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Croatian beverage and frozen food companies banned from trading

The Zagreb Stock Exchange has temporarily suspended eight subsidiaries of Agrokor, one of the country’s largest food processors and retailers, and its largest privately-owned company, from trading.

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Italian food group Granarolo expands in the UK

The cooperative group Granarolo acquired, through its subsidiary Granarolo UK, 100% of Midland Food Group, distributor of fresh and frozen food products in the country.
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New raspberry processing unit to open in Serbia

A memorandum of understanding (MoU) for the installation of a new raspberry processing unit in the Serbian town of Arilje has been signed this month between two companies, one from Hungary and one based in Arilje, Serbia’s agriculture minister Branislav Nedimovic has announced.

Frozen Raspberries Operations

Cold weather will cut Spanish strawberry output

The low temperatures recorded in the past weeks have so far reduced the production of strawberry by 10% compared with last year reported.
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Abolition of tariffs will benefit Canadian cranberry product exports to EU

The Canadian cranberry industry more than doubled production from 2007 to 2016. Coupled with production increases, planted and harvested acres have also increased, albeit at a slower pace due to increased productivity of existing cultivated acres.

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US cranberry industry back-pedals on crop removal

The Cranberry Marketing Committee (CMC), concerned by the potential effect on US cranberry growers, has asked the USDA to order handlers to remove just 5% of the 2017 crop, instead of the 15% the committee originally recommended.

Beverages Cranberry Juice

Shorter-lasting strawberry harvest for Morocco

Morocco 2018 season is expected to start late and end earlier than usual, but final volume should be the same as 2017.

Frozen Strawberries Production

Ewabis enters the snacks business

The Polish fresh and frozen fruit and vegetable processor Ewabis is about to launch a new ready to eat snacks line based on dried, frozen and fresh fruit, nuts and vegetables. IEG Vu was told the company has already closed contracts with European distributors at the Fruit Logistica trade show in Berlin last week.

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Japanese Frozen French fries imports expected to grow

The signing of a series of free trade agreements will result in the elimination of tariff for a wide range of frozen potato products at disadvantage of the US which is today Japan’s largest supplier in particular for frozen French fries.

Frozen Potatoes Tariffs

First batch of Russian French fries processed

Belaya Dacha group has released a first batch of frozen French fries processed in the new site realised in partnership with Dutch-American company Lamb Weston/Meijer.
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Potato market prices still on the low side

The low prices recorded across northern Europe’s main processing areas are affecting the Polish market, the Polish Institute of Agricultural Economics and Food Economy reported (IERiGŻ).
Frozen Potatoes Price

US potato storage down year-on-year

The 13 major producing US states held 202.55 million hundredweight of potatoes in storage on February 1 2018, down slightly from 203.1 mln cwt of the same period in 2017.

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Simplot to produce more frozen fries in Canada

The food giant has announced a CAD460 million (USD509.42 mln) plan to expand the Manitoba-based French fry site near Portage la Prairie, premier Brian Pallister and agriculture minister Ralph Eichler announced with ‎Mark McKellar from ‎Simplot.
Frozen Potatoes Investments

DNA markers to prolong potato life

Scientists discovered genetic markers that could allow a longer storage of potato at low temperature, avoiding use of anti-sprouting agents.

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Ice-cream market heated by increasing demand

Valued at USD54.80 billion, the global market of ice-cream is expected to grow at a CAGR of 4.1% until 2025 driven up by growing demand in developing countries.

Ice Cream Demand

Auction of US-based Nestle ice-cream production lines

Auction agency Harry Davis company has published a notice for the auctioning of three production lines surplus for ice-cream of Nestle Bakersfield, California.

Ice Cream Operations

Halo top ice cream to be launched in Canada

The low calories ice-cream, top seller in the US, will be available in Canada in early March in selected supermarkets and grocery shop chains. 

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Unilever ice cream business grows in eastern Europe

Unilever has agreed to acquire the Romanian ice cream producer, Betty Ice SRL, for an undisclosed sum and subject to regulatory approval by the Romanian competition authorities
Unilever Ice Cream

Record sales growth for low-calories ice-cream

The low-calorie, high-protein and low-sugar ice-cream Halo brand has seen its sales in the US jump by 2,563% to USD278.2 million, reported Dairy Foods. Unit sales rose by 2,551.0% to USD58.6 mln, according to IRI. 

Ice Cream United States

Häagen-Dazs vegan range available in the US

The vegan product of the ice-cream giant Häagen-Dazs is available in selected stores across the US. 

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