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Plummeting mango prices in Thailand

Plummeting mango prices in Thailand

Published on Jun 10th, 2021
Photo: Magmar México

Thailand has seen lower global and domestic demand in the first half of 2021. With only a few functional export packhouses, suppliers were forced to sell mangoes at a low price in the domestic market. In the last six months, mango prices for Nam Dok Mai have plummeted from US$3.75 per kg in December to US$0.29 per kg in May.

Spanish suppliers hit by higher costs of exporting to UK

Spanish suppliers hit by higher costs of exporting to UK

Published on Jun 08th, 2021
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The UK’s fresh produce imports from Spain rose 6% in value during the first 3 months of 2021 to reach €675 million. However, the UK’s departure from the EU has increased the administrative costs of managing shipments and documentary formalities. FEPEX reports that despite the increase in the value of exports, volumes decreased during the indicated period by 6%, to just under 462,000 tons.

Chilean cherry shipments to China surge 

Chilean cherry shipments to China surge 

Published on May 27th, 2021
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Chilean fruit exports were up by 1% in volume and 4% in value during the first 4 months of 2021, compared to the same period in 2020, with China the main market for the goods. Total fruit shipments reached 1.45 million tons and were worth just over US$3.5 billion FOB, according to data published by the Chilean Office of Agricultural Studies and Policies (PASO). Three products (cherry, grapes and blueberries) accounted for 83% of the total value of fresh fruit exports.

Tasmania’s cherry exports boosted by Covid-19

Tasmania’s cherry exports boosted by Covid-19

Published on May 25th, 2021
Photo: Fruit Growers Tasmania

Tasmania’s cherry exporters saw shipments soar by 40% Y-O-Y during the 2020/21 campaign. The largest market for Tasmanian cherries by volume and value was Hong Kong, followed by Vietnam, Taiwan, China and Thailand. These five leading markets accounted for 80% of the cherry exports from Tasmania in 2020/21.

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Kiwis grow increasingly fond of persimmon

Kiwis grow increasingly fond of persimmon

Published on Apr 27th, 2021

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New Zealanders are developing a taste for persimmons, a fruit previously mainly destined for export, especially Japan, reports Asiafruit. Ian Turk, manager of the New Zealand Persimmon Industry Council, said: “We’re excited to have seen an increase of 20 per cent in just two years in the New Zealand market.”

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