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IG International brings finest quality farm-fresh fruits to consumers

IG International brings finest quality farm-fresh fruits to consumers

Published on Jul 22nd, 2020
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Renowned fresh fruits importer IG International Pvt. Ltd. is now a part of the global blueberry sector, in partnership with MBO & Mano Babiolakis. Working with an Australian team, IG International has set up a large blueberry production area in India, the first of its kind for IG in India.

The venture began in 2017 and was motivated by a desire to produce the finest blueberries for Indian consumers on Indian soil. This is likely to revolutionise the global blueberry trade.

Spinneys enters world of e-commerce

Spinneys enters world of e-commerce

Published on Jun 16th, 2020

Spinneys Dubai has launched an online grocery delivery service in response to strong demand from customers. CEO Sunil Kumar said: “Demand for home grocery deliveries has never been higher. Launched amidst the economic challenges caused by Covid-19, our new service will offer our customers an efficient, convenient and safe way to shop for their groceries.

Ecommerce in Belgium worth €8.2 billion in 2019

Ecommerce in Belgium worth €8.2 billion in 2019

Published on Mar 11th, 2020

Belgium’s online retail sector generated a total turnover of €8.2 billion in 2019 - an increase of 17% compared to 2018. Much of these gains have been made thanks to purchases by foreign consumers, who contributed 25% of the total earnings. The sector spies plenty of opportunities, especially in Germany and with the spread of the fall-out of the coronavirus.

Online grocery sales to spike in US

Online grocery sales to spike in US

Published on Jan 31st, 2017

Online grocery shopping could account for a fifth of all retail grocery sales in the US by 2025.

That means American consumers would be spending about $100 billion a year buying their groceries (foods, drinks and other CPG products) online – the equivalent of about 3900 grocery stores based on store volume.

These are among the forecasts in a preview of joint research by the Food Marketing Institute (FMI) and Nielsen.

Chinese imports still growing, with healthier and tastier fruit

Chinese imports still growing, with healthier and tastier fruit

Published on Sep 08th, 2016

China still continues to increase its imports of fresh produce. Total imports reached US$ 641.91 million in May 2016, 2.3% more than for the same period last year. The main retailers are online, as fresh food e-commerce is expected to reach US$ 14 billion in 2017, with a penetration rate of 7%.

Imported fruit safer and tastier

China’s love affair with online shopping and convenience stores

China’s love affair with online shopping and convenience stores

Published on Sep 06th, 2016

The penetration rate of convenience stores and online shopping in China has jumped to 32% and 38% respectively from last year’s 19% and 35%, according to a Nielsen report.

The global performance management company says in terms of sales and penetration, superstores and supermarkets are losing their market share to convenience stores and online platforms, as more and more people, especially the young, prefer to use these two emerging channels, which are more convenient.

Upsurge in international demand at Alimentaria 2016

Upsurge in international demand at Alimentaria 2016

Published on May 12th, 2016

Alimentaria Barcelona, Spain’s biannual food and drinks fair, is becoming more international. Organisers were delighted by this year’s figures of more than 140,000 attendees from 157 countries (16 more than in 2014). The number of International buyers, importers and distributors increased by 62%.

Walmart's seamless shopping strategy

Walmart's seamless shopping strategy

Published on Apr 27th, 2016

Customers used to compare Walmart with the store down the street; now they compare it with the best online shopping experience, says CEO Doug McMillon.

"And beyond retail, they compare us with every business they interact with in their lives. They compare our pickup experience to the speed and friendliness of the best drive-through. They compare our checkout process to the ease of paying with an app," he want on to say.

Tudespensa earns a staunch customer base in Spain

Tudespensa earns a staunch customer base in Spain

Published on Jun 21st, 2015

One of Spain’s first exclusively online supermarkets, Tudespensa.com was launched in October 2012 and now has 80,000 registered customers with 30% growth expected this year.

Tudespensa– which translates as ‘Your pantry’ – aims to set the benchmark for quality and freshness in fresh produce e-commerce in Spain. Head of fresh produce procurement and pricing, Juan Carlos Chillaron, explains how.

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