Poland exporting its AJC to the US

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Polish AJC is already being sold in the US, FOODNEWS understands. Volumes are not believed to be huge at this stage, but can be expected to increase.

Dried apricot prices finally stop rising

apricots dried Dried apricot prices may have quadrupled this year but at least prices have stabilised, according to a new report from Dutch trading house Catz International.

Typhoon damage to coconuts will not last

Desiccated coconut Although typhoon damage will reduce coconut production in the Philippines this year, the setback is only temporary.

SPC Ardmona fruit volumes 'look steady'

SPC Ardmona peaches SPC Ardmona has told FOODNEWS its new products will include fruit packed in coconut water and snack packs.

Italian tomato paste exports readjust in Q1

tomatoes Italian tomato paste exports decreased by 10% in the first quarter of 2014, as a number of medium-sized destinations reduced their demand for the product.

Tomato production in Argentina decreases

tomatoes on vine Argentina’s processing tomato production fell 6% to 391,000 tonnes in the 2013/14 season, according to the latest information released by the country’s tomato producers’ association, Asociación Tomate 2000.

German organics must not be restricted by bureaucracy

The German minister of agriculture, Christian Schmidt, emphasised the economic importance of the organic sector at a meeting this week.

Raspberry farm price clash in Serbia continues

A large disparity of farm gate prices for the 2014 raspberry crop among Serbian regions was the topic of a July 4 meeting between representatives of S...

Princes completes factory overhaul

A multi-million pound redevelopment project at the company's plant in Bradford, Yorkshire, is now finished.

The tomato consumption dilemma

Consumption of tomato products has proved difficult to estimate, as latest figures appear to suggest global demand is lower than previously thought. T...

World Cup delays some orange deliveries

The World Cup has caused certain delays in the delivery of oranges for processing at Cutrale’s juice plant last week in Araraquara, the company has to...

Ethical labour PR campaign for Thailand

Thailand's fishing industry is considering a PR campaign promoting its ethical standards, industry contacts say.

Spain's strawberry output stable but prices low

Spain’s strawberry production in the recently-finalised crop remained on stable volumes, but the season was characterised by market prices up to 40% l...

The likely eclipse of an AJC industry

AJC processors at the recent JIC (fruit juice) conference in Xi'an appear to be in a state of near desperation as they see their already fragile markets shrinking, and ne...

Polish frozen strawberries cheaper than Chinese

Polish frozen strawberries are being offered at cheaper prices than Chinese arguably for the first time ever, as the eastern European origin is having a strong crop while...

Can the BRIICS recover their growth potential?

There are increasing question marks over whether the BRIICs and other middle-income countries can recover the impressive economic growth rates seen before the financial c...

Juice maker negotiates peach crop purchase

Slovenia’s fruit juice maker Fructal and the country’s agricultural cooperative Vipava have reached an agreement for the purchase of all peaches from Slovenia’s...

Anchovy shortage threatens Peru's canneries

The principal challenge facing Peru’s seafood canning industry is the inconsistency of fish supply, industry officials have announced. “In recent years, demand ...

USDA buying frozen fruit

The USDA is currently securing offers from frozen fruit suppliers to amass product that will be used in its National School Lunch Program and nutrition assistan...

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Plant upgrade will permit production increase

Portuguese dried fruit manufacturer Frueat has told FOODNEWS it will increase the company’s annual production capacity from 1.5 million product units to 8.0 mln...

Can the BRIICS recover their growth potential?

There are increasing question marks over whether the BRIICs and other middle-income countries can recover the impressive economic growth rates seen before the f...

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The likely eclipse of an AJC industry

AJC processors at the recent JIC (fruit juice) conference in Xi'an appear to be in a state of near desperation as they see their already fragile markets shrinki...

Little interest in processing orange sales

Only 45% of the total value of orange premiums on offer was successfully negotiated in the first PEPRO auction held to award price-equalising premiums to citrus...

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Kevian Kenya to add tomato juice to its portfolio

Kenyan juice manufacturer Kevian Kenya is investing USD22.4 million in the introduction of new product lines to its portfolio, including tomato juice.

kevian kenya

Kevian Kenya to add tomato juice to its portfolio

Kenyan juice manufacturer Kevian Kenya is investing USD22.4 million in the introduction of new product lines to its portfolio, including tomato juice.

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