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October 10

Chilean walnuts strengthening global leadership

IEG Vu talks to the president of the Chilean Walnut Association (Chilenuts), Nicolas di Cosmo.

Egyptian presence at Anuga has grown impressively

There were record numbers for the Egyptian food industry at Anuga 2019 with a delegation of 96 exporting companies.

Indonesian pineapple raw material production up

Indonesia’s Great Giant Pineapple Company (GGPC) is increasing raw material production by 40% compared with volumes in 2015.

Indian producer to sell peanut and sesame bars in Serbia

The Indian peanut, grain and oilseed  producer M. Lakhamsi has developed peanut and sesame candy bars to sell in Balkan markets such as Serbia and Croatia.


October 9

Chilean food processors focus on sustainability

Chilean food processors have launched a series of initiatives aiming at reducing the impact of their products on the environment and society.

India may increase imports of sesame due to low crop

The Indian sesame crop estimate has been downgraded after heavy monsoon rains have cut the yield and deteriorated most output during the harvest.

Chilean plum processor to increase its drying capacity

The Chilean processor GoodValley is set to increase its drying capacity by 40%, reaching a total capacity of 7,500 tonnes annually.

Top Thai sweetcorn cannery extends domestic portfolio (free to view)

Thai canned sweetcorn company Sunsweet is launching new sweetcorn products and targeting the retail domestic market.


October 8

Chilean Pacific nut set to expand its raisin and walnut capacity

The Chilean processor Pacific is developing installations to reach a total capacity of 20,000 in-shell tonnes of walnuts and 10,000 tonnes of dried grapes.

Updated data on almond harvest to push up prices (free to view)

US almond prices have experienced a gradual increase in the last couple of weeks, following updated news on the Californian harvest.

Dried papaya and pineapple shipments delayed despite crop recovery

The Thai papaya and pineapple crops are enjoying a recovery after the previous poor output, but the harvest is delayed due to unfavourable weather.

Gat Foods presents latest lines at Anuga

Low calorie and low sugar products feature prominently.

‘Falling cheese consumption in young children worries me,’ chief executive says

Declining consumption of cheese by young children is one of the biggest problems the dairy industry is currently facing.

Tunisian tomato production still volatile

Tomato production in the country is highly affected by growers’ fluctuating planting decisions depending on volumes rejected by processors.


October 7

Argentine fruit processor to launch organic products

Argentine fruit processor Nevada is set to sell organic products, mainly prunes, raisins and dried pears.

Paraguayan sesame seeds presented for the German market

Paraguayan cooperative Euromerc is partnering with the German VM Trading to export its sesame and chia to the European bakery industry.

Chilean fruit processor ready to open its new factory

Chilean fruit processor Frucol, reveals new processing plant is ready to start working between October 15 and November 15.

Lithuanian cheese-like product conquers Middle Eastern markets (free to view)

Cheese exports suffered a decline last year, as Lithuanian producers start to diversify supply.

Slow demand keeps frozen raspberry prices level

The quality of this season's Polish fruit was good, having processed more whole than crumble.

Passionfruit juice concentrate price climbs again

Ecuador’s passionfruit production is currently in the ‘down’ part of its boom and bust cycle.

Greek honey processor presents latest product innovations at the show

Greek company 12 stremmata (acres) presented its range of flavoured creamed honey.

Diversified German processor builds new juicing plant in Mexico

Klaus Boecker opens new juice processing unit in Mexico, close to the strategic port of Manzanillo.

Italian tomato processor expands into the organic market

Italian canned vegetables processor Novi will launch a new organic canned tomato line next year.

Wild blueberry prices still high

Wild blueberry prices are rising at the end of the season as Europe is left short on raw material.


October 5-6

Chinese and European apple juice processors face cheap competition (free to view)

European AJC prices are still expensive and dependent on the acidity.

Falling orange juice prices worrying independent processors

With the price of Brazilian orange juice from the Big Three down to around USD1,600 per tonne cfr duty unpaid Rotterdam, some companies are claiming that the business is unprofitable, or close to.

Chilean juice company moves into premium ready to drink category

Patagoniafresh has showcased a new range of not from concentrate pure juices at Anuga.

Skipjack price in Manta holds steady despite Bangkok’s fall

Skipjack tuna raw material prices in Bangkok have have sunk below record lows reached in June.

Chile to produce less tomato next season

The tomato planted area in the country is expected to drop by 15-20% as the drought threaten agricultural production in the country.

Peas shortage in Europe keeps price high (free to view)

A small pea crop in eastern Europe has caused a further increase in prices already inflated by the dramatic volume drop recorded in 2018.

Serbian frozen mushroom prices might ease

Prices for frozen Serbian wild mushroom might ease in the following months as the product is entering its autumn crop.

Frozen plum prices easing

Prices of Serbian frozen plums have fallen slightly as market demand is sluggish.

Christodoulou offers variety of new bulk NFC juices at Anuga

CHB, the Greek fruit juice processor, unveiled a range of frozen unpasteurised juices at Anuga.

Plant-based protein an emerging trend in food business

Consumers over the past few years have become more conscious of what they eat, the trend that brought about a revolution in the entire agri-food sector. However, the latest trend of products enriched with plant-based proteins have surged.

South African processor to launch macadamia confectionery

The South African processor Green & Gold Macadamias is launching macadamia candies in the European market to increase its portfolio.

Peruvian company bets on avocado and mango

Peruvian frozen fruit processors Sunshine will add a new processing line in December in to double its production of highly sought-after mango and avocado.

THAIFEX to rebrand as THAIFEX-Anuga Asia

THAIFEX-World of Food Asia has rebranded to further align with its parent trade show Anuga and will come back with a new brand identity in 2020.


New range of frozen-dried fruit presented by Serbian processors Sirogojno worth a visit at hall 4.2



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