Anuga will probably be the venue for frantic negotiations between buyers and sellers of PJC, as Thailand's processors start handling the winter crop.

China puts tomato crop below 6 mln tonnes

Chinese tomato production is believed to close in at about 5.8 million tonnes of fresh raw material for processing, sources in the country confirmed to FOODNEWS today.

TPP to define 21st Century global trade

Trade ministers from the 12 nations negotiating a Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade agreement have reportedly ironed out their differences and reached an agreement in what could prove to be a historic accor...

Heritage makes almonds 'amazing food'

Almonds can be described as an “amazing food”, according to a presentation from the Almond Board of California (ABC), held at the London-based Cookery School and Development Kitchen, L’Atelier des Chefs, on Oct...

Spanish canned seafood exports growing

Spanish exports of canned seafood increased by 6% in volume and value during the first seven months of the year, compared with the same period of 2014

US almond area seen maintaining growth rate

California’s planted area to almonds has increased slowly but steadily since 2006 and the level of supply is therefore consistent, Richard Waycott, president and chief executive of the Almond Board of Californi...

A Truly Global IBC Rental System: Goodpack


Mexico expects bumper lemon harvest

Mexico could harvest more than 100,000 tonnes of lemons this year.

The FOODNEWS Chile Special 2015 is out

Once again, FOODNEWS has produced its popular annual supplement on Chile, its industry and its products, in time for the world's largest trade show: A...

Slight increase in Chilean grape juice exports

Chilean concentrate exports rose by 12% in August, to 2,495 tonnes from 2,229 tonnes in August 2014.

Plum job

Serving 120 customers across 52 countries, Prunesco is well-positioned to talk all things prune-related. Commercial manager Pedro Monti assessed the s...

The FOODNEWS Anuga 2015 preview is out

Everything you need to enjoy the best of, and reap the maximum enjoyment from, the world's largest food show: Anuga.

FOODNEWS quarterly trade roundup: Q3 2015

This is the second FOODNEWS trade round-up: our statistics and data presentations produced in July-September 2015.

FOODNEWS Webinar: El Niño 2016: Be Prepared

El Niño is expected to be the strongest on record in 2016 and FOODNEWS expects it to cause havoc in the processed commodity markets.

EU chopped tomato supply getting tighter

Availability of bulk chopped tomatoes is reportedly getting tighter in Europe following strong pre-crop selling, and prices are edging up.

EU frozen raspberry buyers turning to China

Lower availability of frozen raspberries in Europe has prompted buyers to look for product in China, where local sources claim interest is on the rise.

Yee Lee wins Red Bull distribution in Malaysia

The group expects its beverage sales to double now that it has the rights to distribute Red Bull Gold, Red Bull Less Sugar and Red Bull Bottle in the country.

Greenpeace: 2% of John West tuna is pole & line

The new Greenpeace study finds that 98% of the canned tuna sold under Britain’s John West brand was caught using unsuitable methods and calls on supermarkets to...

General Mills recalls frozen green beans from US shelves

Up to 60,000 retail bags of frozen green beans manufactured by General Mills are being recalled in the US due to potential listeria contamination.


US raisin shipments show fall from year-ago levels

US total raisin shipments were 24% behind for the first month of the 2015/16 season, figures from the Raisin Administrative Committee (RAC) show.

Trade boost

FOODNEWS interviews the director of ProChile, Roberto Paiva, on the country’s latest performance in the food trade, new opportunities in Africa and other market...

Millions of rows of trade data available to subscribers

Use our new Trade Dashboard to view millions of rows of trade data for processed food commodities - from AJC to tomato paste

EU chopped tomato supply getting tighter

Availability of bulk chopped tomatoes is reportedly getting tighter in Europe following strong pre-crop selling, and prices are edging up.


Raw material prices out of reach of juice makers

Russia's juice industry is on the brink of crisis, due to soaring raw material costs.

The feast is red

Three years under the management of Sugal Group, Sugal Chile has become a crucial part of the company’s strategy to provide a longer supply window to core custo...

Peruvian alliance inaugurates new factory

The newly formed Corporacion Lindley-Arca Continental alliance has opened its new beverage plant in the Pucusana district of Peru.

FOODNEWS Half Year Outlook supplement is out

The FOODNEWS Half Year Outlook supplement is now online and available for download.