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EU to impose definitive anti-dumping duties on Thai canned sweetcorn

The European Commission (EC) recently resolved to impose a definitive anti-dumping duty on canned sweetcorn imports from Thailand (HS codes 2001.9030 and 2005.8000) following a European processors request – some of them recently found to have participated in a canned vegetables cartel. 

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Costs of eradicating tomato pests in Italy

More than EUR500,000 (USD552,000) has been invested in the tomato industry in the north of Italy to improve production and tackle the red mite pest in this area of the country, the sector’s organisation OI Pomodoro reported.

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Global canned peach market to refit amid China-US duties feud

Although China remains the top canned peach supplier to the US – although trade has been significantly hit by recent tariff increases – overall volumes of Chinese origin are significantly down by 27.8%. Other traditional suppliers such as Greece, Chile, South Africa, Thailand or Spain are filling the gap.  

Europe US States

Thai canned pineapple volumes to the EU plummet

EU28 demand for Thai canned pineapple has fallen by almost one third in the last twelve months, with the US and other secondary markets remaining stable. 
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Central Bank of Chile to stop peso devaluation

The Central Bank of Chile (BCCh) has announced that it will spend USD20 billion in stabilising the peso exchange value in order to stop its fall against the US dollar.

Policy Chile

Argentinean cling peach potential up

A significant share of the Argentinean and Chilean old cling peach acreage area is currently being renewed through the project Durazno 25 (Peach 25), which is already showing positive results in terms of average potential yields.

Argentina Chile

Greek canned peach values at record lows

Overall exports to top markets performed at lower fob prices than during previous seasons, a season impacted by quality problems and big volumes.

Greece Canned & Tomato Products

South Africa’s fruit processor foresees further growth

The Western Cape-based food producer Rhodes Group increased turnover by 8.5% to ZAR5.4 billion (USD363 million) for the financial year ended 29 September 2019.

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Spanish Tudela PDO artichoke season to resume

The Protected Designation of Origin (PDO) artichoke harvest in Tudela province, Spain, is slowly resuming this week, with the peak of the harvest not expected until spring time. The severity of the winter frosts will determine final volumes.

Europe Spain

US canned sweetcorn exports slide to record lows

US exports of canned sweetcorn for the January to September period this year are 9.35% down in volume and 9.92% in value, with smaller shipments to top markets Japan and Korea.

US States Canned & Tomato Products

Thai canned sweetcorn exports up to US and UK markets

Increasing exports of Thai canned sweetcorn to the US and UK markets partially offset overall downtrend for the January to September period.

Thailand US States

Fewer vegetables produced in Canada in 2018

According to a new Canadian government report, open-field production of vegetables went from 2.19 million tonnes in 2017 to 2.12 mln tonnes, the second-lowest volume since 2014.

Canada Fresh Fruit & Vegetables

Tomato market trends to affect baked beans prices

Navy bean prices have increased since last year following the EU retaliatory import duties of 25% imposed on US products starting from June 2018 and the strength of the dollar did the rest, keeping prices on the high side in 2019.

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Bonduelle’s growth driven by canned and frozen segments

Bonduelle’s first quarter financial results for the period ending on September 30, 2019 show strong branded canned and frozen sales in Europe and the US, offset by fresh business weakness globally.
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Chinese tomato production could be above estimates

The World Processing Tomato Council has projected Chinese production at 4.6 mln tonnes, but the organisation admitted that other sources have estimated higher volumes.

China Canned & Tomato Products

Exports offset sluggish domestic demand for Italian tomato products

Foreign markets are an important lever for the growth of the Italian tomato sector as domestic demand reduces.

Italy Canned & Tomato Products

Central Bank of Chile to stop peso devaluation

The Central Bank of Chile (BCCh) has announced that it will spend USD20 billion in stabilising the peso exchange value in order to stop its fall against the US dollar.

Policy Chile

Astrakhan region vegetable processing rise led by tomato paste

Russia's southern region Astrakhan, one of the main centres of fresh and processed fruit and vegetable production, has increased its processing volumes thanks to tomato paste.

Russian Federation Tomato Paste

Portuguese statistic institute confirms bumper tomato crop

The Portuguese National Statistical Institute (INE) has confirmed in its latest report that Portugal enjoyed an exceptionally high crop of tomato for processing.

Portugal Canned & Tomato Products

Figures of Brazilian tomato crop released

Brazil’s statistics agency IBGE has announced that the country’s [fresh and industrial] tomato growers harvested 4.08 million tonnes of the vegetable from a total acreage of 58,104 hectares, up by 1.8% in volume terms from IBGE’s previous monthly estimate for the 2019 crop.

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Former Bumble Bee CEO convicted of price-fixing conspiracy

The former chief executive of Bumble Bee Foods was convicted Tuesday (Dec. 3) of conspiring to fix prices of canned tuna between 2010 and 2013.   

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Central Bank of Chile to stop peso devaluation

The Central Bank of Chile (BCCh) has announced that it will spend USD20 billion in stabilising the peso exchange value in order to stop its fall against the US dollar.

Policy Chile

Skipjack tuna raw material prices remain down

Global skipjack tuna raw material prices remain at record lows in top markets Thailand and Ecuador, following the situation forecast already announced in mid-November. 

Europe US States

US canned tuna retail sales remain steady

US supermarket sales of canned tuna suggest stable demand in the last 12 months, together with a little increase in imported volumesy-o-y.

US States Middle East and Africa

Russian authorities approve fish industry development strategy

Russian prime minister Dmitriy Medvedev has signed the 'Strategy for the Development of the Fisheries Complex until 2030' bill, which will see the gross added value of the Russian fish industry increase by 71.3% by 2030.

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Philippine-Korean partnership to enforce fisheries cooperation

Philippines and Korea will partner in aquaculture and fisheries businesses, as agreed in the fisheries cooperation Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) signed yesterday (November 26, 2019).

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