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Chilean fruit industry set for growth
13 June 2017

Avocadoes, blueberries and, above all cherries are forecast to drive growth in the Chilean fruit sector in 2017/18.

Pears eclipse apples in the Netherlands
13 June 2017

Pears have overtaken apples as the most widely cultivated fruit in the Netherlands as competition from Eastern Europe has prompted growers to switch crops.

NASS forecasts huge national cherry crop
13 June 2017

According to the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistical Service, total sweet cherry production is expected to be 432,760 tonnes, up from 318,000 tonnes in 2016.

Kuehne & Nagel invoices disclose CO2 emissions
13 June 2017

The 3PL service provider has started printing data generated by sea freight shipments in an effort to assist shippers in identifying their carbon footprint.

MCI upgrades temperature transparency
13 June 2017

Maersk Container Industry is today launching an energy meter to improve cold chain transparency in its flagship Star Cool reefer containers.

NZ avocado prices soar
13 June 2017

The strength of domestic demand has seen the price of an individual avocado reach NZ$7.50 (US$5.40).

Italy receives first Indonesian pineapples
12 June 2017

The maiden shipment of 18 tonnes of fresh pineapples was exported by PT Great Giant Food in cooperation with Italian importer SAMA SpA.

Citrus exports constrain domestic supply
12 June 2017

Some Australian orange juice has been labelled to tell consumers that imported fruit has replaced local product, as export markets absorb Class III Australian citrus.

Nigeria allocates funds to build banana farm
12 June 2017

Approximately US$3.7m has been awarded to the southern State of Cross River, bordering Cameroon, to start a model banana farm.

PBNW confirms pear forecast
12 June 2017

This year’s pear crop in the US Pacific North West is forecast to be lower and later than last year and the rolling 5-year average,

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