Brasserie et Limonaderies du Rwanda (Bralirwa) has won a USD25 million loan from the International Finance Corporation (IFC).

Turkish hazelnut arrivals start to pick up

Turkish hazelnut arrivals from the new crop have started to pick up slightly following indications of improving weather at origin.

Ailing Chinese economy impacts DFN trading

The problems with the diminishing economic growth in China are also adversely affecting the business of dried fruits and nuts, Catz International observed in a report released today.

Greek processed peach prospects poorer

Peaches crates Canners and purée manufacturers (frequently one and the same, in Greece) are still grappling with scanty raw material deliveries and high prices, as processing of the popular Andros clingstone variety draws to ...

Uncertainty over Turkish sultana prices

Continued ambiguity dominates this year’s Turkish sultana and raisin crop which in turn is impacting prices.

Ecuador facing tuna glut and low prices

Ecuador’s tuna industry is staring at lower prices, due to over-supply, reportedly driven by overfishing, says a new report from the USDA.

South African peanut exporters stop offers

It is currently very difficult to obtain any offers out of South Africa on peanuts, Aldebaran Commodities reports.

Vegetable canner increases its fresh output

Peruvian fruit and vegetable processor DanPer is increasing its fresh fruit and vegetable production due to soaring demand for fresh produce and a sta...

Besana links with Croatian hazelnut growers

Besana Group, a leading European producer and processor of nuts and dried fruits, is coming to Croatia with the aim of establishing hazelnut productio...

Sumol+Campol's Angolan factory opens soon

The fruit juices and soft drinks bottling plant will open in the third quarter of this year.

Civil action case issued against Cutrale

Brazil’s public labour ministry (MPT) in Bauru entered a public civil action (case nº 0011967-03.2015.5.15.0025) worth BRL5 million (USD1.39 mln) agai...

Oregon on track for rise in hazelnut output

Oregon’s hazelnut crop is projected to hit 39,000 tonnes this autumn, an 8% increase over 2014, according to the USDA’s National Agricultural Statisti...

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Spain extends safety net measure for fruit

Spain is increasing the amount of peaches and nectarines that can be withdrawn from the market for processing into fruit juice under a special quota designed to ease the ...

EU tomato market stable in mid-harvest stage

Tomato producers in Europe fear an early end of the season, due to weather patterns and bunching at plants, as prices have moved only marginally and most production has b...

Ostrc has chance to finalise purchase of beverage firm

Six months after paying a HRK1 million (USD149,615) deposit for Split-based beverage company Dalmacijavino, Zagreb-based wholesale trader Ostrc will finally be ...

Californian canners' demand and drought issues

This year’s projected harvest of 306,000 (short) tons is a third of the peak in the 1960s, according to the Modesto Bee.

Azerbaijan investment in frozen French fries

A new production line for French fries has arrived from China for Bosnian potato processing company Srebrenicanka that will install the line in its new processi...


Mozambican firm plans cashew processing unit

Mozambican company Beira-Boi plans to build a cashew processing unit in the Nhamatanda district of Sofala province in the next few years, reports the Maputo dai...

Russia ban one year on: Who are the winners and losers in the fresh fruit trade?

The EU was the key supplier of fresh fruit to the Russian market prior to the agri-food import ban that started one year ago in August 2014 and is set to contin...

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Spain extends safety net measure for fruit

Spain is increasing the amount of peaches and nectarines that can be withdrawn from the market for processing into fruit juice under a special quota designed to...

São Paulo orange forecast cut by 0.9%

Orange growers in the state will harvest 288.0 million boxes (40.8kg) of oranges in the current production season, compared with 291.2 mln boxes harvested in th...


Tomato derivative launched as natural colouring

Lycored has developed a range of vibrant natural red, orange and yellow food colours from lycopene, the tomato ingredient.

TV advertising campaign focuses on 'Sunny Raisin'

UK supplier of dried fruit, nuts and seeds Whitworths has announced the launch of its first television advertising campaign.

UK's FDF calls for food and drink manufacturing council

A dedicated, industry and government-led food and drink manufacturing council would unlock huge shared value for this world-leading industrial sector, society a...