FreshPlaza – Highlights

This week’s highlights

Insatiable global demand for avocados
“Demand for avocados has grown exponentially as people realise its health benefits – if we…..

NZ: “There is a big need to grow interest in the feijoa”
As winter draws near in New Zealand much of the feijoa crop has been harvested and growers are…..

Taiwan: Extreme torrential rain causes severe damage to crops and infrastructure
Although Taiwan’s Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) has not released official figures on the…..

OVERVIEW GLOBAL BANANA MARKET
Rainfall in Ecuador has pushed prices up. According to an exporter, US companies are not willing…..

Rambutans are shifting from ethnic to mainstream in North America
“Two weeks ago, we received our first shipments of rambutans from Guatemala for the season,”…..

Argentina depends on imported apples for first time
This year, for the first time in a decade, Argentina has had to import foreign apples during the…..

8 June: D-day for British pound
The British general election on Thursday is promising to be quite exciting. That is a setback…..

Romania: Notable increase of food imports in first two months of 2017
In the first two months of this year, Romania imported agro-food products worth 1.069 billion…..

Ukrainian garlic growers band together to become bigger market players
The garlic industry in Ukraine has seen huge growth for the coming season, after high garlic…..

“This terrible stonefruit campaign will be a turning point for the sector”
The stonefruit campaign has developed so far with average prices 30 cents below the production…..

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