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Adverse weather hinders Hungarian pea, sweetcorn and tomato crops

Drought and unseasonal temperatures have hampered vegetable cultivars across the country, affecting both processed and fresh vegetables, the Hungarian growers’ organisation Fruitveb reported.

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Plans of growth for iconic Australian cannery to the west

Australian canning company SPC Ardmona has announced new product launches in the short run covering other segments in addition to retail, with a strong intention to expand beyond the Australian domestic market, the company’s chairman Hussein Rifai recently announced in an interview granted to IEG Vu.

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Canned Fruit

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Argentinean sanitary body recalls canned peach halves due to packaging issues

A batch of canned peach halves in syrup of the brand Aisol, owned by Mendoza-based manufacturer La Gioconda, was recently withdrawn from the market due to tin coating irregularities.

Argentina Canned & Tomato Products

US set to impose tariffs on EU food and drink after WTO approval

EU agri-food exporters look set to face additional import tariffs in the United States due to a long-running dispute over aircraft subsidies.

Cheese Hogs & Pork

Overall canned fruit retail sales down in the US

Canned fruit supermarket sales value in the US decreased 2.7% to USD2.5 billion and unit sales went down 6.4% to 1.2 million for the 52-week period ending in June this year, according to the Food Institute Report released from IRI Worldwide.

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Thai pineapple canning operations to resume this month

Uncertainty surrounds the Thai pineapple canning industry for the upcoming winter season, with raw material shortages expected to continue.

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Increase in Spanish peach and nectarine crop expected

Spain is expected to reach 1.6 million tonnes of peach and nectarine in the 2019-20 season, 8.9% more than in the previous season, due to favourable weather despite suffering some frosts, according to the USDA.

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Canned & Tomatoes supplement now available to download

Trade disputes between major markets, new trade agreements, and more traditional factors such as the weather are all expected to have a significant impact on the canned food and tomato product market in the coming years.

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Canned Vegetables

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Worst storm in 140 years badly hurts Spanish crops

The storm has battered Eastern Spain wreaking havoc in Valencia, Alicante, Murcia and Almería with heavy damage to infrastructures and crops.

Spain Beverages

Private label losing ground to branded canned beans in the US

US canned beans manufacturer Bush’s Best reported sales value growth of 8% year-on-year, increasing its market share towards private label’s.

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Japan a growing market opportunity for processed vegetables

The Japanese processed vegetable market has been showing continuous expansion over the past few years, as changing social trends pushed up the demand for convenience food.

Japan Frozen Beans

Wines, cheeses and olive oil among EU products to be protected in Mercosur

The full list of agri-food products to be protected under the trade agreement between the European Union and Mercosur blocs have been unveiled, as well as further details on the continued use of ‘grandfathered’ product names in the Latin American nations.

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Spanish government set to coordinate plans for Brexit

The Spanish government has announced that is set to coordinate its Brexit plans with regional governments, especially with important fresh fruit and vegetable exporters such as Extremadura, Andalusia, Murcia, Castile-La Mancha and Valencia.

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US mushroom producing costs on the rise

Climate volatility, labour shortages and transport costs have resulted in a sharp increase of mushroom cultivating costs for the US.

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Tomato Products

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Italian food exports grow on the scare of a no-deal Brexit

Exports of Italian products to the UK rose by 8.9% in the first seven months of 2019, in order to ensure stocks of main traded products in the event of a no deal.

Italy United Kingdom

Nigeria’s largest tomato processing plant shuts down again

The Dangote tomato factory in Kano, north-west of Nigeria, has halted its operations six months after its reopening.

Nigeria Canned & Tomato Products

US set to impose tariffs on EU food and drink after WTO approval

EU agri-food exporters look set to face additional import tariffs in the United States due to a long-running dispute over aircraft subsidies.

Cheese Hogs & Pork

California tomato production fails to meet expectations

The California processing tomato forecast is revised 4.3% down with the latest projections leaving final volume 10% below last year’s level of 11.13 mln tonnes.

International Production

Italian tomato brand Cirio grows conquers the Asian continent

Sales of Cirio’s tomato products have increased by 34% in 2018 and exports growth has continued thorough the first half of 2019.

Italy Exports

California tomato harvested volume to decline

California’s tomato tonnage harvested by mid-September is projected to 6% lower than a week before while the total accumulated volume is 17% below 2018’s level, reports from processors associations state.

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Canned Fish & Meat

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Tuna Vigo 2019: Enhancing a trivialised canned tuna category in Europe

Market analysts attending the ninth World Tuna Conference held in Vigo, Spain, on September 16-17 evaluated the potential for growth of key canned tuna products currently on the market.

International Spain

Skipjack tuna prices falling again in BKK

The upward adjustment for skipjack tuna raw material prices reported earlier this month did not last long, as that in Bangkok’s market recently moved downwards.

Canned Tuna Thailand

Significant growth foreseen in US retail pouched tuna

The US market for canned and prepared tuna consists of an average of 40 million cartons per year (450,000 tonnes of raw material), of which 22% comprises foodservice and 78% is retail sales, IEG Vu learned at the IX World Tuna Conference, currently being held in Vigo, Spain, between September 16-17.

United States Canned & Tomato Products

Philippine’s tuna canner partners for sustainability

Philippines-based tuna canner Ocean Canning Corporation recently joined the Seafood Sustainability Foundation (ISSF) as a participating company supporting sustainable tuna fishery management.

International Canned & Tomato Products

US market leader in canned tuna faces multi-million dollar fine for price-fixing

A US federal court ruled this week that tuna processor StarKist must pay a USD100 million fine for agreeing with competitors to inflate retail prices for canned tuna over a two-year period.

US States Canned & Tomato Products

EPO fishery body to limit fleet fishing efforts by days allocation

The Inter American Tropical Tuna Commission (IATTC) is evaluating procedures to limit fleets’ fishing effort in the Eastern Pacific Ocean (EPO) in order to minimise or eliminate vessel’s overcapacity.

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