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Spanish tiger nuts to satisfy superfood demand

Spanish companies are developing a broad range of tiger nut-based products such as powder, alcoholic beverages, oil or special chocolates to meet exploding demand.

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South African dried vine fruits estimate reduced by reports of rain

The weather conditions around Uppington and the Orange River had been very good until the first week in February. Rain, however, was forecast and unfortunately there are now reports of some heavy showers and thunderstorms.

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Argentine prunes knocking at organic market door

The young Argentine conventional and organic prune sectors are viewing a poor crop, due to intense frosts at the end of the year, declining by 40% compared with 2018.

Prunes Argentina

US raisin shipments running significantly behind year ago levels

US raisin shipments for the 2018/19 season are 31% down from those of a year ago, the latest figures from the Raisin Administrative Committee (RAC) show.

Dried Vine Fruit United States

UK signs post-Brexit trade continuity agreements with Chile and Eastern and Southern African countries

The United Kingdom and Chile have signed a trade continuity agreement that will limit possible disruption to trade between the two markets post-Brexit, with a similar agreement also in place with Eastern and Southern Africa.

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UK dried fruit industry awaits southern hemisphere prices

Dried vine fruits have for many years been regarded as an inexpensive ingredient for both manufacturers and retailers. Price variations have in the main related to either crop shortages caused by inclement weather or variations in currency. 

Dried Vine Fruit Greece

California Prune Board highlights dietary benefits

The California Prune Board (CPB) is putting its support behind the UK bread industry’s Fibre February campaign this month, with various recipes containing the fibre-packed fruit.

Prunes NPD

Turkish dried fig prices continue to edge upwards

The remaining dried figs in Turkey are becoming increasingly expensive as Ramadan sales are in full swing and the crop will soon be sold out, Izmir-based Beydagli Organik Tarim Urunleri noted in a report today.

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Bolivian company to open Brazil nut factory in Amazonian region

The Swiss-Bolivian company Hylea 1884 is set to open the largest Bolivian nut processing plant in the Bolivian region of Pando, in March.

South America Bolivia

US almond producers continue efforts to strengthen links with Japan

The Almond Board of California (ABC) states that it continues working to address technical and other barriers in order to build a stronger trade relationship with Japan.

Almonds United States

São Paulo peanut growers expect slightly larger crop

Growers in Brazil’s São Paulo state are expected to harvest 531,100 tonnes of peanuts during the principal, rainy peanut harvesting season of 2018/19, up 2.2% from the 519,700 tonnes produced in the previous season.

Peanuts Brazil

Turkish hazelnut prices holding firm

Turkish hazelnut prices remain on the strong side despite the market being quite subdued at the moment.

Hazelnuts Turkey

US almond shipments continue strongly

Californian almond shipments remained high last month, with domestic and export volumes both ahead of those achieved in the same month a year ago.

Almonds United States

Macadamia producers look to government to help optimise potential

South African macadamia producers fear that their competitive advantage could be under threat due to lack of collaboration with government to ensure ongoing and new market access.

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Interview: Blueberries are Camposol's shining star in fresh produce turnaround

Since Peruvian fruit and vegetable manufacturer Camposol started a turnaround of its fresh fruit and vegetable retail supply years ago while disposing of its canning business, blueberries recently became the shining star of the Peruvian company, with significant developments on avocado, citrus fruit and table grapes.

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Delayed shipments are a challenge for dried apple market

Delayed shipments of dried apples from China are becoming problematic, as stocks for most apple products are dwindling to zero.

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Currency creates movements in Turkish dried apricot market

With the Turkish lira remaining volatile, prices of the country’s dried apricots are fluctuating, Rotterdam trader Catz International noted in its latest report on dried fruits.

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Organic food gaining momentum at Fruit Logistica

The Convenience and Organic Routes are two visitor tools available at this year’s trade show Fruit Logistica held in Berlin, Germany, between February 6 and 8.

Europe International

Vietnamese fruit and vegetable processors aim to expand into global markets

The country has 1.6 million hectares under fruits and vegetables, which yield around 25 mln tonnes a year. With 150 processing plants, the country can only process 1.0 mln tonnes a year.

Vietnam Beverages

Banana chip prices remain high

Banana chip supply is still scarce, pushing up prices despite Chinese importers are well stocked to face the Chinese New Year festival (February 5).

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