The two local canneries, owned by Star Kist and Tri Marine, fear losing their fish supply, Radio New Zealand international reports.

Jamba implements refranchising programme

Jamba Juice, a well-known juice bar chain, has announced the completion of a refranchising agreement for 73 of its juice bars in California.

EU aid for fruit/veg and dairy confirmed

EU emergency support schemes for fruit, vegetable and dairy farmers are to be extended into 2016, to help those worst affected by Russia’s ongoing import embargo, the European Commission confirmed today (July 3...

Declining European fruit juice consumption

There was a 3.3% volume fall in consumption of fruit juices and nectars in the EU last year, according to the latest AIJN Liquid Fruit Report.

UAE food, juice and dairy giant's H2 profits

Agthia Group has reported that its net profit for the first half of 2015 increased 20% from the same period in 2014 to AED125 million (USD34 mln), driven by higher sales and improved margins.

New season offers emerge for Turkish raisins

As the harvest of both sultanas and raisins in Turkey approaches, packers are becoming a little more optimistic and new season offers are beginning to emerge.

Skipjack tuna prices rise as fishing bans approach

The price for skipjack tuna in Bangkok (and Manta) has risen sharply in July.

Ukraine's walnut crop shows good progress

Ukraine’s forthcoming walnut crop has been progressing very well so far, QFN Trading & Agency said in a report today.

Latvian fish canneries to export to China

China has given the green light to another 19 Latvian fish processing firms to export their products to China, The Baltic Course reports.

US almond prices have recovered 'lost ground'

US almond prices have rebounded again after the latest crop estimate came in lower than the previous forecast, Primex International Trading Corporatio...

Argentina H1 lemon juice exports bounce back

Argentina exported 18,157 tonnes of lemon juice in January-June 2015, an 84% increase over the 9.834 tonnes exported in H1 last year.

Italy to raise its game against agricultural crime

New regulations are being drawn up in Italy to tackle criminal activity in the agricultural and food industry, where illicit profits rake up an estima...

Russia suspends canned fish imports from Latvia

Russia has banned imports from five Latvian suppliers - starting on August 1 -, despite domestic reports suggesting that canned fish may soon run shor...

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Declining European fruit juice consumption

There was a 3.3% volume fall in consumption of fruit juices and nectars in the EU last year, according to the latest AIJN Liquid Fruit Report.

Chinese IQF strawberry prices lowest on record

China is back in the ring with offers for frozen strawberries that are at their lowest price since at least 2011 and finally in line with EU current prices, although trad...

UK apple pie filling granted EU protection

The UK’s ‘Traditional Bramley Apple Pie Filling’ has been given the EU’s Traditional Specialty Guaranteed (TSG) status, the European Commission announced today ...

Philippines gets EU grant for Mindanao brand

Philippine authorities are encouraging tuna producers to develop a tuna brand for the export market, as part of an EU-funded initiative to establish a trademark...

UAE food, juice and dairy giant's H2 profits soar

Agthia Group has reported that its net profit for the first half of 2015 increased 20% from the same period in 2014 to AED125 million (USD34 mln), driven by hig...

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Ukraine's walnut crop shows good progress

Ukraine’s forthcoming walnut crop has been progressing very well so far, QFN Trading & Agency said in a report today.

Diversification and sustainability drive frozen demand at Anuga

Demand for frozen food products with a higher sustainability profile, as well as increased product diversification and offerings, is on the rise among consumers...

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Declining European fruit juice consumption

There was a 3.3% volume fall in consumption of fruit juices and nectars in the EU last year, according to the latest AIJN Liquid Fruit Report.

EU aid for fruit/veg and dairy confirmed

EU emergency support schemes for fruit, vegetable and dairy farmers are to be extended into 2016, to help those worst affected by Russia’s ongoing import embarg...

Storms damage Italian fruit and vegetables

Heavy rain and storms damaged agricultural crops in various parts of Italy in the last few days, as the heatwave gives way to scattered episodes of sudden bad w...

Jamba implements refranchising programme

Jamba Juice, a well-known juice bar chain, has announced the completion of a refranchising agreement for 73 of its juice bars in California.

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