherry x Ele.me Spring Shopping Festival Launch Ceremony. 

Alanar enjoys great success exporting cherries to China 

Alanar enjoys great success exporting cherries to China 

Published on Jan 23rd, 2020

Alanar is one of the most quality-focussed growers, packager & exporters of premium cherries from Turkey. Last season, the firm exported about 4,700 tons of cherries and 2,000 tons of figs, making Tekfen Agri the number-one exporter of fresh figs from Turkey. “Our project is to export 7,500 tons of fresh cherries in 2021, with our new state-of-the-art packing facility which will be one of the largest in Europe,” said Yigit Gokyigit, marketing manager. Alanar is growing and now exports cherries, figs, apricots, plums, pomegranates and chestnuts.

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