This week’s highlights

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FreshPlaza – Highlights This week’s highlights Can produce growers be hurt by overproduction? As a result of globalization, fresh produce is more readily available than ever before. Out of….. Citrus greening will reach Spain via southern Portugal The 2nd Citriculture Forum of Huelva brought together technicians and producers from the….. […]

This week’s highlights

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FreshPlaza – Highlights This week’s highlights Guatemala: First shipment of finger limes to Europe The Guatemalan company Prime Tropics has started exporting finger limes to the European market…… A rising star in the avocado world Also known as the West Indian, green-skinned or smooth-skinned avocado, the tropical avocado is….. UK […]

Costa Rica: “We don’t see a solution to the Mexican avocado conflict this year”

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Monday, November 20, 2017 Latin America edition Photo report Amsterdam Produce Show PHOTO REPORT Last week saw the second edition of the Amsterdam Produce Show take place in the Westergasfabriek. There were noticeably more Dutch stand holders and certainly more Dutch visitors than last year. Our photo report reflects this, […]

First Panama disease-resistant Cavendish bananas developed

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Thursday, November 16, 2017 Latin America edition World-first Panama disease-resistant Cavendish bananas developed Researchers from Queensland University of Technology in Brisbane, Australia, have designed genetically modified Cavendish bananas with resistance to the devastating soil-borne Panama disease.This disease is caused by the fungus Fusarium oxysporum f.sp. cubense Tropical race 4 (TR4) […]