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India grape exports on target for record
07 April 2017

Of the 97K MT table grapes exported to date this season, 74K MT have been shipped to European countries.

Drought hits SA avocado crop
07 April 2017

Despite the recent rise in rainfall, the 3-year drought has indirectly affected the avocado yield this season, and volumes will be lower than usual this year.

UNICA Group heads Spanish vegetable exporters
07 April 2017

The coalition of cooperatives in Almeria, Granada, Cadiz and Murcia increased sales revenue by 15% to €172m in 2015.

El Niño to blunt hurricane season
07 April 2017

Meteorologists are forecasting a below-normal hurricane season in the Atlantic due to an expected return of the climate phenomenon.

Export relief for Indian onion shippers
07 April 2017

Shippers expect the three-month extension to the 5% export duty benefit under the Merchandise Exports from India Scheme will boost exports.

UGPBAN petitions EC on organic standards
06 April 2017

The Union of Producer Groups is demanding that organic products imported from third countries be subject to the same obligations as organic farmers in the EU.

Panama President endorses Del Monte deal
06 April 2017

President Varela has confirmed his endorsement of a commercial agreement with the US multinational to start banana production on the west coast of Panama.

Debbie does damage in NSW
06 April 2017

The strong winds and heavy rain in last week’s cyclone in northern New South Wales has caused significant damage to banana farms.

MACPAK shortsea route upgrades
06 April 2017

The new service provides a 4-day transit time between Spain and the UK, opening up opportunities for the fresh produce exporters in Murcia, Valencia and Almeria.

Galicia Greenery opens second phase
06 April 2017

The company, financed by Dutch capital, produces lettuce in western Ukraine for the domestic market.

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