More of the Turkish hazelnut crop is becoming available for sale as weather in the Black Sea growing regions improves, a UK trader noted in a report today.

Peruvian new season artichokes arriving

Artichokes in truck The first artichokes of the second season of the year are coming into Peruvian canneries. The price of artichokes paid to farmers hovers around USD0.13 per kilo ex-works.

Tomato harvest volume smaller but still good

Tomato production in Spain's Extremadura province this year will be around 10% lower than that recorded last year.

Peru starts ramping up its citrus plantations

Citrus growers in Peru are expected to increase planting of citrus varieties by 1,000 hectares per year in the next couple of years, officials from Peru’s Association of Citrus Producers (Procitrus) have announ...

Argentine H1 grape juice exports down 10%

grape juice January-June exports dropped to 51,964 tonnes from 58,325 tonnes in the first half of last year.

USDA details prices for farmer stock peanuts

US peanut prices received by farmers for all farmer stock peanuts averaged 24.4 cents per pound for the week ending August 22, the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service announced in a new report.

Camposol's sales fall will not affect its strategy

Lower volumes of asparagus, deferred results in avocados and lower shrimp prices affected leading Peruvian company Camposol’s performance in the first...

New açaí processing plant to be set up in Brazil

Belem-based powdered açaí producer and exporter Superfruits Global has been granted permission to install a new powdered açaí plant in the Processing ...

SunOpta rebrands juice processing operation

SunOpta Inc has announced today that the extraction and ingredient processing component of its integrated juice processing operation in San Bernardino...

New hazelnut facility opens in Georgia

Georgia’s role as a global hazelnut producer is expected to strengthen with the opening of a new nut drying and storage facility.

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...

Chile Special 2015

Once again, FOODNEWS will be producing its popular annual supplement on Chile, its industry, and its products, in time for the world's largest trade s...

Special: FOODNEWS' quarterly trade roundup

Welcome to this first FOODNEWS trade roundup, where we put together our most recent articles regarding trade movements, import and export flows for al...

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...

Rwandan drinks maker secures expansion loan

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

Greek processed peach prospects poorer

Canners and purée manufacturers (frequently one and the same, in Greece) are still grappling with scanty raw material deliveries and high prices, as processing ...

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...


Uncertainty over Turkish sultana and raisin prices

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

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...

Asparagus factory

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 stagnant cann...


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.

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 ...

FOODNEWS Half Year Outlook supplement is out

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