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New Zealand braces for Cyclone Cook

13 April 2017

A week after the Bay of Plenty was drenched by the remnants of Cyclone Debbie, kiwifruit growers are preparing to face a direct hit from ‘the worst storm in decades’.

Orsero releases first results
13 April 2017

The merged GF Group/Glenalta multinational saw a double digit rise in sales revenue for 2016 and a 36% increase in net profit.

Monday vote for Del Monte deal
13 April 2017

The Ministry for the Presidency is to present the deal, which will see Del Monte commit to investing US$100m, to Panama’s National Assembly.

Kuehne and Nagel signs MoU with Alibaba
13 April 2017

The Memorandum of Understanding sees the 3PL provider offer global logistics services to customers of the Chinese e-commerce leader’s B2B business unit.

Kloosterboer cleared to enter Germany
13 April 2017

Following its acquisition of a 51% stake in the Bremerhavener Cold Store the Dutch logistics provider has been cleared for business by the cartel authorities.

Sharp rise forecast for summer lemons
12 April 2017

Spanish lemon industry body AILIMPO projects a 55% rise in the crop volume of Verna lemons to 300K MT.

NZ suspends Australian melon imports
12 April 2017

New Zealand has suspended imports of Australian rock and honeydew melons that have been treated with dimethoate.

USDA forecast shaves Florida grapefruit volume
12 April 2017

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Statistics Service projects a further 10% reduction in the 2016/17 grapefruit yield in its latest report.

Hamburg Port implements CTAS for reefer
12 April 2017

The fully-automatic reefer container monitoring system eliminates manual checking and utilizes the port’s terminal operating system.

Asia drives Chilean fruit growth
12 April 2017

In the 2015/16 season, shipments of fruit increased 20% to 483K MT, making Asia Chile’s second largest fruit market after the US.

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