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Canadian potato production data released

Despite adverse weather conditions during harvesting, overall potato production in Canada has increased by 2.4% to 2.47 million hundredweight (2.24 mln tonnes) above the five-year average in the country, but production is below industry demand.

Canada Frozen Foods Frozen Potatoes

US blueberry prices pointing downward

Domestic prices of frozen blueberry fell in November compared with one year ago and the months before.

United States Frozen Foods Fresh Fruit & Vegetables

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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

Chile increases its blueberry exports as the crop moves south

Shipments of fresh blueberry from Chile are ramping up as the season stretches from the north to the most productive southern regions. High stocks in the US and a bumper crop in Canada are keeping prices for frozen on the low side.

Chile Fresh Fruit & Vegetables

Polish frozen food company invests in Ukraine

Fresh and frozen fruit processor Terra-plant Zphu plans to grow strawberries in the Rivne region of Ukraine, Ukrainian media has reported.

Poland Ukraine

New Peruvian frozen facility opens

Peruvian processor Beta ha inaugurated its USD5 million processing plant in Lambayeque, to process green asparagus, avocados, blueberries and grapes.
Peru Frozen Foods

Peruvian frozen strawberry exports ramp up

Shipments of frozen strawberry from the Peru have risenby 43% in 2019 following greater demand from North America.

Peru Frozen Foods

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.

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North American potato industry hit by smaller crop

The decline in the harvested volumes in the US and Canada has squeezed raw material supplies across the processing sector, particularly within the frozen industry.

Canada United States

New Peruvian frozen facility opens

Peruvian processor Beta ha inaugurated its USD5 million processing plant in Lambayeque, to process green asparagus, avocados, blueberries and grapes.
Peru Frozen Foods

Better performance for frozen vegetables over fruit in the US

Supermarket sales of frozen vegetables jumped 3.7% by dollar sales during the marketing year on October 6, while fruit products declined by 0.8%.

United States Frozen Foods

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

Frozen French fries market slows down

The frozen fries sector’s steady annual growth has slowed down in 2019 as smaller volumes were available for processing in Europe and Canada.

Belgium Netherlands

Global trade of frozen sweetcorn in decline

Exports of frozen sweetcorn have fallen by almost 3% between January and August due to a consistent drop in volumes traded by Hungary.

Poland Hungary
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Italian processor disputes sale of Pernigotti ice cream

Ice cream processor Giordano Emendatori has requested that an Italian court seize Pernigotti’s ‘Ice & Pastry’ (I&P) branch following its acquisition from Optima Group.

Italy Ice Cream

Global ice cream market on the low

Exports of ice cream fell by 1.9% in the first nine months of 2019 due to a cooler summer in Europe

International Germany

Ben & Jerry’s sued on ‘happy cow’ claim

The ice cream brand is accused of breaching consumer trust claiming that milk and cream used in some of its products are sustainably sourced from farms participating in its ‘Caring Dairy’ programme.

United States Frozen Foods

Lawsuit claims Magnum ice cream lacks genuine vanilla

Unilever Manufacturing has become the latest company to be subjected to a class action lawsuit related to the vanilla content of its ice cream.

Vanilla United States

All major dairy categories included in Russian e-safety system

As of November 1, liquid milk, fermented dairy and ice cream have been included in Russia’s own electronic food safety system Mercury, after a lengthy delay following the industry' disapproval.

Russian Federation Dairy Products

Aryzta to sell the majority of its stake in French company Picard

Bakery company Aryzta has received an offer to sell most of its interest in French frozen food firm Picard.

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