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Cosco captures OOCL
10 July 2017

China State-owned Cosco is to pay shareholders of Hong Kong’s leading carrier HK$78.67 a share in cash, a 31% premium over the stock’s last closing price.

Saudi bans Egyptian strawberries
10 July 2017

Saudi Arabia blames the high level of pesticide residues for banning imports, the kingdom’s Ministry of Environment said on its Twitter account.

Numbers illustrate Argentinean topfruit decline
10 July 2017

The 185K MT of apples and pears shipped to deepsea markets in the first six months of 2017 compares to 600K MT-plus shipped in 2005.

Zespri readies red kiwifruit
10 July 2017

The breeding programme jointly run by Plant & Food and Zespri responsible for the SunGold variety has developed a red, raspberry flavoured kiwifruit variety.

Queensland faces pineapple glut
10 July 2017

A combination of a prolonged summer heatwave and a mild winter has left the Australian state with its largest ever pineapple glut.

Dole names Viet Nam distributor
07 July 2017

Dole Viet Nam Co Ltd, a subsidiary Dole Asia Holdings Pte Ltd, has named U&I Agriculture Corporation as the sole distributor of its bananas.

Maersk backlog cleared
07 July 2017

The Danish shipping giant expects container shipments to be back to normal early next week, as the impact of last week’s cyber attack extends into its third week.

SETENA bares its teeth
07 July 2017

Costa Rica’s Environment Ministry’s National Environmental Technical Secretariat has ordered three pineapple farms in the Northern Zone to partially halt operations.

Golden banana makes debut
07 July 2017

Australian researchers have developed the world’s first fortified golden-orange fleshed bananas rich in Vitamin A.

APEM issues mango warning
07 July 2017

The damage to infrastructure caused by heavy rains in March is likely to have a negative impact on Peru’s mango production and export volumes this season.

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