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Estela Cuesta

Estela is IEG Vu’s specialist reporter on canned foods, covering the markets for a range of products including canned fruits, vegetables, fish and meat.

Originally hailing from the small town of Pastrana in central Spain, Estela studied at the Complutense University of Madrid and worked as a local news reporter before moving to London in 2012. Her interests include photography, video editing and international relations.
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Insolvent Spanish anchovy processor in takeover talks

The Spanish investment group Cantabria Family has made an offer to acquire the anchovy processor Conservas Fredo, under liquidation since February 2017, local media reported this week.

Europe Spain

Seneca to close canned peach facility in California

The US fruit and vegetable processor Seneca Foods Corporation will close the Modesto-based facility in California due to “challenging economic conditions”, the company announced this week.

US States Production

Thai Union reports annual gains

The canned tuna processor Thai Union Group reported a 1.6% sales increase to THB136.53 billion (USD4.34 bln) and a net profit rise of 14.6% to THB6.02 bln (USD191 mln) for the 2017 financial year.

International Thailand

Polish apple industry forecasts shortages

IEG Vu has heard rumours that the Polish fresh apple industry will suffer shortages soon, due to this year’s production decrease of 40-30% in the country, compared with the previous harvest. The new apple crop in Poland starts in mid-August.

Europe Poland

Skipjack raw material prices steady in Manta

Sources today reported skipjack landed in Manta at USD1,700 per tonne, the same as for the last three weeks. “It is stable now,” confirmed one local industry source.

Ecuador Thailand

Malaysia plans to push tuna industry

A tuna processing plant is going to be built in the Malaysian town of Hutan Melintang, Perak district, the country’s deputy prime minister Ahmad Zahid announced this week.

Asia Pacific Malaysia
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