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Late season frost strikes South American citrus

Unusually low temperatures have been experienced in parts of Chile and Argentina. Frost has damaged some of Chile’s citrus, whereas sources in Argentina say that the lemons in Tucuman province are unaffected (and, in any case, the harvest is all but finished).

Fresh Fruit & Vegetables South America Argentina

Central American pineapple exports rise by 18%

In this year’s first quarter, the countries of Central America exported pineapples worth USD261 million, 18% more than in the same period in the previous year. This is mainly due to exports to the US and to the Netherlands.

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Russia to double exports of wild berries and mushrooms

Russia's ministry of agriculture has announced it will ease the barriers to harvesting wild nuts, mushrooms, berries and herbs this autumn with the aim of significantly increasing exports.

Russian Federation Frozen Blueberries

Peru to expand organic blueberry production

In 2017, Peru exported USD380 million worth of organic products. According to local experts, there is a lot of potential for producing more organic blueberry and avocado.

Peru Fresh Fruit & Vegetables

Why the present processing apple price should be held

Polish farmers are unhappy with the low prices being offered for apples for juice processing, but processors need to ensure that there is at least some small profit in selling apples for juicing.

Beverages Apple Juice

Increase in European pear production this season

The total European pear crop in 2018 is estimated at 2.327 million tonnes, a 4% increase compared with last year, and a 3% increase compared with the average of the last three years. Coincidentally, it is identical to the 2013 harvest size.

Fresh Fruit & Vegetables Europe

General overview of German market for lemons, grapes and pears

Overall, the European pear campaign has gained strength, with Italy clearly dominating through its Santa Maria variety. Turkey’s exports and imports from French and Spanish Dr. Jules Guyot increased.

Germany Fresh Fruit & Vegetables

Dreadful start to Italian pears season

In the province of Verona, the pear harvest began a few days ago. The results are already catastrophic.

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Drought causes tensions in the Dutch potato industry

Potato growers and processing enterprises have started talks to determine who should pay for the drought-led harvest losses this year.

Netherlands Fresh Root Vegetables

Russian food embargo revives domestic production

The Russian ban on agricultural products from western countries as well as president Putin’s propagated self-sufficiency aim, which had been put into force in August 2014, seems to have stimulated important branches of Russian agroindustry.

Fresh Fruit & Vegetables Fresh Tomatoes

Russia to double exports of wild berries and mushrooms

Russia's ministry of agriculture has announced it will ease the barriers to harvesting wild nuts, mushrooms, berries and herbs this autumn with the aim of significantly increasing exports.

Russian Federation Frozen Blueberries

Dry weather threatens UK potato crop

According to the UK's Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB), estimated total potato plantings this year are the third-lowest on record. Additionally, producers fear drought impact will downgrade the estimate further.

United Kingdom Frozen Potatoes

EU drought damage to vegetable sector "most serious in 40 years"

EU vegetable producers are suffering from prolonged drought conditions in certain parts of Europe, as the sector has reported crop losses of up to 50% in the current harvesting season.

EU Fresh Mushrooms

Valencian fruit and vegetable season ends on a sour note

No increase in demand has been seen during summertime although prices have been low and local farmers have been confronted with ruinous prices at the end of  the season.

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