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Fall forecast in PNW pear production
02 June 2017

Producers in the US Pacific Northwest are anticipating a third straight year of a shorter crop, with volumes below the 20m box mark.

Costa Rica ships first pineapples to China
02 June 2017

Four companies have shipped a total of 15,120 boxes in nine reefer containers on a voyage that will take between 25-28 days.

ConHexa commits volume to Sète
02 June 2017

The logistics group is forecasting a total throughput of 200K MT for the 5-year duration of the terminal operating contract for the reefer port in southern France.

Pakistan begins nationwide fruit boycott
02 June 2017

A campaign led via social media is calling for consumers to withhold their purchases for three days in order to force prices back down to a normal level.

Sudan extends ban on Egyptian produce
02 June 2017

The decision was originally taken last year by the Sudanese Ministry of Commerce but has been extended following the results of tests on Egyptian oranges.

Pipfruit NZ morphs into NZAP
01 June 2017

Pipfruit NZ chief executive Alan Pollard says the current name is causing confusion as the organisation is being linked to oranges and plums because they have pips.

EC introduces more support for POs
01 June 2017

From today, EU fuit and vegetable producer organisations will benefit from simpler rules, a reduced administrative burden and greater financial support in times of crisis.

Russia imports first Syrian tomatoes
01 June 2017

Adygea-based Adyg-Yurak imported the first consignment via Novorossiysk and plans to deliver over 6K MT of fresh produce by the end of the year.

Camposol posts rise in revenues and profit
01 June 2017

The Peruvian agribusiness attributed the growth in Q1 sales and profit to a higher volume of blueberries and higher volumes and prices of shrimp.

Zespri claims NZCTA award
01 June 2017

The kiwifruit marketer wins the prestigious HSBC New Zealand-China Trade Association supreme China business award and exporter of the year.

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