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Joy Wing Mau seals JV with Capespan
21 March 2017

With effect from April 2017, Metspan and Capespan Japan, together with Joy Wing Mau’s Asian business, will be absorbed into new joint venture Joy Wing Mau Asia.

Elite Agro secures blueberry licence
21 March 2017

The leading Abu Dhabi producer and distributor has secured a license for the exclusive rights to cultivate ‘the world’s best blueberry varieties’ in the Middle East.

Seatrade builds equipment portfolio
21 March 2017

The reefer operator is to lease more than 2,400 Carrier Transicold PrimeLINE units, including 2,000 featuring EDGE energy-saving technology.

Peru banana industry size doubles in 5 years
21 March 2017

As the industry continues to struggle with the weather, trade organization ComexPeru reveals that the value of banana exports has risen 90% since 2012.

India to expand cold chain grid
21 March 2017

The Indian government is to co-fund 100 cold chain projects as it moves towards a national grid to cut wastage of fresh produce and ensure better remuneration for farmers.

UK fruit farmers urged to use EU hail help
21 March 2017

Producers are warned that unless they take advantage of an EU-backed insurance scheme, the industry might lose subsidy funding post-Brexit.

Colombia to ship more bananas
20 March 2017

Colombian Banana Association Augura forecasts export volumes will rise 3% year-on-year in 2017.

CPG hails Saudi citrus import growth
20 March 2017

The Citrus Promotion Group said that in 2016 the sale of Turkish citrus in Saudi Arabia increased 39% year-on-year.

Korea clears Indian mangoes
20 March 2017

The news is good news for the Indian mango industry, which last year saw mango exports decline 15%.

Orsero to debut fruit on Amazon Prime Now
20 March 2017

The move to market exotic fruit on the online platform coincides with the launch of the Italian group’s ripe and ready range.

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