peppers

Gialiano, the Top Seeds International pepper beats the spanish cold

Gialiano, the Top Seeds International pepper beats the spanish cold

Published on Apr 06th, 2021
PRESS RELEASE

Thanks to the plant’s specific low-temperature resistance, the bright red variety      delivers top yields and quality even this year.

Galiano, Top Seeds International’s pepper variety recommended for medium-late transplanting, has successfully resisted the record-breaking cold that hit Spain in early January. The low temperatures caused considerable headaches for growers, whose crops were under severe risk.

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Promising start to IPM programme in Dominican Republic peppers

Promising start to IPM programme in Dominican Republic peppers

Published on Mar 27th, 2020

A trial to introduce a full IPM programme to a sweet pepper crop in the Caribbean is showing promising results, reports Luis Espinoza, Biobest Manager for Latin American countries.

“Sweet peppers are an important crop for the Dominican Republic (DR),” he explains.  “As well as being a key ingredient of Caribbean cooking, the peppers are a valuable export crop to the US.

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Europe imports 19% less pepper from abroad than it did ten years ago. Intra-European imports have grown by 36%

Europe imports 19% less pepper from abroad than it did ten years ago. Intra-European imports have grown by 36%

Published on Apr 24th, 2019

European Union: Europe imports 19% less pepper from abroad than it did ten years ago. Intra-European imports have grown by 36% in the same period.

Spain: It is the largest producer and exporter in Europe, with more than 700,000 tons per year, and the second in the world.

Mexico: The largest exporters in the world. In 2017, it exceeded one million tons sold abroad (1,037,394). 29.6% of all the pepper exported in the world is Mexican.

Peppers more popular in Poland

Peppers more popular in Poland

Published on Dec 14th, 2016

After tomatoes and cucumbers, peppers come third in terms of area for growing vegetables under cover in Poland. The bell pepper harvest from open-field cultivation is much smaller than that grown under cover. In 2014, 23 ,000 tons were harvested, followed by 28,000 tons the next season and about 34,000 tons forecast for this season. Over 2009-2014, Poland’s bell pepper exports grew from 9,000 to 19 ,000 tons, most going to CIS countries.

La Unión research & new designs

La Unión research & new designs

Published on Oct 28th, 2016

Alhóndiga La Unión is a leading company in the Spanish and European sector.

This year, it is carrying out several research projects, such as Biovege and Decidrop, with which it intends to develop and improve the entire agricultural life cycle.

In addition, Alhóndiga La Unión has rolled out phase 2 of the watermelon production line, an investment that will ensure greater efficiency and speed. Around 65% of the firm’s produce is exported to European markets, with Germany, France and Poland the main destinations.

Global Green Team exports peppers to China

Global Green Team exports peppers to China

Published on Jul 13th, 2016

After years of preparations, the first Dutch peppers will be exported to China mid July, said Paul Schriel, sales manager at Global Green Team, a Dutch fruit and vegetable trading company that operates worldwide. “We are accessing a market with a huge potential where we can distinguish ourselves by guaranteeing healthy and safe products,” Schriel said.

Sweet green still top selling pepper in US

Sweet green still top selling pepper in US

Published on Dec 23rd, 2015

Retail sales of peppers in the United States grew 4.9% in value, to $1.3 billion, and 3.2% in volume, to 603.5 million pounds, year-over-year in the 52 weeks to September 26, 2015, Nielsen data shows.

The sweet green pepper was the biggest seller – accounting for 28.5% of the total spend in the category and nearly 40% of the volume sold – with total sales of $386.9 million (+1.2%) from 235 million pounds (+2.4%).

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