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Neil Murray


Neil Murray has been working for Informa since September 2001. He originally trained as a lawyer, studying at the universities of Sussex and Grenoble (France), and then the College of Law, but gave it up to become a journalist.

Prior to joining Foodnews, he spent 10 years as editor of a frozen foods industry title, and has also edited a logistics magazine, a commercial vehicle journal (for which he had to get his truck driver’s licence), a motorcycle industry title, and a market-leading consumer ski magazine.

His core area of expertise on IEG Vu is the global market for fruit juices and concentrates.
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Late season frost strikes South American citrus

Unusually low temperatures have been experienced in parts of Chile and Argentina. Frost has damaged some of Chile’s citrus, whereas sources in Argentina say that the lemons in Tucuman province are unaffected (and, in any case, the harvest is all but finished).

Fresh Fruit & Vegetables South America

Agrana commissions fruit preparations line for Middle East

Agrana Nile Fruits of Egypt has inaugurated a new production line for tailor-made beverage compounds, for markets in the Middle East and North Africa, in a joint project with its subsidiary Austria Juice.

Middle East and Africa Egypt

Impressive fall in European AJC prices into the US

US trade policy is affecting the juice market, especially in China as no offers are being made due to the proposed duties of 25%.

United States Beverages

Why the present processing apple price should be held

Polish farmers are unhappy with the low prices being offered for apples for juice processing, but processors need to ensure that there is at least some small profit in selling apples for juicing.

Beverages Apple Juice

Increase in European pear production this season

The total European pear crop in 2018 is estimated at 2.327 million tonnes, a 4% increase compared with last year, and a 3% increase compared with the average of the last three years. Coincidentally, it is identical to the 2013 harvest size.

Fresh Fruit & Vegetables Europe

Ukrainian apple juice maker to build third Polish factory

TB Fruit plans to start construction of the EUR40 million (USD45.6 mln) plant in the Mazowieckie district in 2019-20.

Beverages Poland
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