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High seas transshipment regulation under review in Western Pacific waters

Transshipment measures currently applying to vessels operating in Western Pacific waters are subject to review in 2019 as a guarantee of catch monitoring and fish traceability, it was agreed at the Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission (WCPFC) annual meeting last weekend in Honolulu.

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Canned albacore tuna prices supported by US demand

Canned albacore imports to the US between January and October this year increased 11.6% in volume and 25.3% in value compared with previous year, with final product rates impacted by global raw material price increases.

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Canned Fruit

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Bankrupt Argentinean peach canner Alco on the block

The Argentinean peach cannery Alco-Canale, in bankruptcy since October 2017 after going through financial difficulties for years, is now for sale.

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Zhejiang canned mandarins trading slightly lower

Some Chinese canned mandarin basic carton prices, with Zhejiang origin, are around 4% lower than those reported when canning operations started in late October, Chinese industry sources told IEG Vu this week. 

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Spanish mandarin production back to normal levels

The total mandarin harvest this season – including tangerines, clementines and satsumas – is an estimated 11% up compared with last year’s, based on industry sources and official data estimates.

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Argentinean peach crop to reduce amid poor acreage area

The Argentinean peach harvest will be 20.6% down compared with the previous season; enough to meet domestic demand but little for exports, industry sources estimate.

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Chinese canned peach volumes to the US increasing despite uncertain times

Far from a market stagnancy suggested when the US-China tariffs debate started earlier this year, trade between April and October registered the highest activity for the period to date, according to customs data.

China Greece

IEG Vu's November Top 10: Storms hit Chilean fruit, grain industry gathers, sugar sector in 'crisis'

A devastating hailstorm hit growing regions of Chile last month, causing serious damage to crops, while the grain industry gathered in Geneva to discuss the global market situation.

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Del Monte Foods recalls canned corn due to under-processing

More than 64,000 cases of Del Monte’s Fiesta Corn are currently being recalled due to deviations in the sterilisation process that could result in contamination by spoilage organisms or pathogens, the FDA announced this week.

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Private label defeats US key brands for canned soup sales

The average retail price of canned soups in November decreased 0.1% but sales increased 2.7% in value and 2.8% in volume from last year, according to monthly data from Morgan Stanley echoed by the Food Institute Report.

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Spanish canners to benefit from US tariff reduction

Manufacturers of canned artichokes and processed peppers from Spain’s Murcia region are expecting a possible boost in exports after a recent reduction in US import tariffs on their products.

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Peruvian canned artichoke exports to strengthen in the US

Peruvian canned artichoke exports to key market, the US, this year reached the highest volume but the lowest prices in the trade history of the two countries.

Europe Peru

Australia’s SPC canning business officially for sale

After four years of financial challenges and threatened shutdowns, the century-old Australian company SPC Ardmona, acquired in 2005 by Coca-Cola Amatil, is to be disposed of, it was announced today.

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Profel deems 2018 "the worst in 40 years" for processed vegetables

The effects of climate change have damaged the frozen and canned vegetable sector the most in the last three years, according to Profel.

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Tomato Products

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Global tomato ketchup exports shrink

According to the latest trade data, tomato ketchup exports declined in the first nine months of 2018, led by falling export volumes from the main exporting market, US.

Tomato Ketchup Exports

Private label defeats US key brands for canned soup sales

The average retail price of canned soups in November decreased 0.1% but sales increased 2.7% in value and 2.8% in volume from last year, according to monthly data from Morgan Stanley echoed by the Food Institute Report.

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Cuba starts tomato processing season

Around 2,000 tonnes of industrial tomato have already been processed into tomato paste and purée  by small and medium-sized tomato processing enterprises in Cuba's central Ciego de Ávila province.

Cuba Tomato Paste

Agrofusion trumpets tomato paste export breakthrough

Ukraine's largest tomato paste processor Agrofusion has managed to increase the flow of tomato paste to Europe by 30 times, since the conflict in eastern Ukraine.

Tomato Paste Ukraine

Iran lifts tomato paste export ban

The tomato paste ban, active from October 12, has been lifted until further notice, allowing Iranian exporters to resume trade as normal.

Iran Tomato Paste

Argentinean tomato producer facing headwinds

Argentina's tomato cannery Almar is facing financial difficulties that could lead to a cut in production at the Albaladejo family-owned plant, officials from San Juan province have warned.

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Russia turns down processors’ request to lift embargo on fish raw material imports

In response to local fish processing industry representatives’ request to lift the fish raw material import embargo, the Russian ministry of agriculture declined as believes these still can be replaced by growing domestic production.

Europe Russian Federation

Nearly half of global canned tuna production is sustainable, SFP says

Around 41.1% or 1.7 million tonnes of the global canned tuna production is committed to sustainability, according to the latest report by the Sustainable Fisheries Partnership (SFP).

International Asia Pacific

US canned salmon price rises while canned tuna remains steady

US prices for canned Alaskan pink salmon increased from October to November by 17%, whereas canned tuna prices remained firm.

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Century Pacific revenues lifted by domestic sales

Philippines Century Pacific’s canned products are currently available in 858,000 points of sale in the Philippines, which represents 76% of the total, up from the 66% share in 2016, according to Nielsen.

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Latvian fish canner Brivais Vilnis reduces losses

The Latvian processor and fish canner Joint Stock Company (JSC) Brivais Vilnis is EUR435,662 in the red for the nine-month period ended in September this year, down from EUR679,693 in the previous year.

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Skipjack raw material prices fall despite smaller catches

Skipjack tuna raw material prices continue to downtrend and IEG Vu sources think they will fall further.

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