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Seatrade and CMA CGM join forces
17 July 2017

The container line and specialized reefer operator are to incorporate two complementary services on a service between New Zealand and northern Europe.

RN reports melon bonanza
17 July 2017

The Brazilian State of Rio Grande do Norte says it has set a record for export volumes of melons and watermelons in the first six months of 2017.

Bananas now big in Korea
17 July 2017

The combination of more imports and lower pricing on the one hand, and greater health awareness on the other has led to a step increase in consumption.

Tesco banks on British cherries
17 July 2017

The UK’s largest retailer says it is to take excess fruit from its suppliers and sell at a lower price point in an agreement that will benefit producers and consumers alike.

Bel’Export to diversify following Brexit shock
17 July 2017

The UK is currently Belgian producer/shipper Bel’Export’s chief export market, accounting for 20% of sales and 15K MT of pears each year.

China opens door to Egyptian grapes
14 July 2017

Egyptian authorities confirmed yesterday that China has agreed to import grapes from Egypt after two years of intense negotiations.

Reefer availability set to remain tight
14 July 2017

In the first six months of 2017 there were only around 41K new reefer containers delivered, indicating a second successive low-build year.

Exit price collapses
14 July 2017

The price for spot traded bananas in Ecuador is reported to have fallen well below the official minimum reference level.

Mackays the victim of TR4
14 July 2017

A farm that is part of Australia’s largest banana growing operation is confirmed as the location of the suspected case of Panama Disease.

Kuehne ups stake in Hapag Lloyd
14 July 2017

The 3PL Kuehne & Nagel parent company Kuehne Holding has increased its shareholding in the container line to 17.15%.

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