First offers on new crop eastern European walnuts have been more expensive than US product, QFN Trading & Agency observed in a report on October 5.

Raw material costs hit Russian juice industry

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

Californian tomato deliveries winding down

Deliveries of processing tomatoes to Californian factories are winding down in October, as the crop enters its closing weeks.

Pineapple juice price to increase again

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...

A Truly Global IBC Rental System: Goodpack


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 super...

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 ...

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.

Spanish lemon crop starts as Argentina's ends

Lemons for fresh consumption are being traded at around EUR0.85-0.90 per kilo, according to AILIMPO, the Spanish lemon and grapefruit growers' associa...

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...

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.

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.

Calvo Group to invest over USD5mln in Salvadorian plant

The Spanish seafood processor is planning to invest between USD5-7 mln over the next five years to improve production lines in its El Salvador-based factory.

Nestlé in talks to form ice cream joint venture

Nestlé is holding talks with French-owned R&R Ice Cream about merging the two companies’ respective ice cream businesses, Reuters reports.


China seen increasing raisin production

China is expected to boost its raisin output 5% in 2015/16 (August-July) to 190,000 tonnes, the USDA said in a recent report.

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.

Mexico expects bumper lemon harvest

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

China's tomato paste giants increase production

China’s two largest tomato processors, Cofco Tunhe and Chalkis, have produced 10% more tomato paste this year, despite the country’s smaller tomato crop.

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.

FOODNEWS Half Year Outlook supplement is out

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