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Polish sour cherry price eases on a lower demand from the juice sector

The Polish sour cherry shortage has led to a two-tier market characterised by relevant price differences between high- and low-quality products, IEG Vu has learned.

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Hungarian sweetcorn harvest moving forward steadily

The first sweetcorn crop in Hungary ended on adequate levels in late July, with the harvest of the second crop starting in late August, to last until late October.

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Frozen Fruit

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New funds for Canadian wild blueberry

The Canadian minister of agriculture has announced the deployment of CAD800,000 (USD601,720) to support the honey bee sector in Atlantic Canada to help pollinating wild blueberries in the region.

Frozen Blueberries Canada

No tariff retaliation aid for Maine's wild blueberry growers

The USDA has not included Maine wild blueberry sector in a federal programme aiming to support all the agricultural sectors affected by China’s retaliatory tariffs.

Trade Disputes Frozen Blueberries

Danone to buy more frozen strawberry from Mexico

The food giant has started a programme with Grupo Altex in order to increase its supply of Mexican strawberry from the current 12% to 50% of its global demand.

Frozen Strawberries Demand

Del Monte Foods to divest several US facilities

A few days after US processor Seneca announced the disposal of its pear canning facility by the end of the year, Del Monte Pacific’s US subsidiary Del Monte Foods followed suit, announcing its intention to sell several production facilities in a move to “an asset-light strategy.”

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US poised for a small blueberry crop

Maine's wild blueberry crop could be close to last year's figure, which is half the volume harvested in the state in 2016

Frozen Blueberries United States

Higher labour costs for Washington berry sector

The Washington State Department of Employment Services (WaDES) has increased blueberry pickers pay rate which may result in a surge of raw material delivered to factories for processing.

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Frozen Vegetables

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Frozen and canned businesses keep Bonduelle’s financials steady

The group's revenue for the financial year ending on June 30, 2019, totalled EUR2.7 billion (USD3 bln), up 0.5% compared with that of the previous year.

Europe Asia Pacific

Del Monte Foods to divest several US facilities

A few days after US processor Seneca announced the disposal of its pear canning facility by the end of the year, Del Monte Pacific’s US subsidiary Del Monte Foods followed suit, announcing its intention to sell several production facilities in a move to “an asset-light strategy.”

US States Europe

Increase in Spain’s organic agricultural area

The Spanish organic agricultural area increased by 8% to 2.24 million hectares in 2018, strengthening its EU leadership, according to the Spanish ministry of agriculture (Mapa).

Organics Dried Fruit & Nuts

Lamb Weston signs frozen potato deal with Omani company

Bidfood Oman has been appointed exclusive distributorship of Lamb Weston's frozen potato produce in Oman, giving the potato giant a better position within the country's foodservice market.

Lamb Weston Frozen Potatoes

Computer model to fight Listeria contamination awarded

The Frozen Food foundation has recently awarded Doctor Martin Wiedmann, a distinguished professor in the Department of Food Science at Cornell University, that with his research on the prevalence and control of Listeria in frozen foods has contributed to the creation of the computer model.

Frozen Foods United States

July heatwave cuts yields for EU summer crops - JRC

Unusually hot weather at the end of July further weakened the yield outlook for EU summer crops, the European Commission outlines in its latest crop monitoring report.

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Frozen and canned businesses keep Bonduelle’s financials steady

The group's revenue for the financial year ending on June 30, 2019, totalled EUR2.7 billion (USD3 bln), up 0.5% compared with that of the previous year.

Europe Asia Pacific

Computer model to fight Listeria contamination awarded

The Frozen Food foundation has recently awarded Doctor Martin Wiedmann, a distinguished professor in the Department of Food Science at Cornell University, that with his research on the prevalence and control of Listeria in frozen foods has contributed to the creation of the computer model.

Frozen Foods United States

Kraft Heinz reports lower sales in all markets

The Kraft Heinz Company preliminary financial results for the first half of 2019 show lower net sales in all markets, although consumption growth was highlighted in nuts, refrigerated meals, dairy and condiment categories.

US States Middle East and Africa

China tops list of world's biggest ice cream producers

China has overtaken the US to become the world's largest ice cream producer, according to a USDA report.

China Ice Cream

Seneca foresees growth in the prepared vegetable sector

Seneca is developing new vegetable product offerings for both the organic market and private label customers, the Food Institute recently reported.

US States Canned & Tomato Products

US and Brazil drives Nestlé’s positive half-year results

Global food giant Nestlé reported positive results in its half-year report, led by growth in the US and Brazil.

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