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Wednesday, November 30, 2022

The first fruit company to partner with China's aerospace industry

Joy Wing Mau Group and China Aerospace reach strategic cooperation

On Tuesday November 29th, China successfully launched its ‘Shenzhou-XV’ manned spaceship on its way to the China Manned Space Agency. Simultaneously, a celebratory signing ceremony was hosted honoring the strategic partnership of China’s aerospace industry with China’s fruit industry, celebrating ‘Space,…

"The overall price of Jinqiu Tangerines is slightly higher than in previous years"

The Jinqiu Tangerine is a new variety of early-ripening citrus in China. Due to its early launch and comprehensive properties, the market price is ideal. It has been promoted nationwide for less than ten years, and its production areas are widely distributed and so have different characteristics. In…

The price of Vietnamese bananas doubles after Chinese market opens

In the first nine months of 2022, China spent more than US$213.4 million buying fresh bananas from Vietnam. Banana prices in the Mekong Delta doubled recently when the fruit was officially granted a "visa" to enter the Chinese market. According to China Customs statistics, as of the end of September this…

"We want to minimize the impact of chilling damage on avocado quality"

Avocado is a subtropical fruit with a respiratory climacteric, many varieties are oval, with green skin. The main commercial variety, Hass, is purple-black when ripe. Avocados are one of the few fruit varieties that contain significant amounts of fatty acids. The high concentration of monounsaturated…

The sales of Hema Shuangdacai are expected to increase by 50%

Recently, Shuangdacai (vegetables harvested after frost) finally appeared in the Hema Fresh store. In the past, Shuangdacai came on the market one after another after the First Frost. But Hema's Shuangdacai was "late" by nearly a month this year, and it was not until Light Snow that it was launched one…

"Brightly colored fruits are more acceptable in the market"

At present, the storage of domestically produced apples is coming to an end in China. In the current situation where the market momentum is not good and the fruit market has…

The first batch of Vietnamese passion fruit imported into China from Guangxi Friendship Customs

On November 27, the first import of Vietnamese passion fruit was cleared through Friendship Customs in Pingxiang, Guangxi. On the same day, a batch of 18.4 tons of Vietnamese…

Many Kerala exporters choose to avoid ‘expensive’ Kochi port

A number of Kerala-based exporters has decided to shift to major ports like Thoothukudi and Nhava Sheva in Navi Mumbai citing unaffordable ocean freight charges, long transit…

Enjoy the strawberry season with new Xuelixiang variety

This year's first of Qingpu District strawberries are hitting the market

Qingpu District is the westernmost district of Shanghai Municipality, Here, the strawberry season has started, with this year's first batch of strawberries grown in the…

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South Korea has almost zero food waste. Here’s what we can learn

Every few months or so, 69-year-old Seoul resident Hwang Ae-soon stops by a local convenience store to buy a 10-piece bundle of special yellow plastic bags. Since 2013, under South Korea’s mandatory composting scheme, residents have been required to use these bags to throw out their uneaten food. Printed…

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Andhra Pradesh

Dragon fruit catches on with Anantapur district growers

Farmers of Anantapur district have a tendency to try new fruit culture successfully. After figs and cherries, some farmers of the district embarked on the dragon fruit…

Demand for pomegranates triples at Christmas

"Demand for pomegranates usually starts to increase rapidly starting from the first week of December," reports Dario De Lisi, sales manager at Masseria Fruttirossi, the largest pomegranate producer in Italy. "We expect to be working a lot this year too, as we are already feeling the festive period…

The first batch of Vietnamese passion fruit imported into China from Guangxi Friendship Customs

On November 27, the first import of Vietnamese passion fruit was cleared through Friendship Customs in Pingxiang, Guangxi. On the same day, a batch of 18.4 tons of Vietnamese…

"We want to minimize the impact of chilling damage on avocado quality"

Avocado is a subtropical fruit with a respiratory climacteric, many varieties are oval, with green skin. The main commercial variety, Hass, is purple-black when ripe. Avocados are one of the few fruit varieties that contain significant amounts of fatty acids. The high concentration of monounsaturated…

Thai Agriculture Ministry:

‘Poor-quality durians on Shanghai roadside do not come from Thailand’

In and around Shanghai, low-quality durians from other countries are being disguised as premium-grade fruit from Thailand to deceive shoppers. Alongkorn Ponlaboot, an adviser…

Vietnam exported 164.4 tons to Japan this year

Luc Ngan lychee geographical indication protection proves profitable

Since obtaining a certificate of geographical indication (GI) from the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries of Japan in March 2021, Thieu lychee grown in Luc Ngan…

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The first fruit company to partner with China's aerospace industry

Joy Wing Mau Group and China Aerospace reach strategic cooperation

On Tuesday November 29th, China successfully launched its ‘Shenzhou-XV’ manned spaceship on its way to the China Manned Space Agency. Simultaneously, a celebratory signing ceremony was hosted honoring the strategic partnership of China’s aerospace industry with China’s fruit industry, celebrating ‘Space,…

Citrus, avocado and grape importer announces new warehouse expansion

LGS Specialty Sales, an importer of citrus, avocados, grapes and persimmons, announces the opening of its new 235,000-square-foot warehouse. As a mandarin importer in North America, this facility expansion will enable the company to further its strategic growth to help customers meet their shoppers'…

Zespri releases climate change adaption plan

Zespri has today released its first ever Climate Change Adaptation Plan – Adapting to Thrive in a Changing Climate – outlining how the kiwifruit industry intends to adapt to a…

