Thursday, October 6, 2022

Nocera, Inc. and VIE Meixin Institutional Food Development Co. enter into distribution agreement with Farmers Vending Machine Co. Ltd.

Nocera Inc., a fully integrated sustainable seafood company with a focus on manufacturing and operating land-based Recirculatory Aquaculture Systems (RAS), announced today that the Company and Meixin Institutional Food Development Co., Ltd., Nocera's Variable Interest Entity, entered into a distribution…

Last day of Fruit Attraction, photo report to follow tomorrow

Today is the third day of Fruit Attraction. Although the crowds vary significantly per hall, some Dutch exhibitors did not find the trade show to be overly busy. The question is what today, the usually quieter last day, will bring. The Belgian exhibitors praised the friendly atmosphere and visitors to…

Moldovia Special: Frozen fruit company Tiferet

"Market for frozen fruit at a standstill"

Freshly picked fruit arrives for processing Fruit frozen properly within two days of harvesting often retains more vitamins than week-old fresh fruit. The frozen fruit industry is not yet highly developed in Moldova but the ample supply of fresh fruit has enticed some companies to purchase suitable…

As production and storage is improving

Indian onion prices subdued ahead of sensitive season

India exported 1.4 million tons  of onions, valued at Rs 13 billion (€156 mln) in 2021-22. Bangladesh and Malaysia had 46% and 12% share in total onion exports respectively in the…

Southern China

Costa China farms grow blueberries, raspberries and blackberries in the Yunnan Province

Cathy Chambers is the first female general manager to be appointed within the Costa operations. The Costa China farms grow blueberries, raspberries and blackberries in the…

Under the cover of a fruit business

Kerala businessman arrested in Mumbai for drug smuggling

This weekend, the Directorate of Revenue Intelligence arrested a Malayali businessman in connection with a drug trafficking incident in Maharashtra. The suspect has been…

APM Terminals CEO, Keith Svendsen:

'In the land of Kaizen– my reflections from Japan!’

I’ve recently had the pleasure of visiting APM Terminals Japan and our terminal in Yokohama. Yokohama continuously tops the charts when it comes to efficiency and is – year…

Japan hopes that farm exports can alleviate weak yen troubles

Most Japanese farmers - like many other key players in the economy - are up in arms about the yen's 20% slide this year, as this slump has inflated costs for imported fuel,…

Pakistan vegetable prices go through the roof

The retail price of high-demand vegetables (tomatoes and onions) has surged in the open market, annoying the public at large that, perhaps, is passing through the worst…

Sea Intelligence

Congestion issues have been cut in half compared to January 2022

With the continued gradual improvement in schedule reliability in August 2022 and the resultant improvement in vessel delays, the global fleet that was unavailable due to these delays dropped to 7.9%. This was from a peak of 13.8% in January 2022. Keeping in mind the baseline unavailable capacity of 2%…

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Japan hopes that farm exports can alleviate weak yen troubles

Most Japanese farmers - like many other key players in the economy - are up in arms about the yen's 20% slide this year, as this slump has inflated costs for imported fuel,…

European Commission is asking Italy to reduce pesticides by 62 percent

The European Commission is asking Italy to reduce pesticides by 62 percent, despite the fact that the health and environmental risks induced by these products are already very…

Roberto Boscolo, wholesaler at Maap

"Good summer for exports, but things have slowed down now"

Roberto Boscolo, coordinator of wholesalers at Maap Padua, reports that summer was very pleasing when it comes to fresh produce exports, especially summer fruit. Now, however, the situation has changed.  "Tourism was great, so we sold a lot especially in tourist destinations. But, most of all, exports went…

Short-term outlook for EU agricultural markets in 2022

2022/23 EU consumption of fresh apples expected to go slightly down

This short-term market outlook is driven by the negative impact of thehot and dry weather that affected large parts of the EU, by the impactof the Russian invasion of Ukraine…

Singapore wholesaler fined $6,000 for illegally importing over 395 kg of fruits and vegetables

A company that imports fresh produce was fined $6,000 for illegally importing about 395 kg of undeclared and underdeclared fresh fruits and vegetables such as Chinese cabbage,…

FreshPlaza Funny

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