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Debbie drenches Bay of Plenty
05 April 2017

Following a wetter-than-normal March, the tail end of Cyclone Debbie has further delayed New Zealand’s kiwifruit harvest and caused minor flooding in Tauranga.

US to double apple exports to India
05 April 2017

The Washington Apple Commission said it expects to ship 5.5-6m boxes of apples to India this year.

Less is more for The Greenery
05 April 2017

Lower costs see net profit for the Dutch fresh produce trading company more than double in 2016 on a 7% reduction in sales revenue.

Seago profit halves
05 April 2017

The independent Maersk Group subsidiary, which services ports in the Baltic, Mediterranean and Russia has posted a net profit of US$75m for 2016.

Zespri reports strong interest in SunGold
05 April 2017

The kiwifruit marketer said it received 938 bids for 400 hectares of new licences and will earn NZ$98m from the allocation.

Scientists develop drones to manage fruit fly threat
05 April 2017

Drones are the latest weapons to be used to tackle fruit flies that may cause catastrophic damage to Scotland’s soft fruit crops.

Del Monte confirms Newark distribution centre
05 April 2017

Del Monte Fresh Produce is to invest approximately US$22m in its new facility and expansion into the Delaware community.

Singamas losses widen
05 April 2017

The container manufacturer saw 2016 net losses widen to US$59.4m from $2.7m in 2015 as revenue fell by almost a fifth to $916.4m from $1.1bn previously.

Banana quota brings relief
04 April 2017

Large quantities of bananas are once again available on Algerian market stalls and prices have halved overnight.

ADEX eyes UK trade deal
04 April 2017

The exporter association claims Peru could become one of the UK’s top produce suppliers if a bilateral agreement comes into effect after its departure from the EU.

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