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EU to challenge Colombia on French fries tariffs

The EU will file a complaint at the World Trade Organization (WTO) at Colombia’s decision to impose anti-dumping import duties on European frozen French fries.

Frozen Potatoes Colombia Europe

Cultivars renewal will boost Chilean blueberry exports

Chilean blueberry producers reckon to increase their shipments for the fresh market by 4% as new cultivars enter production.

Chile Frozen Foods Fresh Fruit & Vegetables

Frozen Fruit

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Positive results for new Chilean raspberry varieties

Three new Chilean raspberry varieties recently introduced in the country have reported good yields and calibre in the first cultivation trials.

Chile Fresh Fruit & Vegetables

Ukraine expects consolidation in frozen raspberry sector

Ukrainian frozen raspberry exports fell in the first four months of the 2019/20 season on lower production as a result of farmers exiting a business that is no longer profitable. However, market insiders expect Ukrainian firms to start consolidating into cooperatives.

Ukraine Frozen Raspberries

Peru to export more frozen strawberry this year

The Latin American country is expected close the 2019 with 10,000-12,000 tonnes of frozen strawberry exported, meaning that trade in this commodity can surge by up to 23% year-on-year.

Frozen Strawberries Exports

Anuga 2019: Egyptian presence at Anuga has grown impressively

There were record numbers for the Egyptian food industry at Anuga 2019 with a delegation of 96 exporting companies covering an area of about 1.26 square km across the country pavilion, frozen, beverage and dairy halls.

Frozen Strawberries Exports

Start of the strawberry season in Spain

The strawberry season has started in Huelva, where the planted area has increased steadily in the last three years to exceed 6,000 hectares in 2019/20.

Spain Frozen Foods

Chilean region boosts blueberry production

Blueberry planted area in the Ñuble region has increased by 17% to 4,023 hectares in the past three years, representing 21.9% of the national plantation.

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Lamb Weston forms new joint venture in Argentina

The frozen potato giant Lamb Weston has formed a 50/50 joint venture with Sociedad Comercial del Plata in Argentina to process and sell frozen potatoes in the Latin American market, which is worth nearly USD2.5 billion .

Lamb Weston Argentina

McCain starts construction of potato processing plant

McCain Foods USA has started the USD300 million expansion of its potato processing facility in Othello, Washington.

United States Frozen Potatoes

Potato market updates

Potato harvested volumes in Europe are expected to be higher than in 2018, but still below the five years average. The Polish potato crop shrank under the effect of the summer drought, putting pressure on prices for fresh. 

Europe Production

New potato processing plant opens in Canada

Frozen potato company Cavendish Farms has officially opened its new processing facility in Lethbridge (Alberta).

Canada Frozen Foods

Russian frozen potato production skyrockets

Russia is gradually transforming from a frozen potato importer to a frozen potato producer.

Russian Federation Frozen Potatoes

Chinese processor explores diversification into more tropical fruits

Asian Citrus Holdings (ACH), an integrated orange producer and tropical fruit juice concentrates supplier in mainland China, announced that its 2018 revenue fell 2.6% to CNY52.8 million (USD7.39 mln), although EBITDA was up by 362.9% in the same year.

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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.

France Operations

Food & Inns spices up its portfolio

Mango, guava pulp and frozen snacks manufacturer Foods & Inns has acquired Kusum Spices for INR139.9 mln (USD1.96 mln). Kusum Spices is in the branded spice business under the Kusum Masala brand.

M&A India

Bonduelle profit and revenue remain static

The French food processor giant’s revenue for the 2018-19 financial year stands at EUR2.7 million (USD2.95 mln), unchanged from the previous year and blamed on sluggish demand and adverse weather conditions for crop development.

France Commercial

Bonduelle expands Russian operation with new factory

Bonduelle’s new vegetable processing factory in the Belgorod region will have a production capacity of 6,000-10,000 tonnes of frozen vegetables, the company said in an exclusive interview to IEG VU.

Russian Federation Frozen Foods

Alimentaria to strengthen its role as international grocery innovation display

Dairy, snack, meat and innovative grocery proposals are very dynamic and the Alimentaria exhibition in Barcelona will mirror it, to be held from April 20-23 2020, IEG Vu was told.

Beverages Canned & Tomato Products

US ice cream giant to take over Halo Top

Wells Enterprises, owner of Blue Bunny ice cream, is acquiring Halo Top from Eden Creamery for an undisclosed sum.

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