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Peaches and other fruits curb Brazilian demand for oranges

The November-long trend of rising orange prices may be constrained in December as consumer demand for fruits such as stone fruits are usually consumed during the holiday season.

Brazil Fresh Fruit & Vegetables Fresh Oranges

US wild blueberry industry asks for government support

According to senator Angus King, Maine’s wild blueberry industry has been hard hit by the Chinese decision to increase tariff on a list of US agricultural products including wild blueberries which are widely used as frozen for the processed industry.
United States Frozen Foods Frozen Blueberries

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Trade association makes fruit and vegetable consumption top priority

Freshfel Europe has called for a fresh fruit and vegetables-in-all-policies approach in its presentation of its 2019-2024 priorities paper for the EU institutions ‘Fresh Fruit & Vegetables for Europe’s Future’ in the European Parliament. 
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Ukrainian fresh blueberry shows largest export growth

Out of all Ukraine-grown cultivated berries, blueberry has shown the largest export growth rate this season, at 50%.

Ukraine Fresh Berries

Indonesia proposes list of products for GI protection under future EU trade deal

Varieties of spices, cashew nuts, honey, coffee and rice are among the agricultural products that Indonesia has presented to the European Union for protected status under the proposed Comprehensive Economic Partnership agreement between the two markets.

Indonesia Arabica

Fewer South African peaches will go for purée manufacture

South Africa is coming to the end of its apricot harvest and will be running its peaches at the end of December.
South Africa Fresh Fruit & Vegetables

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

Apple processors are not operating a cartel, says juice association head

Prices of apples for processing this season soared, but this is because some large processors bought fruit at high prices, denying supplies to some smaller companies, says Julian Pawlak, president of Poland’s National Union of Juice Producers trade association (KUPS).
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Trade association makes fruit and vegetable consumption top priority

Freshfel Europe has called for a fresh fruit and vegetables-in-all-policies approach in its presentation of its 2019-2024 priorities paper for the EU institutions ‘Fresh Fruit & Vegetables for Europe’s Future’ in the European Parliament. 
Europe EU

Canadian shortage fuels demand for US potatoes

Exports of US fresh potatoes to Canada increased by 34% between July and September 2019, most of which was for raw material for freezing plants.

United States Fresh Fruit & Vegetables

Oregon Potato Company offers to purchase Norpac facility

The Oregon Potato Company could acquire from the bankrupted US farmers’ cooperative Norpac Foods, a processing plant in Quincy, Washington, for USD93.5 million.

United States Frozen Foods

Heavy rain jeopardises UK potato crop

UK farmers have completed 89% of the potato harvest, however 2-3% of the crop could be lost in the wettest season since 2012.

United Kingdom Frozen Foods

Adverse weather cuts US potato production

Overseas potato production is down by 6% in 2019, following a decline as freezing temperatures in October forced growers to an anticipated end of the season.

United States Frozen Foods

Frost ends Manitoba's potato crop

Freezing temperatures in the first week of November have halted digging operations in potato fields in the Canadian province of Manitoba, leaving thousands of acres unharvested.

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