Hortifrut grows its quarterly income by 19% thanks to dynamic blueberry offer

A strong rise in the sale of fresh fruit has given the world's largest blueberry marketer, Hortifrut, a dynamic boost, adding revenues of US$ 627 million in the first nine…

Organto announces third quarter 2022 financial results

'Third quarter sales best in the history of the company'

Organto Foods Inc., an integrated provider of organic and value-added organic fruit and vegetable products has announced its financial results for the three and nine month…

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South Korea has almost zero food waste. Here’s what we can learn

Every few months or so, 69-year-old Seoul resident Hwang Ae-soon stops by a local convenience store to buy a 10-piece bundle of special yellow plastic bags. Since 2013, under South Korea’s mandatory composting scheme, residents have been required to use these bags to throw out their uneaten food. Printed…

Miguel Gonzàlez, MG Fruit:

"Uncertainty, challenges characterize Spanish season"

"The season started well. From early September, everything was in slightly short supply. So the first products from Almeria and Murcia looked promising," begins Miguel…

Oscar van Turenhout, OV Fruit:

"Spanish products are under pressure"

"Things are going pretty well," OV Fruit's Oscar van Turenhout, a Dutch fruit and vegetable trader, summarizes the Spanish vegetable market in early November. He notes that…

Shoresh Institution for Socioeconomic Research report:

‘Allowing imports of fruit and vegetables likely to endanger food security’

Israel already imports almost half of its food; much more than half if the import of animal feed is taken into account, says the Shoresh Institution for Socioeconomic…

Vietnam: Total agri import-export value reached US$90.26 bln in the past eleven months

According to Vietnam’s Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, in the past eleven months, the total import-export value of the agricultural industry reached US$90.26…

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Enjoy the strawberry season with new Xuelixiang variety

This year's first of Qingpu District strawberries are hitting the market

Qingpu District is the westernmost district of Shanghai Municipality, Here, the strawberry season has started, with this year's first batch of strawberries grown in the…

New cherry varieties shows promise to make Chilean season even earlier

In Chile the race is not only on to get tons of cherries to China in time for the earlier New Year, but also to breed and evaluate new early maturing cherry varieties that will make their season even earlier. These new earlier maturing cherries will also taste sweeter, have fewer chill requirements with…

2022 North America cranberry crop offers modest improvements over 2021’s crop

This year’s cranberry crop has improved over last year’s. However, not as much as growers had hoped for. Following last year’s disappointing crop, the August forecast for this year predicted higher numbers. “The indication is that the “breadbasket” of cranberries, Wisconsin, was a little disappointing…

Sharon Kirk - Southern Fruits International

Good volumes of NZ cherries for for Lunar New Year

The first cherry varieties from New Zealand's Southern Fruits International are usually ready by late December and the harvest then continues with varieties ripening progressively until February. The company grows a total of eight cherry varieties each with a distinctive colour and flavour profile with…

"We have an opportunity to work with organic fruit"

Argentinian blueberry exports decrease as the world's blueberry consumption increases

In the last five years, blueberry consumption has grown exponentially throughout the world and there are new markets to supply, such as China, India, and the United Arab…

"Brightly colored fruits are more acceptable in the market"

At present, the storage of domestically produced apples is coming to an end in China. In the current situation where the market momentum is not good and the fruit market has…

Vincent Guerin, ANPP:

French pears remain very popular despite the drop in purchasing power

French pear producers had a difficult campaign last year due to the impact of the frost on the harvest. This year, however, the volumes are even better than expected. “We have revised our predictions upwards. We were expecting 137,000 tons and we have now reached 147,000 tons,” explains Vincent Guerin of…

Nepal

Apples worth Rs 500 million exported from Mustang district

Apples worth Rs 500 million (€3.7 mln) have been exported from Nepal’s Mustang District this year. Seventy percent of the total product has been supplied outside the district;…

Federation of Indian Export Organisations:

'Indian banana exports can increase four-fold'

Despite being the largest producer of bananas in the world, India is ranked 20th in exports and has a paltry 0.6 per cent share in the global banana trade. Industry sources…

Changing climate: Not all bad news for Maine blueberry growers

Maine blueberry grower Courtney Hammond spent the past summer developing a makeshift irrigation system, using sprinkler heads and hoses that he scraped together. “Two pumps…

Weekly Argentinian blueberry arrivals - 2022 / 2023

Total global blueberry shipments from Argentina at 4.228 tons until now

In week 47, Argentine blueberry shipments to the US amounted to 67 tons, of which 62 were shipped by boat. Weekly Argentinean blueberry arrivals to the US for 2022 / 2023 up til now amount to 1.173 tons, shipped by boat and air almost 50-50. This year's shipments to the UK only amounted to 38 tons so far, but continental…

Five containers of Moldovan apples ready to ship to India – Moldova Fruct

Due to the Russian war against Ukraine and the Russian embargo on Moldovan fruits, local producers are looking for new markets. Among the alternatives are the Arab countries,…

High demand for Egyptian strawberry plants

The high demand for strawberries and their adoption by growers has stimulated seed producers, one of which in the Arab region is the Egyptian strawberry Fayruz Nurseries. Mr. Emad Mahdy, owner and operator of Fayruz Nurseries, said, "We are the first nursery in Egypt to be licensed and accredited to export…

Unexpected result of blackout in the apple sector of Moldova

Managers of Moldovan factories producing apple concentrate claim that “there is an abnormal surge in the supply of industrial apples” at the beginning of the week. The…


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