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EU faces tight apple supplies

Apple supplies in Europe are expected to be extremely tight in the second half of the season, offering opportunities to exporters from the southern hemisphere.

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USDA agrees to reduce grapefruit sizes

The USDA’s Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) has implemented the recommendation from the Citrus Administrative Committee (Committee) to relax the minimum size requirements currently prescribed for grapefruit.

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Chile expects larger apple harvest this season

Abundant rainfall, sufficient number of chill hours, and spring conditions are expected to remain favourable for Chilean fresh apple development while high temperatures and low relative humidity are expected in the summer of 2017/18.

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Possibility looms of higher FCOJ prices

Brazilian orange juice processors are talking about a contracted price for processing oranges of around BRL20.00 per box (USD6.13/box), delivered, according to CEPEA.

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Polish apple juice woes suddenly worsen

Polish AJC prices seem to have fallen slightly, but Poland faces a new assault from China, whose fruit price has crashed in some regions, meaning that the country’s AJC processors can now produce at even lower costs than before.

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More red fruit expected in Spain

The planting for the 2017/18 season has been recently completed with an 11% increase in the province of Huelva, in the south of Spain, according to the latest figures of the local organisation of producers and exporters of strawberry, Freshuelva.

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Small increase in Brazilian orange prices

Brazil’s national public holiday on November 15 has not affected orange sales, according to Noticias Agricolas and CEPEA of Brazil, though prices have risen slightly.

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Poor harvest may force change in orange sizes

Changing the minimum size requirements for oranges from 2 8/16 inches to 2 4/16 inches is being proposed by USDA's Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) to address a reduced supply of oranges in the US.

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Polish provisional vegetable crops estimates released

The overall harvested volume is at the same level of last season at about 4.5 million tonnes, but within the vegetables sector some problems were forecast for late varieties, according to the Pre-harvest estimates for main agricultural and horticultural crop of the Polish Statistical Institute (GUS).

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Brexit to revamp the UK peas market

Brexit offers the opportunity to increase domestic sales of peas, a report recently released by two sector organisations states.

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French autumn potato production estimates released

The final figure for the production of potato in France for the 2017 season is set at 6.18 million tonnes which is 21% more than one year ago, the country’s potato organisation UNPT reported.

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US autumn potato production down

November estimates for the volume to be harvested in the US should be 2% less than last year partially due to a 1% contraction of the cultivated area, the USDA crop production report stated.    

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AHDB to launch Potato Data Centre

The tool will be launched by the Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board’s (AHDB) during the BP2017 trade show at Harrogate on November 22 and 23. 

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More artichoke to be produced in Spain

In the 2017/18 season, production of Spanish artichoke will increase by 5% going from 220,000 tonnes of 2016/17 to 231,000 tonnes, the sector organisation Alcachofa de Espana claimed during its IV Annual Assembly last week as reported by Agrodigital.

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