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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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).
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.
US trade policy is affecting the juice market, especially in China as no offers are being made due to the proposed duties of 25%.
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.
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.
TB Fruit plans to start construction of the EUR40 million (USD45.6 mln) plant in the Mazowieckie district in 2019-20.