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Agritrans seeks redemption
22 March 2017

Less than two years after Haiti shipped its first commercial volume of bananas since 1955, hundreds of hectares of plantations now lie fallow.

Carriers subpoenaed in antitrust probe
22 March 2017

Antitrust investigators at the U.S. Justice Department have subpoenaed top executives from several container shipping lines as part of a probe into the global industry.

IG to export fruit
22 March 2017

India’s Mumbai-based leading fruit importer IG International says it is to move into export markets with bananas, grapes and onions.

COSCO opens Fangchenggang to fruit
22 March 2017

The port city in South China’s Guangxi Zhuang region was approved as an appointed fruit import port in 2015.

Frosts hurt US stonefruit crops
22 March 2017

The South Carolina Department of Agriculture said the state’s peach farmers are facing the worst crop damage in a decade.

Doubts surface over Melbourne Steritech facility
22 March 2017

The new A$5m X-ray facility to treat export-bound fruit cannot currently be used on produce destined for some of Australia’s largest horticultural markets.

Kiwifruit industry gives NZKGI vote of confidence
22 March 2017

New Zealand Kiwifruit Growers Inc. says it has been given a strong mandate by growers to work on their behalf for the next six-year kiwifruit levy cycle.

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.

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