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Bulgarian essential house to expand in Singapore, Malaysia and Thailand

The Bulgarian company Lavena, listed on the Sofia exchange, is set to sell its essential oil-based products in Singapore, Malaysia and Thailand, partnering with the Singaporean house GSE International.

Essential Oils Singapore Bulgaria

Volcano could ignite nutmeg and mace prices

Indonesian mace and nutmeg prices could be prone to renewed upward pressure due to concerns over recent volcanic activity, according to one recent assessment.

Nutmeg Indonesia Production


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European discount supermarkets support fresh fruit and vegetable sector

EU trade of fresh fruit and vegetables is benefiting from increasing interest from discounters, it was highlighted at Fruit Logistica 2019 held in Berlin between February 6 and 8.

EU Fresh Fruit & Vegetables

Guatemalan cardamom prices hold firm as latest crop thwarts hopes

Guatemalan cardamom prices have increased significantly since the start of the 2018/19 season as it appears that the latest crop will fail to meet the volume that had been hoped for.

Cardamom India

Brazilian agribusiness revenue falls 2% in 2018

Brazil’s agribusiness Gross Production Value (VBP) for 2018 was BRL569.8 billion (USD155.2 bln), down 2% from 2017’s record BRL582.3 bln.

Brazil Biofuels

Downward pressure on Indian coriander prices despite low estimated crop

Indian coriander prices have fallen in both the futures market and 2017/18 carry-over stocks.

Coriander Seed India

IEG Vu Prices Briefing: Cocoa futures crumble, corn traders cautious, SMP surge stalls

Recent hikes in skimmed milk powder prices took a pause last week but New York cocoa futures plunged to new seven-week lows. High crop estimates are putting pressure on pepper markets, while inventories are weighing on pineapple juice prices in Europe and pig futures in the US.

International Pineapple Juice

Biofach Nuremberg to track successful organic market

The Biofach fair wants to be the key European organic showcase with its new theme for 2019: ’System Bio - on the whole healthy‘, born as the result of a call for ideas because the event wants to be a central scenario where organic players work comfortably rather than impose topics.

Organics Canned & Tomato Products
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US essential oil house to certify products as non-genetically modified

The Utah-based company Young Living Essential Oils has announced that its products under the Vitality brand have been certified as non-genetically modified by SCS Global Services, under the Non-GMO Project’s standards in the US and Canada.

United States Essential Oils

Low 2018/19 Argentine honey crop expected

The 2018/19 Argentine  honey crop is expected to be much lower than in the previous season due to heavy rains in December and January.
Honey Argentina

DoTerra appoints new executive

The Utah-located company doTerra, a global leading essential oil producer, has appointed Dr. Rusell J. Osguthorpe as chief medical officer and vice president of medical and scientific initiatives, leading the healthcare and research teams.

United States Essential Oils

Argentine citrus processor’s strong output

Ledesma has announced it produced 108,548 tonnes of citrus on nearly 3,000 hectares of fruit plantations in Argentina’s provinces of Jujuy and Salta, up 3,477 tonnes from 2017.

Fresh Oranges Essential Oils

Guar gum prices look prone to upward pressure

Prices of guar gum have reduced since the end of October 2018 but are expected to increase in the coming months.

Waxes & Gums India

Ukraine has used up all of its honey and juice EU tariff quotas

Ukrainian exporters have exhausted all quotas for duty-free export of apple juice, grape juice and honey, as well as the main and additional quotas for corn into the EU.

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