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Chinese juice processor and bottler defaults on loan repayment

In an action that is likely to send ripples of fear through the Chinese fruit juice industry, the privately-owned China Huiyuan Juice Group has failed to repay a HKD1.0 billion (USD128 million) convertible bond that has become due.

China Commercial Operations

Turkish apple juice price rises to unrealistic levels in Europe

Turkish sweet AJC is being offered in Europe at a reported EUR1.35 per kilo, equivalent to USD1,525 per tonne cfr main European ports.

Beverages Poland Turkey
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Turkish apple juice price rises to unrealistic levels in Europe

Turkish sweet AJC is being offered in Europe at a reported EUR1.35 per kilo, equivalent to USD1,525 per tonne cfr main European ports.

Beverages Poland

Chinese juice processor and bottler defaults on loan repayment

In an action that is likely to send ripples of fear through the Chinese fruit juice industry, the privately-owned China Huiyuan Juice Group has failed to repay a HKD1.0 billion (USD128 million) convertible bond that has become due.

China Commercial

Cherry flavour joins portfolio of Capri-Sun drinks

Available from the middle of March, Capri-Sun Cherry will be available in a 330ml re-sealable pouch and will feature a new safety cap. According to CCEP, cherry is the fastest growing flavour in the UK soft drinks sector, with sales up by GBP17.0 million (USD21.9 mln) last year.

Beverages United Kingdom

Chinese apple juice concentrate exports collapse

China exported just 21,108 tonnes of AJC in December 2018, compared with nearly 90,800 tonnes in the previous December. This is a catastrophic decline.

Beverages China

Beverage sales contribute to Fraser & Neave earnings

Fraser and Neave (F&N), the diversified Singapore-based company, saw its earnings rise 47.5% to SGD37.9 million (USD27.9 mln) for the quarter ended December 31 2018, from SGD25.7 mln a year ago.

Singapore Commercial

Brazilian institute also expects smaller orange crop

Orange growers in Brazil’s São Paulo state will harvest 319.6 million boxes of oranges during the ongoing season that is drawing to a close, or 1.5% less than the 324.5 mln boxes harvested in the previous year, according to a final harvest estimate unveiled by São Paulo’s Agricultural Economics Institute (IEA) this month.

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Purees

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Beverage sales contribute to Fraser & Neave earnings

Fraser and Neave (F&N), the diversified Singapore-based company, saw its earnings rise 47.5% to SGD37.9 million (USD27.9 mln) for the quarter ended December 31 2018, from SGD25.7 mln a year ago.

Singapore Commercial

Polish wrangle over VAT on juices and soft drinks continues

KUPS, the Polish National Union of Juice Producers, is now less concerned over VAT on nectars. As regards fruit juices, it points out that some juices (it cites blackcurrant, chokeberry and cherry, although cranberry and other juices could also be mentioned) are too acid to be drunk pure and have to be diluted (although they can, of course, be blended with naturally sweeter juices).

Poland Beverages

Technical team from Peru investigates Argentine peach cultivation

Representatives of beverage company Ajeprocesos, a subsidiary of Peru-based multinational beverages group AJE, visited Argentina’s Mendoza province in late January with the aim of obtaining varieties for testing the viability of industrial peach cultivation in Peru.

South America Argentina

Ukraine to align domestic juice production with EU standards

The production of juices and nectars in Ukraine will be brought in line with EU manufacturing norms, thanks to recent production standards designed by the country’s government.

Ukraine Beverages

French natural energy drinks maker sold to ethnic foods distributor

Matahi is a start-up company based in Montpellier which produces a natural energy drink made with baobab fruit juice. The buyer, Racines, also headquartered in Montpellier, is a distributor and producer of ethnic food products and intends to develop a range of organic products based on African ingredients, destined for organic stores.

Beverages Sports or Energy Drinks

South African peach harvest will be smaller than estimated

Wiehahn Victor, chief executive of South Africa’s Canning Fruit Processors Association, has told IEG Vu: “We are not getting what we estimated.” Earlier this month, it was already clear that the October estimate would not be met, but even the downgraded expectations may prove to be optimistic.

South Africa Fresh Fruit & Vegetables
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Soft Drinks

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US wholesale food prices dropped in early 2019

The producer price index (PPI) for all commodities fell 1.7% in January from the prior month but still grew 0.4% from the previous year.

United States Fresh Fruit & Vegetables

Spanish food and drink industry ratifies plan to reduce products’ sugar, salt and fat content

Spain’s Food and Drink Industry Federation (FIAB) has ratified a “Collaboration Plan for the Improvement of the Composition of Food and Beverages and Other Measures 2020”.

Sugar Beverages

Beverage sales contribute to Fraser & Neave earnings

Fraser and Neave (F&N), the diversified Singapore-based company, saw its earnings rise 47.5% to SGD37.9 million (USD27.9 mln) for the quarter ended December 31 2018, from SGD25.7 mln a year ago.

Singapore Commercial

Dairy and soft drinks manufacturers target Middle Eastern markets

NZMP, the global dairy ingredients and solutions business of Fonterra, the New Zealand dairy giant, says that rising consumer demand in the region for quality nutrition means food and beverage manufacturers in the Middle East and Africa have a great opportunity to adapt their products to meet the region’s growing health consciousness.

Middle East and Africa United Arab Emirates

Cott disposes of soft drinks concentrate operation

Cott Corporation has announced the sale of its soft drinks concentrate production business and its RCI International division to Refresco for USD50 million.

International Europe

Coca-Cola Beverages Africa gets go ahead for purchase

Africa’s largest Coca-Cola bottler, Coca-Cola Beverages Africa (CCBA) has announced that it has received the requisite regulatory approval to acquire Fairy Bottling Zambia Ltd.

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