Vladimir Pekic is a freelance journalist who writes for both IEG Policy and IEG Vu. He has many years’ experience covering a wide range of agri-food and commodity topics across Europe and Latin America.
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Harvesting of industrial grapes in Brazil’s Serra Gaúcha region, the largest grape-growing region in Brazil, is proceeding faster than expected, according to the Emater agricultural extension service in Rio Grande do Sul state.
Despite the small volumes harvested, trades started in the same month as production did last year, CEPEA reported. Brazil’s citrus growers believe the output of early oranges will be sufficient to supply the Brazilian fresh market.
Sirogojno, one of Serbia’s largest raspberry exporters, recently purchased Sabac-based rival Eliksir FUD and its 4,000-tonne capacity coldstore in Ivanjica.
Uruguay's dairy sector is enjoying tailwinds this year as the critically important dairy purchases from Brazil's dairy industry are on the upswing thanks to rising prices in the largest South American market.
Around 90% of Argentine grape juice production is now destined for export, according to a recent release from the province of Mendoza's regional government.
A newly-formed association of growers’ organisations in western Serbia has come out with a unified demand for a RSD165 (EUR1.4 or USD1.58) per kilo price for this year’s raspberry crop.