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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Not every Chinese company cancelled its attendance at Gulfood 2020, but the Chinese Pavilion contained a mere fraction of the number of exhibitors listed in the official catalogue, and Chinese buyers were also hard to spot.
Cervecería y Maltería Quilmes, the brewery owned by AB InBev, has bought Argentina’s Dante Robino winery for an undisclosed sum, and plans to double the producer’s share of the domestic market in two years.
An independent survey carried out by Brazilian orange juice exporters’ association CitrusBR shows that the country’s FCOJ inventory, as at December 31 2019, was 853,778 tonnes.
The Gulfood 2020 exhibition has now ended and it is time to take stock. The over-riding concern of almost all companies that spoke with IEG Vu is the effect of the Covid-19 (coronavirus) outbreak on trade, both to and from China.
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is lending up to USD100 million to food and beverages producer Almarai for new investments in Egypt and Jordan.
Rockit miniature apples, showcased at Gulfood on the New Zealand pavilion, are a natural hybrid of the popular Gala and Gala/Splendour varieties. Originally from New Zealand, they can be grown in both hemispheres.